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Monday, April 23, 2012

Painting Table & Chairs

Hi All,

Hope you had a good weekend.  It was cold and dreary here – which made me less productive than usual.

I do have a quick before and after to share.  Actually, a before and almost after.

You may recall our cottage nightmare last month.  Within 2 days, we painted the kitchen cabinets, island, laid flooring in two bedrooms and cleaned!

Since painting the wood in the cottage will protect from mold and mildew, I also painted the dining table and chairs (yep, during those 2 days).

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We bought this round table and 4 chairs from friends nearly 6 years ago.  We loved the knotty wood and style for the cottage.

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The 4 chairs and the table base were painted with my paint recipe.  You can find it here.

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The chairs are complete.  The table base is complete.  The tabletop will be stained or painted on our next trip.  Then everything will be sealed.

Since the cottage has a very shabby chic feel, if paint wears from the chairs due to heavy use, it will look even better!

Here are a few shots of the cottage furniture I painted last summer.

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The table and chairs will fit right in!

Have a great start to your week!




Anonymous said...

It turned out great! It looks very cottage-y!

Jamie said...

I loved the original chairs - but wow, they look amazing now.

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