I thought these chairs had such a cute shape, but they really needed a little chalk paint chair pick-me up.
It’s amazing how adding a coat of paint to something can completely transform it.
When I started blogging all I did was paint furniture.
I love painting furniture. The last year with working I haven’t had as much time, but I have really missed it. So, I’ve decided to try to get a few pieces a month into my little booth.
I did one with dark grey and light blue with Annie Sloan chalk paint, and then I reversed the other chair and painted that one light blue with dark grey.
I actually use brown paint to age them like I did to this table; It’s a super easy way to age furniture and easy to do.
I’ve been painting furniture for almost 14 years now and I actually prefer to not use paste wax, especially brown paste wax for many reasons. I know it’s hot right now; but I just think there are more disadvantages to advantages. I know you chalk paint lovers will hate me for that, but it’s just a personal preference. 🙂
I finish most of my pieces with a polyacrylic in matte or satin.
I think these chalk paint chairs look adorable!
It’s a super-durable finish and holds up well with kids. I love that you can paint over everything with it, with minimal prep. I am kind of a lazy painter that way. 🙂
That, and a bit of sanding and acrylic paint just give it that extra bit of patina to take these old chairs from just old to worn and lovely.
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