It was seventy degrees on Sunday, so of course I found something to spray paint!
We had a run-of-the-mill plastic step stool in the bathroom for B that I really didn’t like. Call me a snob, but I hate that so much baby and kid gear (the affordable stuff anyways) is garishly colored plastic. Of course, I also don’t want it to look like we have no child living here. For us, it’s about finding a balance and trying to come up with alternatives to the plastic stuff.
Here’s the old step stool. It’s now located in B’s closet where he can easily use it to reach his toy shelves.
Here’s the step stool I commandeered from Jesse’s shop. Because what’s his is mine…or something like that…
I wiped the stool down, covered the top and gave it a quick coat of spray paint. I didn’t do any work to the wood top because I think the marks and scuffs give it character.
After letting the paint dry over night, I added rubber grippy things to the feet to keep it from sliding around or marking the floor. The grippy things are located in the same section as the felt slider things at the hardware store 🙂
This little stool is the perfect height for B to reach the sink and for me to sit and supervise during bath time. Plus, it’s not too shabby to look at. Form and function, yay!
Am I silly, or do you try to combat all the plastic kiddo stuff, too?
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