I am so over roosters. I did have them in my house once upon a time but those days are over and done. My house is now rooster free but I couldn’t pass up this rooster pitcher that I found on a Shanty Shopping Spree (yes this is a term we use often) with Whitney. I purchased it at Jo-Ann’s for $5.00 and some change. I liked the shape of the spout and the handle and I knew a little spray paint would turn this shanty pitcher chic! This lonely rooster has no idea her days are numbered…

Two coats of Krylon Ivory Satin spray paint (purchased at Wal-Mart for $2.00) and the rooster is just a memory….

Definitely an improvement but it is so boring….

A dry brush of Lamp (Ebony) Black over this cute #7 stencil I made with my Cricut might do the job…..

Cute but still missing something….

A finish-off with twine (also purchased at Wal-Mart – $4.00 for a huge spool) and that should do it! I wrapped the twine around the top about 6 times and tied a bow on the side! I just love the way my new shanty2chic pitcher looks and it was so cheap! As always ~ Enjoy!

I will be posting this at reinvented for Trash to Treasure Tuesday go check it out! Lot’s of great ideas there! http://www.reinventedkb.com/2009/09/pumpkins-rising.html
I will also be posting this for Transformation Thursday at The Shabby Chic Cottage!
I will also be posting this at DIY Thursday at A Soft Place to Land! Shanty2Chic~Ashley’s Rooster Pitcher Transformation
I will also be posting this at Hooked on Houses! Check it out! Great stuff to get hooked on! http://hookedonhouses.net/2009/09/17/hooked-on-painted-doors/

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  1. What a nice little transformation. Guess you didn't participate in the recent rooster party, didja? LOL
    The addition of the stencil was cute, but the twine really set it over the top!
    🙂 Sue

  2. So super cute. I love the number it just made the pitcher 10 times cuter.
    I am the next on the list between your 2 projects. I hope you'll come for a visit.

  3. Great way to get rid of the rooster. I just did a post last week about things in our homes that should go and roosters were on the list. They are definitely a cock-a-doodle-don't.

  4. Lovely transformation!! I am SO with you on the rooster sentiments, can't stand the things!

  5. I love it! I lost interest about 10 years ago in roosters and apples. I am sure I will want them again in about another 20 years!


    And.. I'm SO over roosters too! I had some in our first 2 appartments, but then about 11 years ago, I just wanted them out.of.my.sight LOL!

  7. Looks fabulous! I need to just spray paint something, it's a little fear of mine that I need to get over, lol!