Take A Dip Into Color!

I recently made over a Craigslist dining table and 6 chairs.  If you follow me on Twitter, you may have heard me complain about stripping, sanding and painting coat after coat of paint on 6 chairs.  
I shouted more than once to my husband: “I don’t care if these chairs suck, we are keeping them FOREVER.  Our grand-kids grand-kids will be sitting on these chairs…”  But you still should totally follow me, because I rarely complain and I am awesome.

However, this is not my dining set reveal, this is my little dip into color and a tease of the dining furniture makeover. The full makeover is now updated complete with tutorial- 6 chars and a pedestal dining table!

Venturing out of my usual white shabby chic look, I decided to add a little color to the chairs using some spray paint.  I had seen the look on some design sites and thought it might be fun to try and easy to fix if I did not like it. 

Full reveal to follow later this month. Unfortunately, I live in one of the areas hit by the storm that left us without power.  I escaped on Day 3 of no power to my inlaws, so I was unable to finish all the pictures for the full reveal!  


Spray Paint
Painters Tape
Measuring Tape

The VERY Easy Directions: Mark off your desired measurement and place tape around it.  (I chose 4 inches)
Spray Paint
Wait to dry, add another coat if desired.

What do u think? Yay or nay? 

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  1. Sara says:

    These are so stinkin' cute!! Hope you can link them up at my trendy tuesday party!!

  2. Britni says:

    I say YAY!! This is such a great idea! My dining chairs have too much going on to try this on them, so I'm trying to think of where I could put a chair so I can use this ides…

  3. That`s a great idea..

  4. Cynthia says:

    Definitely yay! The turquoise adds a fun touch!

  5. It's a definite yay!! What a fun idea and it turned out great!!
    Best wishes from Australia,

  6. Helen says:

    YAY, all the way! I love the pop of color. I found you on Tator Tots and Jello. I look forward to the reveal and hope you can beat the heat sooner than later!

  7. Love it! Love the pops of color. Thank you for sharing. Visiting from DIY Showoff. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Wishing you a grand day. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  8. Meredith says:

    Very cool and very classy!

  9. Tamara says:

    These are fabulous! What a great idea!

  10. Those are so super fun! I love the idea!

  11. Erika Marsh says:

    I love how they turned out! It's the prefect touch to jazz them up! I have two chairs I think this would be prefect to do to…just gotta figure out what color to do! 🙂 We'd love it if you'd share this at our Home is Where the Heart is!
    and any other posts you'd like to share that have to do with homesteading and homemaking!

  12. Thank you for sharing this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see your prettiness again on Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  13. Lovin' that blue girl. It's perfect for your house! 🙂

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