Friday, July 8, 2016

Extra Chair

    Almost everyone needs an extra chair, right?  When company comes over you need extra seating, or you need a chair in your bedroom to sit on while you put on your shoes.  This was a nicely made Thomasville chair whose only fault was its unfortunate mauve cushion.....I had some pillow ticking material that I got from Donna at www.distresseddonnadownhome.com that I had been wanting to use, so I removed the old covering and replaced it with the ticking.  My first inclination was to paint the body of the chair white, but it was too stark of a contrast with the off white of the ticking.  I painted the back of the chair blue and dry brushed it with white.  The rest of the chair was painted in white and distressed with a wax relief technique and light sanding.  This will be at the cabin tomorrow!
    Shared at:
http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2016/08/talk-of-town-link-party_16.html#more
http://theessenceofhome.blogspot.com/2016/08/share-your-style-party-79.html
http://charmbraceletdiva.blogspot.com/2016/09/vintage-charm-party-46-and-august.html#more
http://www.funkyjunkinteriors.net/2016/09/diy-salvaged-junk-projects-346.html

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