Posts Categorized: #Chair

Video 35 – Chalk Painting Fabric Step 3

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  Painting fabric can bring a much-needed refreshing without the cost of reupholstering. This video shows the final step of chalk painting fabric, as well as how to add a stripe, softening the fabric with light sanding, and sealing with wax to create a leather like texture and finish. To see the previous steps of chalk… Read more »

Video #24: Adding a Liming Wax Finish

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  In this video I show the last step in repurposing our Antibes Green Child’s Chair: finishing with wax. I demonstrate how to apply Liming Wax as a way to further enhance color and grain in the wood, as well as seal the finish. Part 3 of 3 If you missed the first two videos where I… Read more »

Video 23: Painting the Child’s Chair

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In Part 2 of this 3 part series on repurposing a vintage children’s chair, I show how I paint our little chair using Chalk Paint. Specific techniques include,  how and why to thin the paint,  and the technique best suited for working with porous, open grained wood. To see the first step in this process, view Part… Read more »

Colorful Children’s Chair

Colorful Childs Chair

  My color choices always lean toward neutrals and whites, so I like to take the opportunity to add a splash of color when I can.  A vintage child’s chair is perfectly suited for a colorful new look with paint. Small enough it doesn’t overwhelm a setting, and easily repurposed to provide extra storage, it makes… Read more »

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