Thrift Store Iron Plant Stand Repurpose

This thrift store iron plant stand repurpose is perfect idea for some of those yard sale finds. Some spray paint and a new way to use it, brings old objects back to life.

Thrift Store Plant Stand Repurpose

Today’s post is for all of my thrifty friends out there! The one’s who get excited over a great bargain and home decor makeovers. Is that you? It sure is me!

Thanks to my friend Kathy from Petticoat Junktion for inviting me to be a part of this fun challenge along with some of the best DIY bloggers out there!

I like to repurpose items and use them for things other than what they were originally intended.  Maybe that’s my thrifty side or maybe my creative side but I find it fun.

I found this cute little iron plant stand for $2. Excellent condition as is but sort of boring.

Thrift Store Iron Plant Stand Repurpose- Before

The very best way to spiff this little plant stand up is of course spray paint.  I was very lucky that between all of the extreme cold and ice there was a day of mild weather.  I took it out back in the woods to paint.  The color I used is a great shade of blue green called Moonlit Surf.  The paint + primer works very well.

Thrift Store Iron Plant Stand Makeover with spray paint

The hall bathroom didn’t have a towel holder so the iron plant stand was a great addition to the counter . It adds a bit of Spring in there, especially since the leaves outside the windows have snow on them! This bathroom could use a mini makeover.  I plan to paint the walls and change out the light fixture.  I’m adding it to my DIY Spring to list.  You know, that list that keeps going through all of the seasons.

Thrift Store Iron Plant Stand Repurpose as bathroom accessory

I thought I should try it on the kitchen table as a centerpiece too.  It would be a great piece to use as a server.  I could add a mason jar or bowl into the plant holder for either utensils or dips.  Lots of options.

Thrift Store Iron Plant Stand Makeover-Table Centerpiece

If you liked this thrift store challenge then you might like some of my other thrifty makeovers.

Thrift Store Lamp Makeover

Thrift Store Lamp Makeover-Gold Spray Paint-Mod Podge

Mid Century Modern Dresser Makeover

Thrift Store Mid Century Modern Drexel Dresser

Ceramic Owl Makeover

Quick Tip Friday Refresh dated pieces with Spray Paint


Now it’s time for you to stop by and see what my blogging friends came up with! You may recognize their beautiful faces…

Thrift Store Decor Team

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  1. Super cute and super duper ready for Spring cheer! Great color Sonya.

  2. Great idea Sonya. You know I love anything iron! Using it as a towel holder is genius. A can of spray paint works wonders on pieces like this. Thanks for the inspiration and for being part of the team!

    1. Thanks Christy…I want to paint lots of things with the color!

  3. Marlene Stephenson says:

    That is too cute,and painting it really made it better.Thanks Sonya.

  4. SPRAY PAINT (clapping!)
    So cute, what a difference, I am always amazed :)))
    It’s so darling in the new color!!

    1. I feeling a spray painted Spring coming up! It’s so easy and makes such a big difference.

  5. Yes, Yes! the liitle planter is so adorable and i just love it in your bathroom. So sweet and cute. I’m very excited to come upon your site and this challenge. My passion is to find the treasure and bring it back to life. I know I will enjoy your other posts too.

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