Friday, October 17, 2014

Before and After Chairs

I had questions about my pink painted chair well this will be a short post sort of a tutorial

 This is the before picture of my pink chair when it was green and a blond wood
I used a white paint  primer and pink latex paint, I just kept painting in between layers till all the green was covered, some times if I remembered I used a very fine sandpaper because I had read to sand in between layers of paint on furniture.
 You can see another chair just like this one I painted all white, it's sitting behind the green chair

after primer and latex paint

I have another chair I am going to start on however after I paint it white I am using country life toile waverly material to cover seat and arms , I will eventually get a picture for you all to see.

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  1. Wow, that's what I need to do. Gives it a whole different and more pleasant look!

  2. Definitely changed the look. I love the pink color! I have never tried painting fabric before please let us know how it wears.

  3. This is gorgeous---just the shade I like. But is it "sit-able"? I cannot imagine sitting down on it even once---it seems the give of the fabric might cause tearing somewhere, no matter how well the paint is applied.

    But for a side-chair to enhance the décor---it's splendid.


    1. I have set in it for over 2 years now and the paint hasn't cracked on my pink chair.
      I painted another chair same design white and now it looks dirty due to my hands pulling it up to the table over the years , it does need another coat of white paint .
      they are sit-able

  4. That is just amazing to me that the painted seat holds up and good to know. I love the monochromatic look of having the whole thing pink. Well done.

  5. Nice job! I have been painting fabric pieces for years and they hold up beautifully. I do think the sanding between coats keeps them supple. xo Diana

  6. The painted chairs are just gorgeous. You are so brave, I still have not worked up the courage to paint the fabric. I have to get brave! LOL Great job.

  7. I have always wanted to paint fabric, maybe now's the time! love your final product, pink is always fabulous:)

  8. I'm visiting from Susan's. I loved reading your feature. And that painted chair is something I want to try! I'm a new follower. It's so nice to meet you!

  9. It really changed the look and looks beautiful. I saw you featured on Susan's blog this morning! How nice! Enjoy your day! Hugs, Diane

  10. Janice, I just read your spot light over on Must Love Junk and loved the story about the trailer - oh my gosh!!

  11. What a great chair! Can't wait to see what you do.

  12. Great paint job, but I liked both chairs.

  13. Oooooohhhhhh!!! I would love a room full of these pink chairs in my dressing room!