Monday, July 26, 2010

Two quick furniture paintings this week

I decided I needed some projects to work on this week! My first project was a salvaged find in Galveston and the other my dad and I built together.

Project #1:
I picked up two of these chairs off the side of the rode and thought I could use one as a chair in my guest room. I don't know what I'm going to do with the other one. So I made my hubby drag the chairs along with our already loaded down truck back to Houston so I could begin my project. The project was real fast and simple. I picked up a can of Rustoleum White Gloss spray paint and spray painted the entire chair. It took two bottles and some patience on the drying - since it was metal in some areas. This is what it looked like -


















and here is the room that this chair is going into -







Then I decided it was too white - so I hand-painted the handles black to add some interest

AND HERE IS THE FINAL PRODUCT - TADA!!!





Project #2: I started off going to one of my most favorite websites -
KNOCK-OFF WOOD and found the plans to a ladder night stand table for Connor's room. At Pottery Barn it resales for $69 and just buying the wood it cost us $13

Here is the Pottery Barn Night Stand Table -
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Here is the one my dad and I made -

With a little bit of primer and blue spray paint (two cans) - here is my awesome side table for Connor's room


















Yay for projects! And now I'm back to painting some canvas art for my friend's baby shower.

3 comments:

Ashley said...

Both the chair and ladder turned out great! I have yet to build anything from Knock Off Wood's blog, but it's on my list. Great job!

Katie said...

My son has that same bedspread! I love the end table, great job. Visiting from the "Just Paint It" challenge!

Holly_Palermo said...

Hi April! I am so glad I found your blog (through StrollerFit!) Yay! Good job on the projects -- I expect no less little miss art! See you & Conner soon! ~Holly & Drew