Day 2: Week of Chairs

Week of Chairs
Today’s chair transformation began with a $30.00 chair from the Home Good clearance section. The chair had an amazing shape and a tiny ding out of the corner of the chair. I liked the chair originally, but for this particular project for Jill’s house, I wanted to add color and pizzaz to her dining area by using mismatched chairs. The walls are neutral in the room, and adding color to the chairs is a great way to continue the color pallet in the space.

I primed it with KILZ, sanded it with 220 grit sand paper to remove the gritty texture, and painted the bad boy with Krylon Ocean Breeze in semi-gloss. Then, I glazed the chair to add an antiqued look and give it more character. If you want to see my glazing technique, check out my glazing furniture videos.
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The chair turned out amazing! Come back tomorrow to see another chair transformation!
If you missed day one of the week of chairs check it out!

Comments

  1. 1

    Lovely! So much better!!! Thanks for sharing.

  2. 2

    Oh my goodness, I love it times a hundred!!

  3. 3

    Very nice!….and I love the new look on your blog–it's beautiful!

  4. 4

    This is a very charming chair, great color, finish, and fabric. It would go well with my white writers desk! Or corner nook with a small table and lamp. Lovely transformation.

  5. 5

    Zoom-a-zoom-zoom, baby!!!

  6. 6

    Where did you get your fabric? It's so cute!

  7. 7

    Hi Natalie! I got the fabric at a local St. George store called Urban Renewal.

  8. 8

    Sounds like I need to check out Urban Renewal! Awesome fabric. I would love chairs like that for my dining room!

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