Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Antique Chair redo ASCP






I came across this chair at a local thrift store.  In my best antique knowledge, I'm going to tell you this chair is really, really old.  I don't know what style it is, but I am thinking it has to be from the 18th century.  The wood was really worn and dry, and one of the legs a bit wobbly.  But, for $15 I couldn't let her go.  So I brought her home, and spruced her up.


I just love the ornate wood carvings on this chair.


I had some Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Florence I'd been wanting to try out, and this seemed like the perfect opportunity   A couple of coats later, followed by some dark wax and a little distressing, and she was quite lovely in turquoise. 


Curvy, lady-like


Sweet and demure 


with some sexy legs (insert whistle)


I love her.  

Hope you like her too!

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9 comments:

  1. Hey there! I'm loving your blog! I wanted to let you know that I nominated you for the Liebster Blog Award. You can read more about it here: http:/www.givethatgirlacola.com. Happy Holidays!

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    1. Thank you so much for the nomination. Now to get to work on all those questions!

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  2. This is one gorgeous chair! It turned out so pretty! Wow!

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  3. I found you through "Give that Girl a Cola", and your blog is just too cute! Congrats on getting the Liebster Award too!!

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  4. What a gorgeous chair re-do! Love the color and all of that amazing detail!

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