Before & After: A Sad Little Bar Cart Gets Beautified

published Jan 28, 2014
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(Image credit: Jenelle Bruno)

Jenelle found this abandoned cart in her garage when she moved into her home over a year ago. Using one very key ingredient, she turned it into a brand new piece that she’s proud to display in her new home.

(Image credit: Jenelle Bruno)

She scuffed up the rusty chrome legs and battered yellow shelves with steel wool and then smartly used spray auto primer to provide a durable base for the next layer: hammered brass for the legs and Rust-Oleum London Grey Satin for the shelves.

Jenelle says:

The whole project took me less than two hours. The finished look is great, and we now have a place to display some of our favorite barware. Best of all, we were able to use something that would’ve otherwise been ignored or discarded!

Thank you Jenelle!