Sunday, March 29, 2015

Transformation, or the Story of Two Chairs

They looked like this

And then like this

And today, at last they are finished and in the booth.

I have had this end result in mind since last October, I think it was, when I bought the square table. I painted it last fall but didn't like the black I used. So it sat around here getting in the way for several months until I finally got back to it and got started. I'd had the chairs a while too, just waiting for the right project.

I love the way it came together! I found the BISTRO sign at a thrift shop so it too was stashed away with this project in mind.

In January and February I painted a few accessories but still avoided starting on the table and chairs. Why? I don't know--I can be the very queen of procrastination sometimes.

But last week I was finally ready to get started and get done. Now it is all pulled together in the booth at the Riverbend Antique Mall and I just love it. And it's priced to sell too, because I want to see this in someone's home.

I also painted these two black stools with General Finishes Lamp Black, and then finished them with High Performance Top Coat just as I did the table and chairs. I love this sleek black look.

I am so happy with this, and with finally getting it all done. Now, on to that desk and that little table and the...

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