A Little Blue Chair

Yesterday, I went on a hunt to see how many items I could purchase with only $20.  I found this sturdy chair at our local flea market for a cheap price.  

Taking the paint that I already had on hand, I gave it a couple of coats, sanded it down, & added some dark wax to tone down the Peacock Blue color.

I really like how it turned out!  It, too, will be heading on over to The Strawberry Patch Barn Sale.  Go "like" them on Facebook to see all the great vendors.  You'll want to mark your calendars for the weekend of Sept 6th-8th!

And yes, those are overgrown flowers that have taken over the back of my house!  Somethings around here have to wait until after the barn sale!

Before & After...

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  1. Now, that chair looks soooo OLD...what a great job you did on this makeover.Drop by and enter my current GIVEAWAY…you will have a chance to WIN a canvas print from your family pics.


  2. Hi Jacqueline, I bet so many people have a chair that looks like that... ours is in the basement! I love that you made it look like it has been around forever! Great paint sense!

    Please join us for TUTORIALS TIPS AND TIDBITS, my weekly linky party. Your chippy chair would be perfect to share! Linky goes live tonight (Wednesday) at 8:00 pm. Hope to see you there!

  3. It is perfect and looks lovely in your garden!!!!

  4. Such a great look. Thanks for sharing it this on BeColorful. I featured you on this week's Motivated Monday.

  5. that texture is stunning!

    found you via MMS and hope you'll hop over and follow.




  6. Cool chair - love its chippy look!
    I have the same chair actually - my littlest one Ana is working on painting it. Not sure it will ever get finished though :o)
    Thanks for sharing!
    Stacey of Embracing Change


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