Saturday, January 5, 2013

Shabby Harlequin Chair


I first spotted them at a garage sale for the right price of $1.  
And that was for all of them, not just one!
(Now you know why I'm not easily impressed with your "steal of a deal".  Haha)

I painted them with my homemade chalk paint concoction, like I do most of my stuff, using a bit of turquoise, white, and and aqua paint leftovers.  Then I used my harlequin stencil on the top with a free sample of tan paint, sanded all the edges and topped it with polyacrylic. 

I've been loving the "bow thang" so I cut off a piece of gray fabric and tied it into a bow, securing it by a dab of hot glue to hold the fabric in the middle together.  

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17 comments:

  1. I love everything about these chairs!! Too cute. I am your newest follower. Can't wait to go through all your posts and see what else there is. I did see the pillows you made for your mom and I love them too.

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  2. Oh Kammy - just beautiful!!!
    I did a dresser last year - ( harlequin ) and one of these chairs beside would have been just perfect!
    Happy New Year to you and yours sweetie!
    Hugs,
    Suzan

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  3. Very pretty, Kammy! You had me at harlequin! : )

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  4. Wowwwwww, very beautiful Kammy!!!!!

    Hugs,
    Ellen

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  5. How did you decide what to do with each chair, did they have a pre-determined destination in your home? The chairs are so cute, trying to decide which is my favorite, think the harlequin. Will be interesting to see which is the favorite. Happy 2013

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  6. Oh, what a cutie! I think I like it even better than the lotus ones! And all four for $1? Holy Cow! Unbelievable deal :)

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  7. I love the design of those chairs and you did a great job on them.

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  8. Great deal that you found! The chairs turned out great and I was interested to see you that use polyacrylic on chalk paint too as that is my preferred finish.

    Julie

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  9. Love the chairs! They're so cute!
    Allison

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  10. killer deal and the chairs turned out so darn cute! Love!

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  11. Nice score! Nice color! Nice transformation!

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  12. Fabulous paint job on all of these chairs. Only free could be a bargain like this. Love them!!

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  13. Popped over from MMM, What a S-C-O-R-E! I love what you did with your chairs-the stencil, the paint,everything. You talk about your harlequin stencil. Where did you purchase that? Details please!

    Donna Allgaier-Lamberti / White Oak Studio Designs / SW Michigan
    Hand-Painted Vintage Furniture Transformations
    Blog: http://smallhouseunderabigsky.wordpress.com
    Facebook: donnaallgaierlamberti@facebook.com (To see a portfolio of painted pieces for sale)

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  14. Great job on the transformation of these charis. I love all the details.
    I just started a new blog hop and would love for you to come over and link up your post or any social media. http://designeddecor.com/talkin-about-thursday-2/
    DeDe@DesignedDecor

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  15. Holy cow that is adorable. I LoVe the colors! What a steal for one freakin' dollar!

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  16. Love these chairs! Great price too!

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  17. Oh my goodness, what a great deal. The chairs look beautiful!'
    Ruth

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