Weathered Buckets/Planters

Hello sweet friends, hope all is well!  Hoping in real quick to share quick finds I plan on using for plants on our deck this year.

We saw these on Instagram at the our thrifting spot.  They were a steal so John drove with his mask in hand to pick them up curbside for me, he’s the best!


The old dairy pail has such neat graphics so I added a clear coat of Artisan top coat to make it really stand out.

John and I love cars and we watch the auto channel and saw them add a clear coat to a rusted car.  Sounds weird but it looked gorgeous.


So, I decided to do it to the large pail.  Look how gorgeous the graphice are!


I can’t wait to fill these with plants!

I’m going to add them to our deck mixed with more formal planters we have had forever and received a face lift last season.

I’m love mixing very old with new an admirer of rustic and elegance!


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Hello, my name is Cindy and welcome to Cloches & Lavender. I enjoy making our house a home with antiques and thrifted finds. Antiques are used as my staples in my dcor to remain on a budget. I will often upcycle pieces with paint to make them new again. I enjoy DIYs

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