Monday, February 13, 2012

Bar chairs weekend makeover!

 This weekend I made a fun little project for myself out of redoing these chairs.

I purchased these chairs on Thursday night, at a local new Goodwill grand opening, I paid 14.99 per chair.

 I first primed and painted  the chairs white.

After the paint dried I distressed the details with a product called rub n' buff, in a blue green color.

The cushion is actually covered twice. I first covered it with white fabric (just a white sheet). Then I went over the white with this blue lace.

I then added on this little ruffle I made with the ruffle attachment on my sewing machine.

I love that these chairs are even so cute from the back . They look great no matter what angle you look at them from.

Currently I am on the hunt at thrift stores and on craigslist to find a small pub table to go with these chairs

This weekend I also painted and distressed this mirror, I recently purchased at goodwill. I am Still debating on the perfect place to hang it, most likely the mirror wall I'm planning on doing.

Thanks for visiting my blog!

17 comments:

  1. I am so proud of you Janae--look at you going strong with your new sewing skills and no help from Mom. I love, love, love those chairs. You did a great job of making them "you"!

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  2. Janae, I came over from your mums blog. I love all you and she do. Hope you don't mind if I copy sometimes. I love doing decorating and craft with my daughter too. Your blog is lovely, and love the chairs.
    xx jeanetteann

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  3. Carinissime e dolcissime le tue sedie!Stanno così bene i tuoi cagnolini lì!Rosetta

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  4. Your chair re-do turned out beautifully! Love the mirror too ~ your're little babies now each have their own chair, lol :) Cute photo!!

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  5. The chairs are absolutely beautiful!! I'm amazed at how fast you learned to sew, and at how artistic & creative you are!!

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  6. Janae, the chairs are gorgeous! Well done!

    Happy Valentine's Day!
    ~Wendy

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  7. The chairs look great. Love all the white, I can't wait to read more of your posts.

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  8. Your chairs came out great! Wonderful makeover, Laura

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  9. Hi Jenae!

    Those chairs are PERFECT! How do you seem to always find things at GW that are so spot on for your home?!

    I enlarged the pictures to see the detailing and just LOVE the color!

    The cutest part is the picture of the doggies on those high chairs ;)

    Thanks for sharing these at my Bunny Hop Party!

    xoxo Bunny Jean

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  10. I love the transformation of your chairs, they now match your beautiful home.
    Hugs,
    Angela.

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  11. Simply adorable...any your doggies too.

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  12. Sweet chair makeover and the darling doggies sitting on them is just the icing on the cake! Nicely done, Janae!
    Best wishes and Blessings,
    Amanda

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  13. Those are some CA-UTE bar chairs! And I love the shot of your two darling poms! Vanna

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  14. Sweet makeover! Thank you for sharing at Potpourri Friday!

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