Lately, I seem to come across more and more mid century modern pieces of furniture.
I felt like I hit the jackpot when I came across this pair of mid century bar stools the Salvation Army for only $6.99 each!
One was in a little better shape than the other, but it doesn't matter when you're going to paint them!
A few days after I bought them, I saw the exact same bar stools on Facebook in a photo from 1961. You can see that vintage photo HERE. For being at least 54 years old, the stools were in great shape structurally. They just needed a face lift!
I used chalk paint from Dixie Belle Paint Company and painted the first stool white and added a gray stripe.
For the second stool, I did the reverse and painted it gray with a white stripe.
I'm so glad I chose not to paint them the same!
Now that they've had a little TLC, maybe these bar stools will last another 54 years. I can see it now...
in the year 2069, someone will come across these painted bar stools and feel like they would be perfect...
if they were stripped and stained!
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