to refinish something and you just can't say no?!
Enter this adorbs timber chair that someone had already
done a great job reupholstering.
But the boutique dressing room where it will live
is getting a facelift so it's time for a change...
Let's flip her over and get that seat off.
Four screws...so easy!
A helpful little tip?
Place all the screws together in a little dish, jar or plastic bag.
This was something my grandmother and mother
taught me and you never have to go crawling around looking for
the one that got away!
why not use this?!
The thinner the fabric, the more difficult to upholster.
It shows lumps and bumps and tends to gather when stapling.
But we decided to go ahead anyway because...
well, it's just so cute!
is centered and facing the right direction.
Cut to fit and use a staple gun to fasten.
Watch your corners, fold in like gift wrap and secure.
Now lets paint this chair with
Old World Clay & Chalk Paint in
the rich, elegant colour, Tuxedo Black
using an awesome Cling On Brush for a flawless finish.
This is before wax.
Of course, dark colours always cover better,
but we love the coverage of Old World Paint!
Here's the Polishing Wax we used to bring out the
depth and true colour of the paint.
Silky smooth, no odour, no nasties. Love it.
a Madeline Wax Brush to get into all the corners and details,
it needed a bit more so oommph so
I added a hint of Old World Paint in Industrial White to
tint the wax to a lovely soft white.
Just a hint of the whitened wax on the finished project
made all the difference!