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Weekend Projects – A Chair and A Futon

Just a couple of Before/After pics of two projects I finished this last weekend:

BEFORE:
An op-shop chair I picked up, all sanded back ready to paint in this picture.

AFTER:
Painted with Dulux Raw Cotton 1/4, and added lyrics from an all time great song, using my mod podge method. (See previous posts here for tips on how to do this)

Furniture Feature Fridays
BEFORE:
My other project this weekend was an old futon couch that a friend had given to us. Took a while to sand it back and give it an undercoat, so this one actually went over 2 weekends.

This was the view as I was spray painting the underside of the back! Such beautiful days as we finish our winter here in South East Queensland, Australia!

Then finished with Dulux Raw Cotton 1/4.

And here it is in our living room – a cosy place to curl up and watch telly and a spare bed for extra guests!
I plan on re-covering the futon mattress sometime, but for now, have used this chocolate fitted sheet until project “sewing day” comes along.

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4 Comments

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    Spittin-Toad
    August 21, 2012 at 1:58 am

    That chair is toooo cute!!! I pinned it to my Awesome Furniture Board. 🙂
    Denise

    • Reply
      Shastar
      August 24, 2012 at 1:36 pm

      Oh that’s lovely Denise. Thanks.

  • Reply
    Vintage Street Designs
    August 22, 2012 at 7:25 am

    I love your little chair! It is just darling & I love the words you used! So glad you came to visit and I’m happy to be your newest follower! Blessings ~ Judy

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