Thursday, April 26, 2012

A Touch Of Sea Glass

I bought this chair at my local Goodwill...
It was in pretty good shape except for the worn out and faded fabric covering the seat. There were actually 3 layers of different fabric on the seat. It would have looked better with just some new fabric, but I couldn't resist adding a little paint.
I had some fabric left over from a lampshade project and I purchased an acrylic paint. The paint color is called Sea Glass by Americana.
Typically, I would paint the whole chair with the color and then add a darker color to the recessed areas. But, this time I wanted to try something a little different. So, I painted on the acrylic paint making sure it got down into the grooves...
 Then, using a damp rag, I wiped the chair down leaving the paint just in the grooves...
Just a touch of sea glass and some new fabric was all this chair needed!

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  1. I love the hint of blue. It really compliments the fabric. Nice job.

  2. Love that much so that I actually own it, too! I will hopefully be using it on a chair, as well.

  3. Just found your blog and would love for you to share this post on Simple & Sweet Fridays. New Follower!


  4. I love the photo of the finished product in the ivy!! well done.

  5. I love GW finds! I like the highlighting of the chair details and your left over fabric is great! Thanks for sharing at the Rock N Share.

  6. What a great idea. I love that sea grass colour. Thanks for sharing at our party this week.

  7. Great idea just to highlight the chair details instead of painting the entire thing. Love the sea glass color too and the way it picks up the aqua in the fabric. Great job! Thanks for sharing.

  8. What a great idea to use the contrast paint that way and not clart the whole chair in it, taking away some of its former elegance! Smashing, love it!

  9. So pretty! Love the sea glass!

    Thanks so much for linking up at Feature Friday FREE-FOR-ALL!


  10. Oh my gosh, that's beautiful! Love the photos in the greenery.

  11. I likt it, I hadn't seen anyone do a redo that a way

  12. Hi, Great job on the chair...gotta love GW. I'm your newest follower on Linky and hope you follow me, too. Thanks, Helen

  13. i love this idea!!!! i may have to use this in the future! :)

  14. Wow never would've thought of using acrylic paint on furniture! Love it--looks great! Found you on lines across linky party! I'm your newest Linky follower!
    Barbara @ Chase the Star

  15. The chair looks gorgeous!! You did such an amazing job! Thanks for being a part of our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." Hope to see you again real soon!! -The Sisters

  16. Oh I think the way you did the paint let's the original chair shine through - pretty new cushion too. Nicely done all around.

  17. Neat! That chair has good bones and you brought it back to life.

  18. It looks beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

  19. Thank you for linking up to my Unveil Your Genius Linky last week! New link party is live:

  20. Thanks for linking up @CountryMommaCooks Link and Greet Party......hope to see you again tonight:)

  21. oh my! I definitely love how you gave this beauty a facelift, Virginia! you're a pro! and I love the fabric you chose! I am featuring this today ^^)


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    إذا كنت تريد شراء أثاث جديد وفي غاية الروعة وترغب في التخلص بشكل نهائي من اثاثك القديم فمعنا لديك افضل الفرص للحصول علي اثاث جديد في غاية الجمال والزوق الرفيع فعندما تقوم بالبيع عندما تكون حلة الاثاث جيدة يكون السعر ال>ي تتقاضاه مجزي مقابل تلك الاثاث القديم وكل هذا سيعطيك الفرصة لشراء اثاث اخر مع دفع الفرق البسيط وعدم التكلفة الباهظة فأنك ستجد كل هذا لدي شركة شراء الاثاث المستعمل بالرياض فقط فنحن نتميز بالصدارة لاننا نقوم بالشراء بأسعار ترضي عملائنا وتتناسب مع اثاثك الذي ترغب في التخلص بشكل نهائي منه وبيعه حيث أن شركة المستقبل المتميزة لديها العديد من الامكانيات مثل:
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