Win £200 of Rust-Oleum Products!



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!

  1. 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

  2. the garden will be getting a makeover – decorations, pots, planters etc – hopefully they will all be wonderfully colour co-ordinated 🙂

  3. 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!

  4. 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!

  5. First up in the new year is to strip and repaint a very scratched and dull typewriter, I can feel something orange coming on.

  6. Reupholstering 2 mid century chairs with some specially printed fabric, trying to decide what colour to paint the wood work.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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!

  10. 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.

  11. 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!

  12. 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 🙁

  13. 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!

  14. 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

  15. painting the furniture in our hall – a bigger job than it sounds as the hall is 13 foot square and has multiple uses

  16. I am planning on doing the bathroom this year, i’m really into shabby chic so aiming to have that theme

  17. Restoring my great grandmothers bureau that she gave me, making a faux fireplace/mantle for our rented house, plus tons of small crafting projects.

  18. 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.

  19. 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

  20. 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.

  21. 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

  22. 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.

  23. 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!

  24. 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!

  25. 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

  26. 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.

  27. 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

  28. 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…

  29. I’ve just finished refitting the bathroom and all the tiling, now I need to do the separate loo this year 🙂

  30. Due to some rather destructive kittens I will be reupholstering one of our couches as they have decided to almost nest in one lol

  31. my garden needs attention , a green house, a summerhouse and metal railing are all in line for sprucing up .

  32. My project this year is sanding down the wood-stained banister rail spindles and skirting and painting it white.

  33. Repainting and decorating my bedroom and then my craft room hoping to do some really creative wall art and decor 🙂

  34. I am going to paint our table and chairs from the boring varnish pine they are at the moment to something more colourful

  35. 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.

  36. We are in the process of planning a little bed nook underneath the stairs (seating area that doubles up as an extra bed).

  37. 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.

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