Vintage Christmas Sled

Vintage sled decorated for Christmas.

 

A few months ago we spotted a vintage sled in a garbage pile on the side of the road.  I have always loved the way they look, so we grabbed it, knowing we could do something with it.

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Needless to say, it wasn’t very pretty.  I wiped it down well and then put one coat of dark stain on it.  When the stain was dry, I put on a coat of rub on poly urethane to protect it and make the color rich.

sled 2After seeing this post from Anderson and Grant, I knew how I wanted to make a Vintage Christmas Sled out of it.  Putting together the greenery was pretty easy.  I absolutely LOVE how it turned out.  The dark stain, makes it look elegant and all the Christmas greenery makes it classy.  It is my favorite Christmas decoration this year.

 

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