Do you like a little pop of color or pattern in your decor? I prefer my larger more expensive pieces to be somewhat neutral, but I gotta bring in personality somewhere. A chair is a great place to do that!
This particular chair is going at my kitchen desk, and as you might know, I just painted my kitchen cabinets Driftwood Gray. So I painted the chair to match.
I also chose a fabric with some gold in it to tie into the family room next to it.
Here are the supplies I used.
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Dixie Belle has always had BOSS (stands for Blocks Odor Stops Stains and Bleed Through), but the gray color is new. It’s great for use as a primer under most colors except white and cream.
When in doubt, I like to prime for that extra insurance that no problems will emerge. Also, if you have time, let it dry overnight before adding paint.
I followed up the BOSS with 2 coats of Driftwood Gray. To get into the circle details at the top, I used a little artist brush.
On the second coat, I love to spray mist water on an area before I paint it. This thins the paint enough to level and become perfectly smooth.
I re-upholstered the seat with some yellow and gray fabric I’ve had for a while. I think it came from WalMart.
Chairs are a great place to start if you are a beginner. Especially chairs withOUT spindles!
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