Rescue Mission: 9 Steps to Rejuvenate Old Wooden Stool

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You might get bored of looking your old furniture in a same form and appearance!!! And yeah its true…What creativity you can do is to rejuvenate your old furniture from your scrap yard? Here we have tried to give you an economic solution so that in a creative way you can use your old furniture. For example if you have an old stool, which somehow you found that is now become too old & dull and you want to remodel it. Just follow the steps given below, you will definitely feel creative and unique after reading this article!

You’ll need the following things…

Furniture – old stool White glue Turpentine
Naturally fallen leaves which you like the most! A pair of scissors Rag (old piece of cloth)
Oil paint (matt or glossy) Gold or silver spray paint Newspaper
A flat brush Varnish
Must Read: 6 Steps to Rejuvenate Your Old Wooden Chair!

Here are the tips which will rejuvenate the old wooden stool of your house:

Step – 1:

First simply spread the newspaper on the floor and place the old stool over it. Paint the stool with glossy or matt oil paint of your choice. If you select the shade of black or brown colour will serve you better look!

Step – 2:

Start painting from the top to the bottom of the stool and leave the paint to get dry for about 2 hours.

Step – 3:

Now Collect the fallen leaves (which are your favourite) from your garden. Ensure that it should be reasonably flat because you are applying it over a stool surface. Clean the leaves and cut off the stems.

Step – 4:

Place the leaves on top of the stool by creating an interesting pattern or in a simple way as shown in figure. Apply the white glue on it to stick the leaves with its veins facing upward!

You can create any pattern of your choice!

Step – 5:

When applying glue make sure that the leaves get firmly stuck and are absolutely flat!

Step – 6:

Once the glue gets dried out, spray the leaves with silver or gold paint. Allow the paint to dry.

Step – 7:

Now prepare a mixture of white glue with water and its consistency should be such that it is easily spreadable!

Step – 8:

Apply this mixture one coat on the stool surface and allow it to get dry for a one night. The protective coat will ensure that the stool surface is flat and smooth.

Step – 9:

Now you can apply a thin layer of varnish over the coat of glue & water for an additional protection!

And your stool is ready with a new look…!!!

Courtesy:  Neha Mithbawkar & Bhushan Kavatlar

Also Read: Want an Antique Look of Your Side Table…Just Follow 9 Steps!

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