Monday, April 16, 2012

A Couple Painted Projects.... Aqua

Yah warmer weather !
I can paint again !
Although my arm is not happy about it !
It's aching like crazy tonight....

Anyway , I've finished quite a few of the projects I've had stock piled all winter.
I'm a spray painter.
Hand me a brush and I will make a mess of anything.
Seriously...


I pick up wooden chairs whenever I find them cheap.
The project I am showing you today is the chair in the middle.
Although the little bench on the right turned out super cute too .
I'll have to see if I can find those pictures to show you..

Anyway...
I painted ( with a brush ,yikes ) the edges in an aqua color,
then covered the whole chair with RustOleum Ultra Cover 2X in Ivory Silk
This is my favorite spray paint.
It covers so well !

Then I sanded the edges to let the aqua come through.

Then it was time to cover the seat.
I had found a couple pillow shams at the thrift store that had aqua and lime green.
I love that combo .


I couldn't just let the little chair be lonely.
She needed a companion.
Enter , ugly little table needing love...
I had already taken the hardware of the little drawer before I took this picture.
I don't usually don't sand much unless it has a super shiny finish or a rough spot that needs to be smoothed.

This time I used RustOleum Ultra Cover in Aqua.

SWEET!
I gave it the love it needed !


I had another pillow sham so I used it cover a little foot stool.
Please excuse the hanging tags,
This is my projects on display at my store .

The only thing I would change is the legs on the little foot stool.
I should have painted them Ivory Silk. 
But I have already sold this set :)
It didn't live in the store long.
It found a new home:)

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Metamorphosis Monday @ Between Naps on the Porch http://betweennapsontheporch.blogspot.com/
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Make it Yourself Monday @ An Original Belle http://anoriginalbelle.blogspot.com/
Show Me What You Got Linky Party @ Our Delightful Home http://www.ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com/
Party Time Tuesday @ Northern Cottage http://www.northerncottage.net/
Trash to Treasure Tuesday @ Sassy Sites http://sassysites.blogspot.com/
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Show Off Your Stuff @ Fireflies and Jellybeans http://firefliesandjellybeans.blogspot.com/
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Good Life Wednesday @ A Beach Cottage http://www.abeachcottage.com/
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21 comments:

  1. Very nice! Apparently the buyer wouldn't change a thing!

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  2. Adorable.......I am in awe of your skills!!!!!

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  3. Love your aqua and green and the white contrast on the chair is nice, thanks for visiting me at Petticoat Junktion, Kathy

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  4. I love the job that you did on your furniture makeovers. Nice Work! Smiles, Paula

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  5. I love the aqua. You did a really great job.

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  6. Darling!Love these- no wonder they weren't in the store long. Can't wait to see the other 2 chairs all painted. I really like that chair with the low back.

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  7. I love spray paint--it makes being creative so easy! Your projects look great!

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  8. Love them, what a difference a little paint and fabric makes. Folowing you from the linky hop. Would love it if you follow me back.

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  9. Love the turquoise and ivory and it is getting time to spend time together..Traded out my trailorhood trailer and new one set up for next weekend..can't wait to have a drink with you and everyone!!long year!!

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  10. Unknown above is me Marty and for some reason I shall remain unknown!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  11. That looks great! I love spray paint too!
    Thanks for linking up to the Creative Inspirations Party at Embracing Change!
    So happy you were here!
    Stacey

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