The new year is coming and with it comes the perfect excuse to try out some fabulous new projects.
Whether you’re planning on giving your furniture a makeover, creating some great new decorative accessories for your home or just to spruce up your old appliances so that they’re just as good as new, Rust-Oleum has something for every task.
Make It Shabby will be featuring some excellent how-tos in the coming weeks and one lucky reader will be well prepared after winning £200 worth of fantastic Rust-Oleum products!
How to enter:
All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is to leave a comment letting us know what DIY or craft projects you have planned for 2015.
Extra chances to win can also be gained by:
1. Following Make It Shabby on Facebook and mention the competition in your status, linking back to this page. Leave a separate comment below to say that you have done so.
2. Following Make It Shabby and Rust-Oleum on Twitter and tweet about the competition, linking back to this page. Leave a separate comment below to say that you have done so.
3. Following Make It Shabby on Google+ and mention this competition linking back to this page. Leave a separate comment below to say that you have done so.
4. Subscribing to the Make It Shabby fortnightly newsletter. Leave a separate comment below to say that you have done so.
5. Subscribing to Make It Shabby daily email updates. Leave a separate comment below to say that you have done so.
Make sure you leave a separate comment below for each entry method used.
The competition closes at 23.59 on 15th January 2015. UK entries only.
176 thoughts on “Win £200 of Rust-Oleum Products!”
We are renovating our house and the bedroom and sitting room are first on the list for next year.
As im a newly single mum its out with the old and in with the new, I want to make a lot of changes to our house from the lounge to the bedrooms put my style and stamp on the place. Anew year a new home
the garden will be getting a makeover – decorations, pots, planters etc – hopefully they will all be wonderfully colour co-ordinated 🙂
Thinking about doing the bathroom
I am planning to paint and repair the greenhouse!
We’re doing up the kitchen – we’ve already torn the shelves down and the plan is to make our own shelves in the new year and a cabinet too, then a fresh paint job and put them on the wall. We’ve got dinnerware and cookbooks everywhere at the moment!
I plan to have new flooring for my flat and paint the walls
I want to upcycle some old furniture
I’m planning to build and customise storage drawers for my make up and accessories
My daughter wants to redecorate her bedroom. She’s going from pink, floral to grey and yellow! We’re on a tight budget so there will be lots of upcycling involved!
First up in the new year is to strip and repaint a very scratched and dull typewriter, I can feel something orange coming on.
Reupholstering 2 mid century chairs with some specially printed fabric, trying to decide what colour to paint the wood work.
paint the bathroom
I’m just finishing the sewing room then its the hallway, the bathroom, the railings, the kitchen. Its endless.
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I am planning to upcycle vintage furniture in shabby chic style; ,I have chests, tables and bureaus waiting for my attention, I also love making cake stands from vintage China. I have just learned how to do a bit of flower arranging, so I will be putting together centre pieces in decorated mason jars for family and friends.
Repainting the kitchen cupboards
Upcycling some old furniture
I plan to completely change my bedroom. This will include changing the carpet, painting the walls, putting up new shelves etc. It’s a much bigger job than it sounds, which is why is has taken me so long to do.
We’ve got to sort the patio out this year – either relay another, or put a deck down
I plan to paint my kitchen cupboards.
We’ve been shabbying up old furniture using Rust-Oleum chalk paint (Winter Grey, Cocoa and Antique White) for the past few months and plan to take on some bigger pieces of furniture next year. Our local B&Q never has the Rust-Oleum sealing wax though so we have to keep borrowing it from a friend!
Need to paint my diy record player.
Renovate/decorate my bedroom
I would like to renovate my old indian wood furniture by making it shabby chic!
Restoring my bedside table
i use thes products to up cycle old motorcycle parts
I’m going to try for a shabby chic effect on my writing bureau.
It’s a new kitchen for us in the New Year. We love DIY so will be doing it all ourselves.
Already subscribed to newsletter. Would love to win to make over my nephews playroom.
I am going to pimp my garden tools. I am fed up of losing them in the garden or throwing them accidentally in the compost heap,, so the brighter and jazzier the better.
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Do up my bedroom
I am going to revamp my daughters pine kitchen units to a lighter and more stylish colour
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decorating the kitchen
I have so much i need to do in 2015, I want to do my sons bedroom, my bedroom, my bathroom and my living room and I need a new kitchen!
We moved into our first family home last year and we still have a few rooms left to finish
gonna make a princess canopy for over ym bed
I am planning to revamp the lounge, its gonna be a big job because we need to fully plaster!
Trying to make the whole house look a bit vintagy
We are half way through renovating our bathroom
Operation conservatory is planned for January ……. 🙂
Planning to knock down the kitchen wall and extend, re-roof with a new kitchen, utility room and down stairs bathroom and dining room – I am going to be living in a building site for months 🙁
Build a vegetable trug out of old wooden pallets
putting together new wardrobes
First on the list is putting up all my daughters new bedroom furniture, then we are going to make some shelving for the garage to store shoes on! I’m hopeful I will get a cold box built for the garden soon and also a bin shed too!
Strip down and repaint a large wrought iron gate
I m going to pain’t my office furniture
Redecorating the living room
Landscaping the garden and renovating some old garden furniture.
We are ripping out our bathroom and making it into a wet room
It’s a new kitchen for me in the New Year. I love DIY so I will be doing most of it myself.
my plans are to make the garden a great play area for the kids with a veg garden at the back for me and the hubby
make over my bedroom
Redecorating all the bedrooms this year
renovating an 1920’s typewriter to be able to photograph it, but also to be able to play a piece of music on it, written by Leroy Anderson
painting the furniture in our hall – a bigger job than it sounds as the hall is 13 foot square and has multiple uses
I have some shabby bedroom furniture I inherited that I am hoping to inject some life into
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I am planning on doing the bathroom this year, i’m really into shabby chic so aiming to have that theme
I’ve just moved into my new flat which needs an overhaul, so products like this will be a blessing
the garden will be getting a makeover
Painting the hallway x
Giving the garden a total revamp
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Redecorating the bedrooms
I’ve just moved into a Victorian cottage and I have so many ideas my heads about to burst.
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Restoring my great grandmothers bureau that she gave me, making a faux fireplace/mantle for our rented house, plus tons of small crafting projects.
building vegetable beds for the garden
Re-decorating my sons nursery!
From a cream colour to a baby blue colour.
New bedding, carpet, rug, curtains, toybox and papering the bedroom/nursery walls.
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The garden needs a makeover this year.
Lots of decorating to do
Already started, sanding paintwork down and painting, bit useless at wallpapering though
turn the spare bedroom into an office
I need to decorate my bedroom and put up a venetian bling I bought three years ago!!
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I am going to paint a Murial in my Bedroom
I am renovating a vintage caravan,this would be perfect
We’re renovating our rather tired looking bathroom without purchasing a new suite or re-tiling. A bit of a challenge but looking forward to making it look like new.
I have way too many projects this year 🙁 Shed needs repairs, fencing pannels and the spare bed room needs some TLC. Fingers crossed.
redecorating the bathroom
I have been upcycling a childs chair and a nest of tables
Our first job will be to redecorate the bedroom and update the bedroom furniture
Renovating our living room and decorating the main bedroom.
Painting some furniture
Decorating my lounge and building a few bits of furniture. I have entered via methods 1-4
have some iron garden furniture to clear of rust, a shed to repair , a fire pit to clean, and a pond to reline …no peace for the wicked lol
I’m upcycling a sash window half to be used as a seating plan for my wedding in April, then the rest will be made into a mirror! I’ve never done this before but I’m hopeful with will look great.
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My mission is to bring back to life my old furniture such as chest of drawers and wardrobe
Revamping the bedroom.
My project this year is renovating the Garden, want to change it, have a seating area, flower area and hopefull a small veggie patch, have it all worked out in my head whether it will come out like that remains to be seen
I’ve got a set of metal shelves in the bathroom that have started to rust. I was going to see if I could salvage them by sanding them down and spraying them with radiator paint.
we are in the process of finishing off the house before we sell it later this year we have the bathroom to finish ( a ceiling would be good! ) then the outside of the house to smarten up
we are making our old shed into a play house for our little girl
We are doing up the bathroom 🙂
To convert the garage to a flat-roofed one and lay grass on top to extend our garden
Planting up a terrarium and making a cold frame…
a new flat pack garden shed
Replacing all the windows
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It’s 2 bedrooms in Feb and the bathroom in March for us. The husband and I always fall out over these projects!! Haha xx
Making shelves, cupboards, renovating furniture, decorating the bedroom and living room, changing the kitchen flooring, building a shed………. possibly an endless list!! Good job I love DIY!
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I’ve got lots of garden furniture, ornaments and pots to give a makeover this year
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i need to re decorate the staircase so i can finally get it carpetted, and i have promised both my kids a complete bedroom makeover!
Im renovating several cast iron fireplaces in my home
I’m halfway through painting a canvas for the bedroom which I have not finished so that’s one job to be done so far. xx
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The main project I have in mind is to refurbish some old furniture in the house; that to be honest I was thinking of replacing; but structurally they are sound just looking a bit shabby!
The timber windows also need some attention which will be a job for spring!
Oh by the way I also subscribed to your newsletter.
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I plan on refurbing my crafting table, its in a terrible state
Redecorating the entire house!!! eek..
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we’ll be decorating and we need to improve the garden in the summer
We are currently renovating an old victorian house and the only room done at the moment is the kitchen, so I plan to do the 2 reception rooms next….new ceilings walls and floors! just a small job! lol
Decorating the kitchen and painting the kitchen cupboards. Also reorganising the loft room so there is lots of storage.
I have just started making my own candles – I’m experimenting with smells at the moment!
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I am going to be redecorating my bedroom
i am busy painting old furniture to match new decor.Have done a vanity unit and a table so far. Thinking about a couple of bamboo tables and a chest of drawers next…
I’ve just finished refitting the bathroom and all the tiling, now I need to do the separate loo this year 🙂
Due to some rather destructive kittens I will be reupholstering one of our couches as they have decided to almost nest in one lol
The kitchen ripping out and a new one putting in.. hopefully starting soon
sorting out our bedroom
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my garden needs attention , a green house, a summerhouse and metal railing are all in line for sprucing up .
decorating and carpeting the downstairs and stairs is first on the agenda!
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My project this year is sanding down the wood-stained banister rail spindles and skirting and painting it white.
I’m making all the decoration for my wedding in July. We are having a woodland fairy tale theme.
I plan to paint some shelf’s
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Repairing the kitchen cupboards and sorting out the garden.
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Repainting and decorating my bedroom and then my craft room hoping to do some really creative wall art and decor 🙂
I am going to paint our table and chairs from the boring varnish pine they are at the moment to something more colourful
I want to give my living room a makeover on the cheap so will look out for freebies,second hand furniture and accessories to up cycle.
We are in the process of planning a little bed nook underneath the stairs (seating area that doubles up as an extra bed).
I have a big dresser that I’m hoping to shabby chic and use as toy storage in our new house.
We definitely need to get a new bathroom in so that will be a lot of work! We also want to get the garden sorted out this year.
I want to strip, and then do up an old chest of drawers. Still looking for ideas of how to design it.
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I’m going to attempt to wallpaper my bedroom and I’ve never wallpapered before in my life!!
lots of DIY and craft planned. Just moved into a new house – garden, internal decor – you name it, its on my to do list. lots of shabby chic and beach style items
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