Tuesday, December 3, 2013

More about my Vintage Sleds

One day last summer my daughter walked
up to the house pulling a sled...

vintage sled www.homeroad.net 

I've taught them well... picking out 
of the garbage is not always a bad thing.

As you may have seen already, 
this Christmas sled is decorating our mantel...

Did you see it yesterday in the Junkers United Showcase?

vintage sled www.homeroad.net

I used Old White Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and a stencil
and brought new life to this vintage sled.

I painted only the center boards, leaving all the old rusty,
vintage metal and red sideboards in their original condition.

vintage sled www.homeroad.net

A beautiful family heirloom for years to come.

Another treasured vintage sled is decorating our
front door this holiday season...

I painted this 5' sled red then distressed the edges.

I'm using a string of rusty bells and the house
number I purchased at Decor Steals to decorate the sled.

If you love old sleds and vintage junk like I do 
then please check out my Junkers United post where I used the white sled on my mantel to create a vintage holiday scene!

And don't forget to link up to the Junkers United Link Party!

We may be showcasing your linked project on our FB pages!

And please visit 

my local Annie Sloan distributor!


  1. I love the red sled too. Haven't tried my Annie Sloane paint yet!

  2. I love sleds and yours are fantastic. They make wonderful Christmas decorations. Such lucky finds!

  3. I love how you dressed up your sleds! I picked up a couple over the summer. One I left as is and the other I painted red which was really out of character for me. It's on my porch.



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