Modern Country Makes: Painted log stand

By using a log, we show you how to create an interesting log stand to decorate your home.

In this episode of Modern Country Makes we show you how to create painted log stands.

To make these wooded displays you will need:
- Sandpaper
- Log stumps
- Paint brush
- Paint
- Clear outdoor varnish

Step 1: Sand the top of the log down to ensure a smooth surface

Step 2: Once you have finished sanding the log, wipe away excess dust

Step 3: Paint the top of the log in a colour of your choice

Step 4: Leave to dry and apply a second coating

Step 5: Coat the top of the stand in varnish and leave to dry overnight

Step 6: Display on your front-door step alongside wellies and firewood