Monday, 9 June 2014

I've finished a project!

So pleased that I've actually finished a project! A while back I started a  crochet cushion, but I lost interest when it was time to sew the ends in.Then I came across this chair with potential at the charity shop for a fiver and I couldn't resist it. It's perfect for my summerhouse in the garden, or my craft room, when I say perfect, I mean it would be with a lick of paint



I'd already bought the paint for another project, but it still took me two weeks to get started!
The paint colour is called Water from B&Q, it's an emulsion but I turned it into a chalk paint so that it would stick to the wood.

Ta- Dah



I'm really pleased with the colour and I think it co-ordinates well with the cushion, which I finally finished yesterday!
Now I must crack on with the project that I originally bought the paint for!
Have a great week!
Rachel x

30 comments:

Evela said...

Beautiful! Chair is in one of my favourite colors :) And pillow is pretty :)

Regards!

vintage grey said...

Darling chair, and such a pretty color! Love your sweet cushion, too!! xo Heather

Candy Pop said...

Hi Rachel! The cushion and the chair look lovely, well done you! :)

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Zoë Power said...

Oh it looks fabulous Rachel and such a gorgeous colour - very impressed - and it goes perfectly with your cushion! Nothing quite like the satisfaction of doing it yourself :) I'm so pleased we've finally decorated our house - why didn't we do it sooner?!!

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Jane said...

Hi Rachel, the chair looks lovely, what a transformation; gorgeous cushion too. Thank you for visiting my blog and for your lovely comment. Have a great week.
Jane x

Stan and Jody Gabara said...

Love how the chair turned out!
Jody

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EMMA said...

Oh my that is the exact shape chair I want for my kitchen - I was even thinking of painting them blue when I actually got around to buying them!! I will make a mental note to add some pink cushions too...

Alina said...

It looks so cute, such a nice colour and great cushion ;)

Madelief said...

Hi Rachel,

So good to see your name appear in my comments. Hope you are well? Thank you for your sweet comment!

Madelief x

Luana said...

That's what I needed to know. thanks

Charnicola said...

Hey, this chair looks so great!! It's such a great idea! I am thinking of doing this with a bench outside in attempt to revive it!! I hope it turns out as nice as yours looks!!

Helena said...

Nossa amei o resultado... ficou linda sua cadeira,essa cor combinou super bem com a almofada e o Jardim... obrigada por compartilhar essa dica de decoração.

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David Millar said...

Excellent! This was an awesome project. Thank you so much.

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