You may not recognize the scarlet beauty. Perhaps this will refresh your memory.
I know some of you will be mad at me for painting that fun, chippy little scale. But, I think that crisp, fire engine red was just what she needed.
And, now she just loves her new home amongst the Fiestaware. Who wouldn’t?
The most shocking part to me was how well the actual face of the scale cleaned up. My BFF Magic Eraser just cut the years of yuck off the front, and it’s good as new.
After scrubbing her and taping off the face, I sprayed her with my favorite brand of Rustoleum paint, Painter’s Touch Ultra Cover 2x. It was on sale at Menards for $1.98/can. And, Ryan wasn’t the least bit surprised when I came home with 12 cans. Can you blame me?
It was a little difficult to get a perfect paint job without painting the face, but I decided to embrace the imperfection. It’s old and it’s beautiful. Someday, we’ll all be the same way. 😉
What do you think?