Thrift Store Rooster Makeover
Hi Cottage Friends,
I've been wanting a rooster for my kitchen for a while now. But not just any rooster. I wanted one with a French Country vibe. After watching one of my favorite Youtubers transform a tacky thrift store ceramic figurine into a fabulous French Country piece with chalk paint and white wax, I wondered if I could find a rooster to redo. Fortunately, I found one for $2.99 at Goodwill. A very gaudy rooster that prior to witnessing the ceramic makeover on Youtube I would have passed over without a second thought.
The only before photo I have of the rooster is this one.
I had already begun the painting process on most of the rooster when I realized I hadn't snapped a before photo. This photo doesn't give a true picture of just how gaudy and awful this rooster was. The clerk at the Goodwill checkout called it "the dalmatian rooster". Well, yeah, what with the smattering of all those polka dots.
Now it sits on the windowsill above my kitchen sink, along with a French Soda bottle and a vintage transferware vase (both thrift store finds), and a scented candle. (And, yes, I need to paint the windowsill. It's on the To-do List.)