Before & After: Dabito's "Old Brand New" Planter

Now, anyone who has ever attempted a DIY project around the house knows that they don't always go as planned and that is definitely not always a bad thing. Sometimes the new directions that unexpected "oops" moments take us to are pure serendipity — you just need to be able to recognize the luck of your results and put the brakes on at the right moment…
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...and the After!

That's exactly what happened to Dabito of Old Brand New with this thrifted planter: I saw this brown planter at a thrift store and knew it would be perfect for my lucky money tree. I had to do something about the color so I grabbed some leftover yellow paint (Rust-oleum) and slapped it on.

The drips were a happy accident. At first, I wanted to paint it completely yellow but half way through, I was feeling the color block and then the drips happened when I stepped out to take a breather. VoilĂ , a yellow drip planter. So goodbye terracotta and hello yellow!

The lesson here? Be open to unexpected twists and turns while working on a project and don't be afraid to switch things up mid-stream - there is no one "correct" end result. The best, most interesting and unique-to-you results are often the ones that are inspired by the process itself!

Check out more photos and info: Yellow Drip Planter | Old Brand New

Images: Dabito/Old Brand New

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