May 9, 2012

my pool side beverage cart


I'm so happy with how my little bar cart turned out. All it needed was a good scrubbing and some spray paint.  I got all the rust off of the chrome with Brillo pads. They worked like magic. Now, I'm all ready for entertaining this summer. I've already stocked up on some of my favorite drinks. Not too bad for a little $12 yard sale find. my

The cart before, Kenzie is on the left

After - I used a flat black spray paint on the frame and handles,
and "Ivory Silk" and "Aqua"  Rustolium in a satin finish on the center panels.





Here's some more
from pinterest:



















ciao! fabiana

29 comments:

Judy said...

That looks awesome. You did a great job. I have something similar...I can't wait for the weather to warm up here enough so that I can be outside and use it. Thanks for sharing at DIYbyDesign.

✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life said...

Super redo on the cart. The view of the pool looks very inviting :)

Dee

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Love the cart and what a great idea using it by the pool. Thanks for linking to the Open House party. xo, Sherry

Amanda said...

Love the cart! I've always wanted one that had a nice retro feel to it - and I love the colors you chose too!

I would love it if you would link up at Watch Out, Martha!’s first link up party: Martha Mondays on May 7th! Hope to see you there! (www.watchoutmartha.net )

Sandy said...

Your remake is perfect. Great job
painting it also.
Nice post, now all I need is one
of those pools.....
Sandy

Fishtail Cottage said...

I love yours more than any of the others - what a great cart for your poolside.....hummmm? my next vacation might be in your back yard? lol Thanks so much for linking up to the Cottage Garden Party over here at Fishtail Cottage! xoox, tracie

Tanya@takesix said...

Great job, it looks wonderful!

Chubby Chieque said...

What a great idea. It turn out fantastic.

I love bar trolley and I need to have now that our weather is warmer.

TY for kicking my thoughts §;-)

Happt TsS,
/CC

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Love the way your cart turned out.

Laura from Top This Top That said...

Cocktail please! Awesome job on your cart. I am going to feature on my weekly wow's on Sunday.
Laura

chateau chic said...

Great drink cart transformation. So chic!
Mary Alice

Janel@hatingmartha said...

What a great idea! I have a cart just screaming for something done with it...you give me good ideas :). Thanks for linking to the Stinky Linky. My cart thanks you :).

Anonymous said...

I love it! What a fun and easy idea.

Laurel @ Ducks in a Row said...

What a difference - now I want a beverage cart!

Dharma said...

I want....over from Stinky Linky :)

lulumusing said...

Great collection of bar carts. I even see mine there! It had become quite rusty, so it got cleaned off, spray painted silver and now looks very saucy!

Kristel said...

Your Cart turned out wonderful! Can I come over to your party? Coming over form Tatertots and Jello.

Becolorful said...

Really like the fresh take on your beverage cart. if only I had a pool. :D Actually, I am thinking a bar cart would be the perfect addition to one of the rooms INSIDE our home. Thanks for the inspiration and for sharing on BeColorful
pam

Michele said...

Your little cart turned out great. The redo was inspired. Wonderful job.

Jen @ The Social Home said...

Absolutely lovely! Thank you for all the inspiration! Newest follower to your blog :)

Connie said...

Hi Fabiana, I'm Connie at http://hotflashncraftn.blogspot.com/, a new GFC friend. I would love if stop by and be mine, too.
Nice touch showing all the others, but your turned out nice. When's the party?

Athena at Minerva's Garden said...

Your cart turned out darling--I love the pink and the aqua together! And I like Tab, but haven't had any in years!

Tammy Partin Spangler said...

I love your beverage cart! My son has a rusty one in his barn that I've been meaning to redo for our backyard! I'm your newest following, Blessings, Tammy

Nita {ModVintageLife} said...

I featured this today at Mod Mix Monday!


http://modvintagelife.blogspot.com/2012/05/mod-mix-monday-49.html

lauren @ West Furniture Revival said...

great idea and i love the way yours turned out!

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Your cart is so nice! I like the inspirational photos, too.

Six Sisters said...

The cart is so cute!! We loved having you link up to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." We hope you'll be back soon! -The Sisters

Robin said...

I am on the lookout for one of these. Yours turned out great. It seems hard to find one that's tall enough to be a true "bar" cart. Thanks for sharing these great examples.

Robin
Robin Flies South

Lauren Kelly said...

Great post! Thanks for sharing!



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