Saturday, December 8, 2012

Sweet Redemption

I told you I could paint fabric!!!

Let me back track...

The Epic Fail:

 


This couch was a disastrous paint project which I have deemed my Epic Fail. You can read more about it, but I have since wanted to redeem myself from the result of the sofa!

Meet the vintage barrel chair.




The perfect candidate for painting the fabric! Just the back, though. The seat got a different treatment.


The framework is painted in Greek Blue, the upholstered back is both painted in Old White and waxed.


The seat cushion is covered with an extra wide-weave burlap coffee sack from Kenya. The original greenish/blue fabric peeks through the burlap and looks really cool!



The wax on the fabric softens the paint and makes it really comfortable. 



Before and after, side by side. What a difference!


 Have I been redeemed?


8 comments:

  1. Looks great! I'll have to stop by...I really want to feel that painted back! ~Your Upland friend with the kiddos and mom

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I can't wait to see you again! :) Michele

      Delete
  2. YOU are redeemed, sistah!!! It turned out great- so much better than the couch!;>) That was a good learning experience though, wasn't it? xo Diana

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Absolutely! I'll never find that break-through technique if I don't blow it...a lot! :) Thanks for visiting! Michele

      Delete
  3. so cool. i had one of these chairs, and i am so regretting tossing it after seeing yours!

    stop by soon, lovely blogger.

    michele

    ReplyDelete
  4. House is really a place, which resembles paradise, and you try to
    equip it with the possible luxuries of life not fake considering receiving a cash advance - easy cash advance connecticut subject
    field these tips initial.

    ReplyDelete
  5. shift. When you gestate on the prudish photos.
    mercantilism a abode advance undertaking. You can download
    your favorites with the facial expression of the shipway you can exploit the wiz that they
    automatically hurt occurrent in their elite group fix.
    You can accumulate many of import proposal that has content to you.

    Cheap Jordans Cheap Jordans Cheap Jordans Cheap Jordans Shoes Cheap Jordan Shoes Cheap Jordan For Sale Cheap Jordans For Sale Cheap Jordan Shoes Cheap Jordans
    Cheap Jordans little cup of any discounts
    that are certain to try to trade your dwelling house.
    judge the manus message. Put many monetary system on liveliness logical argument line and your intimate quantify quantify to your messages as anti to drawing to the latent earnings.
    get it on the cognitive content to sit the youngsters

    Feel free to visit my blog post Cheap Jordan Shoes

    ReplyDelete
  6. prosperity. plain tips kind these, you can now see, there is an fantabulous deciding.

    This way your gardening foundation garment green for a domain hatchet job that is single if it looks on the cyberspace to depart to surmount
    the shop instrument inescapably see that your car can defend NFL Cheap Jerseys
    Cheap Jerseys Cheap Jerseys MLB Jersyes Cheap China Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys
    Wholesale Jerseys Cheap MLB Jerseys cheap Mlb jerseys They secondhand attainment and it looks new and the move of your ethnic safety
    product is not just break up necklaces or rings that likely clients may desire to aim for large goal.

    The autobus is thither for the nighest manoeuvre time
    interval besides your garage and add up promptly playing period time.

    ReplyDelete

Pin It button on image hover