Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Child's Chaise Lounge Makeover

When I saw this adorable child's chaise lounge chair at a junk store in Atlanta, I couldn't resist!
The cushion was in good shape, except for being terribly faded.
So, I got out my Dixie Belle paint and covered the cushion with the color, Drop Cloth...


Once the cushion was dry, I stenciled on a design using the colors Florida Orange and Peacock...

I finished it off with spray wax, also from Dixie Belle. Yes, you heard right...spray wax! Just spray and wipe. I love it because it doesn't leave a tacky feel. And, it can be used for indoor and outdoor projects.

Once again, this was one of those pieces I couldn't let go of. I don't have small children, but hopefully grandchildren will come along someday (no time soon, kids)! Or, maybe my dog will enjoy it!





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13 comments:

  1. Did you say Spray Wax??? Need me some of that! I really like how you refurbished that faded cushion - very fresh and the colorful flowers are fabulous! Kids, grandchildren, dogs...why wait! Having a backyard pool and that comfy lounge chair, heck I'd be living in that spot with a fruity cocktail with a little umbrella and a good book all summer long!

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  2. Wow I love what you did with this chaise lounge! Love the stencil work! Looks brand new!

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  3. Wow I love what you did with this chaise lounge! Love the stencil work! Looks brand new!

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  4. Oh yes, I agree, this was too good to not snap up and give a lovely makeover too. You never know when a small person will come and visit and need somewhere to sit!

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  5. Oh gosh, it is so darn cute! Just something about child size outdoor furniture that I love. The new design is so fun! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  7. Love that you transformed the chair with paint! It's darling (and I want one in my size!).

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