Man has it been a busy Friday…
I'm trying to get out of town to restock my Greenwood space.
In the meantime, some pieces sold at my booth at RVA Antiques yesterday,
so I went there this morning and added new several pieces,
including the two chairs I just finished.
Next, I needed to get some pieces finished that I want to take to my other space!
Geez, having two spaces is very time consuming!
But it's fun to swap and move stuff around.
I scored this alley find last week:
An old vintage wicker chair...
Love the big fat arms…
And I picked up this old spool from a dealer at RVA.
The chair needed some serious sanding because the paint was flaking off terribly.
Then I primed the entire chair.
For the spool, I added industrial casters to the bottom,
And I then added layers of blues/greys/blacks.
I sanded and added clear and dark wax.
A glass top makes it the perfect industrial coffee table!
I painted the chair with Rustoleum Glossy Fern….
It takes forever to dry, but then it's rock hard.
I finished it off with a pillow this morning.
Next, this old plaque I bought some time ago at Class and Trash.
I funned it up by adding a cast iron buck hook and some hand painting and type.
Then i decoupaged a bullet hole and added some hand painted touches.
It makes me smile.
And here's a chair I had recovered a while back,
had in my booth, but it just looked too dark
and out of place.
So I pulled it and decided to paint it.
I painted the base in ASCP in Versailles.
And I left the oak back and added a stencil.
Then I distressed and waxed,
and rebuilt a seat with webbing, foam and batting.
I covered the bottom in this remnant of a coral motif linen fabric.
But I wasn't digging the wood back...
So last night, I painted it,
and then added another remnant cushion to the top,
which I secured with oversized nail heads.
And finished off this morning with a little pillow.
The car is loaded….except for me and the cat.
Have a great weekend!!!!!!!