I transformed an old, rusty swing set with some TLC and B&M bargain buys – they’ve given my garden a whole new look

A SAVVY woman was showered with praise after revealing how she gave an old garden swing a total shine.

Marie Ashton Ne Bennett explained that she didn’t want to throw away the popular nursery set – so she found the perfect solution.

Marie Ashton Ne Bennett upcycled an old, rusty swing set


Marie Ashton Ne Bennett upcycled an old, rusty swing setPhoto credit: Marie Ashton via Facebook
The kindergarten set before the impressive redesign


The kindergarten set before the impressive redesignPhoto credit: Marie Ashton via Facebook

With a little attention to detail, she gave the once-blue metal swings a whole new, stylish look—and they’re unrecognizable.

Go to the Money Saving Facebook Group Extreme Couponing and Bargains UKshe shared a snap of the swings ahead of the stunning transformation.

She then shared an after photo of the swings being transformed into boho-chic chairs with tassel detailing.

The aesthetically pleasing chairs provide the perfect seating area in the garden and feature pretty cushions with a blue and pink floral pattern.

Marie completed the look by placing a stylish rug under the chairs and adding a matching table in the center – ideal for placing your drinks.

While it’s not known where Marie got her seats from, one person noted in the comments section, “B&M has them.”


Alongside the picture, Marie wrote, “I thought I’d share it — not throw it away.”

“They can be made beautiful with some TLC.

“Won’t be to everyone’s taste, but perfect for me.”

But it seems Marie was wrong – the post garnered a whopping 4.2k likes and over 540 comments from social media users.

“It’s so beautiful,” praised one.

A second gushed: “Love this!”

A third wrote: “Awesome!”

Meanwhile, a fourth commented, “This is absolutely brilliant!”

Another commented: “Looks great!!”

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Another added: “Wow – that’s so beautiful!”

And another tagged a friend and wrote: “How good are these!”

Emma James

Emma James is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Emma James joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing emmajames@ustimespost.com.

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