Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover – Thrift Store DIY

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I searched for an old cart that I could transform into a bar cart for quite some time. I had even visited this Goodwill a few times before. So, could you imagine my excitement when I walked in and found the perfect cart. I dragged that thing all over the store with me because I refused to let it out of my site 😂🙈.

 

Here I’m sharing the transformation. Hope you enjoy.

Let us get started with supplies:

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover – Thrift Store DIY

DURATION: 3 hrs  |  MY COST: apprx. $40  |  DIFFICULTY: EASY

“MY COST” may or may not reflect the cost of items that I already own, but I will try to list each item as well as suggestions as to where to purchase them. Items that I had to purchase for the project will be bold with a price. If you have any questions about an item, please leave a comment below.

SUPPLIES:

  • Bar Cart | $13 – Goodwill
  • Cut Glass| $15 – Lowes
  • Marble Contact Paper | $11 – Amazon
  • Gold Spray Paint
  • Scissors
  • Pliers
  • Ruler
  • Screw Driver
  • Utility Knife
  • Painters Tape
  • Hot Glue Gun with Glue sticks
  • Sewing Pins
  • Scissors
  • Level
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Let’s begin the steps:

I purchased this cart from the Goodwill for

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

 

I clean off any stickers

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint





I used Rust-oleum Metallic spray paint in Gold. By far the best gold spray paint in my opinion.

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

 

I spray painted all pieces in gold, including wheels, bolts.

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

 

Making sure to tape the bottom of the wheels befor spray paitning.

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

 

I am covering the bottom shelf with self adhesive marble print contact paper.

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint





Now I begin the assembly

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

 

For the top shelf, I’m using a custom piece of cut glass from Lowes.

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

 

That’s it guys. Here are a few pictures of the finish barcart.

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

Goodwill Bar Cart Makeover - Thrift Store DIY | Recycle | Upcycle | Bar Station | Marble Contact Paper | Custom cut glass | Gold Spray Paint

 

 

 

And, that’s a wrap!!! What do you think of my bar cart? This cart has been serving us very nicely most weekends 🥂. I truly hope you’ve enjoyed.

If you are not following me on instagram, please check me out http://instagram.com/iamangelaeast. There, you will find all sorts of stuff I have going on 😊.

I hope you all have a blessed day.

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18 Comments. Leave new

  • This is wonderful! Great job on the makeover! I just did a post on bar carts introducing a new hashtag #iheartmycart.. can you share it on Instagram with that and can I feature it on my blog?

    Reply
    • I_AM_Angela_East
      May 15, 2017 9:57 am

      Yes for sure. Thank you so much. I will have to check out your post too. I hope you have a blessed day.

      Reply
  • I like those product of yours, they are really nice.

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  • These kinds of things are so great if you’re living in a small flat with no storage. I’ve meaning to buy one, but I think I’ll go thrifting instead.

    Reply
    • I_AM_Angela_East
      July 19, 2017 1:38 pm

      LOL. If you are up for a little work, thrifting is the way to go. Not only do you save money but you can customize it however you please. 🙂

      Reply
  • I am BEYOND impressed. I shop goodwill all the time and try to make over stuff but they never come out this good. This looks amazing!

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    • I_AM_Angela_East
      July 19, 2017 1:44 pm

      I’m so glad you liked the bar cart. I was pleased with the outcome as well. I do a lot of DIY and makeovers and not everything turns out the way I envision. Just keep trying until you get something you like or something you can live with 😉 Hope you have a good day.

      Reply
  • You did a great makeover bar cart job! that was lovely . The gold plated metal word”cheers” at the bottom completed the make over. thanks for sharing

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    • I_AM_Angela_East
      July 19, 2017 1:51 pm

      Hi Kelly. Thank you so much! OMG yes, when I ran across that little cheers statue, I had to have it. I purchased it before my barcart find. But I couldn’t be more pleased with its new home.

      Reply
  • It’s amazing what a coat of paint can do with a makeover. Totally unrecognizable as it was.

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  • love this idea, I have a utility cart I had no idea what to do with it now I know what to do and how thanks for sharing
    come see us at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

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    • I_AM_Angela_East
      July 19, 2017 3:46 pm

      Yes Angie! A utility car would be perfect for a project like this. If you decide to make it over please tag me in any picture you post. @iamangelaeast on most platforms. I’d love to see how it turns out 🙂

      Reply
  • this is something unique and simple too !! I love the idea of painting gold

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  • I was wondering how you went about getting a piece of glass cut at Lowe’s, I didn’t know they did that and need some for my next DIY piece! Thanks!

    Reply
    • There is a booth at Lowe’s where they will cut glass and mirror for you that you purchase from them. It’s sorta tucked away and you will need to ask for someone to help you. Check with customer service at your Lowe’s

      Reply

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