Before & After: Sarah Saves a Bar Cart

published Mar 13, 2013
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(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

This bar cart was far from perfect, but it sported some nice mid century stylings. Sarah picked it up at a thrift shop and set out to banish the bad stain and bring back its former glory.

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

From Sarah:

I have been seeing the most adorable bar carts lately, and after spotting this one at a local thrift store, I knew there was plenty of work to be done. First, the laminate wood paneling on the sides was removed, at which point the entire piece was sanded down, revealing the beautiful veneer underneath. The wood was stained a rich brown, while the sides were painted a dark olive green. The metal frame got a face lift with gold Rust-Oleum spray paint. This versatile piece now makes a stunning addition to the home as a bar cart, bookcase, or added storage.

Sarah is offering this bar cart for sale in her shop, Trevi Vintage Design

Thanks, Sarah!

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(Images: Sarah Baumbach)