Thursday, September 13, 2012

Fun with Chairs

I just wanted to share a couple of changes going on around our crazy home!
 
Not too long ago, I shared a picture of two beautiful French Country chairs that I was thrilled to finally find!  I got them at a very reasonable price because they weren't stained or painted ... that was going to be *my* job (eek)!
 
 
Sooo, I removed the seats, got out my AS Pure White and clear wax and went to town painting, distressing (just a tad) and waxing.  I then stained the seats with two coats of American Walnut and then added two coats of polycrylic (so that they match our new table that I look forward to showing you).  Here's what they look like today (and, something tells me that I'll be adding a coat of a different paint color on top sometime):
 
 
The other little change is going on in our dining room.  You may remember that I shared this fun, French script fabric with you all:
 
 
Our six dining chairs have since been recovered (thanks to my sweet neighbor, Christy), and now, they look like this:
 
 
LOVE! 
 
I can't wait to share more with you all ... thanks so much for stopping by!
 
Becca

28 comments:

  1. love those chairs and fabric! can't wait to see how your table turned out. i'm "fixing" to paint the bookcase that goes back in the guest room i'm working on...i hope to finish up soon with everything and post pics.

    got my new sofa this week AND a gorgeous new painted chest that was an unexpected find (and buy)...according to hubby I gotta slow down now!

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  2. Your new chairs look so good, Becca! I love the newly covered ones too!!

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  3. You did a fantastic job on the chairs...they look amazing! You are so GOOD!!!

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  4. That fabric!! OOhhh I am in love.. The chairs, all of them, the new ones and the recovered ones are beautiful Becca!
    :-) Gee

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  5. I love both chairs. Staining the seat was perfect, I love that and the upholstery on the other chairs is stunning. She did a fantastic job. So beautiful. Can't wait to see more. Hugs, Marty

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  6. Becca, love the way you did the chairs and love the new fabric. I want to recover my chairs, too when I find the right fabric.

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  7. Becca, your chairs look great! Love the fabric on the dining chairs! Fabulous, my friend!

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  8. Fabulous job, Becca! I love how the chairs turned out.
    The fabric is perfect for your dining area.

    You are good at this decorating stuff!!! 'o) hehee

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  9. You did a rockin' job on those chairs Becca! They look absolutely beautiful and your dining room chair fabric is fantastic too! :-)
    Vanessa

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  10. Becca-LOVE the chairs. They look completely different- LOVE them-they are beautiful- xo Diana

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  11. Love the chairs! I wish you had pick me up a few too :)
    Can't wait to see what else your up to.

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  12. Great job on the chairs, Becca; but really you are a "pro" at the painting by now, right? Great job on the upholstered chair -- love the fabric!

    CAS

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  13. The chairs looks great Becca and I love that fabric! Hope you have a wonderful weekend, Gail

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  14. I do love that fabric! Your chairs look fantastic!

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  15. What a beautiful blog. You are beautiful, too! I am just getting a blog started and finding my way around. I am your newest follower. Juliana

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  16. I love those chairs, I also love the colors you chose to paint and stain then in . I can't wait to see more.

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  17. Becca your kitchen chairs look FABULOUS!! Love the fabric on your dining room ones too!

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  18. Great chairs...so love the fabric..it is the perfect compliment to the chair...Have wonderful weekend!

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  19. You did a fantastic job on the chairs, and the fabric is gorgeous!!

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  20. love how you painted your frenchy chairs. They are just what I'm looking for too! the upholstered chairs are also wonderful!

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  21. Interesting post. I have been wondering about this issue,so thanks for posting.
    rustic interior design

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  22. Becca, your chairs look amazing! I love the fabric!You always amaze me! It's gorgeous!

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  23. Beautiful chairs! I love the fabric!

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  24. Your chairs look great! Where did you find unfinished french chairs? Oh, the possibilities! Life to the full, Melissa @ DaisyMaeBelle

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  25. I love the chairs with that fabric! Seriously. They are so pretty!

    Thanks for inspiring me today!
    karianne

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  26. You did a beautiful job refinishing your chairs!!! LOVE the stain on the seat. It looks so rich with the white painted wood! I hope you gave your neighbor a big hug! Those newly covered chairs are more than fabulous!

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