Friday, June 5, 2015

Curbside Bar-Height Chair

I actually have no idea what style this chair is called. Bar stool? Bar height chair? Fun-spinning-chair (kiddos term)? Let's call it a Bar-Height Chair.

Anyways, after dropping my daughter off at school we snake thru the surrounding neighborhoods for treasure. I found this chair next to a saddle and old coffee table. Being short a horse, I left the saddle, and too many car-seats with diapered bottoms in them kept me from scooping up the coffee table. Chair it was.

Seat was a bit worn but the rest of the chair was protected by a thick layer of dust. lol

 


oh look, my personality comes in a paint color
haha





Couple sloppy coats of homemade chalk paint in Moody Blue as seen here.



Then wiped on/wiped off with walnut stain. Pictured below: the forelegs have been stained but not the back legs. Stain adds a slightly green tint. Love how the stain highlights the grooves and nicks adding more charm.

Sealed with polycrylic.



The Final Result: 

chair mug shot






Now I just need to clear off my counter so I can enjoy my counter-height/breakfast-bar chair...or whatever it is called. 



Love the stars? Click here to see the tutorial on the larger star. 
Click Here to see the tutorial on the smaller red stars. 


7 comments:

  1. Very nice! I would like to see what you would've done with the saddle...y'know...even without a horse! ;)

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  2. Free is always the best! Great work on it. Thank you for linky up at Chic By You Wednesday Linky Party!
    Tabatha

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  3. Love the way this sweet chair came out!! Fantastic transformation!!

    Thanks so much for dropping by!!

    Hugs,
    Deb

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  4. Now it looks way better! I love this chair!
    Ntina @happy, girly, crafty

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  5. This paint job definitely makes this chair! Loving the paint color choice :)

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  6. The chair is a wonderful oddity. Love the color and technique you used. That's for linking up to Choose Save Tuesday Audra!

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