Chair-vintage-bedspread

Oh my goodness, it’s just the sweetest ever!

chari 3 I was going to put just a plain grey, classic linen on this one.  In fact I cut it out, stapled it all on, and was just about done when I realized there was a stain.  Don’t you just hate when that happens?   How annoying…

chair 1As it turns out, it was all for the best.  I had been sittin’ on this one forever and just couldn’t move forward.  I painted several thin coats of chalk paint and sanded with 400 grit between each coat.  The finish is smooth as silk!

 I am oh so happy that darn stain intervened with my choice.

rachel aswell the prarie

This little chair was meant to be an homage to Rachel Ashwell.

curvy-accent-chair-chalk-paintI’m crazy over the curvy arms and silhouette.  This is such a solid old chair.  I think it’s maple.  I also waxed and buffed it up nicely with Miss Mustard Seed clear and antique wax.

Vintage-Hickory-Chair-CoI saved the old label, I don’t know why… as if it could tell me something.  Hmmm, made by the Hickory Chair Company Circa ?

chair2I couldn’t be happier, what a nice little ladies chair you turned out to be.  I had a vintage chenille bedspread in my treasure trove and wasn’t I just skipping when I realized it had a fleur de lis.  How perfect!

Rachel-Ashwell

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So here’s to you flower girl Rachel.

Now I’ve got the perfect seat if you happen to stop by!

 

 

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It turned out SO pretty! Some of our best projects come about by pure serendipity!

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I love the pretty linen you added to this chair – so pretty (stain or not). It caught my eye over at the Furniture Feature Friday!

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That’s so true, I just love happy accidents! Thanks for stopping over to see my chair.

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Maryann, I adore that chair! How inspired were you to think of using the vintage bedspread! Your creativity never ceases to amaze me. Can’t wait to see what you do next!

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Hi Lisa,
Thanks for stopping by! Let me know if you need help with that cupboard. You should bring it back, I always have a can of paint open on the kitchen counter.

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