June 24, 2012

The $5 Goodwill Chair Makeover

I bought this chair at Goodwill for $5. It was a bit banged up and worn when I got it. Paint was fading and the bottom legs were chewed up. But it was solid and sturdy.


Here's the before….


When I was doing this one, I didn’t know what look I was going for. I just started painting and then sanding. I tend to go into a lot of my projects this way. lol. But it works for me and I do what works ;)


When I was done sanding, I used my stencils and painted the number 24. Once that dried it got a little sanding too.




I used a spray clear top coat for protection. It dries fast and is easy to apply. Oddly enough, I was attacked by wasps while doing this part. Ugh…I can’t remember the last time I was stung by a bee, but it HURT!


Now to go get some bee spray and get rid of those monsters so I can finish my other projects!


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  2. It looks fantastic!! Love the texture you achieved!!!

  3. so sweet! love the little number in the corner!

  4. super super cute and I love that number!!!! Ohh you are making me want to paint some furniture like NOW! :) ps we should garage sale next weekend.

  5. I love what you did. I have a Blog Hop, and I would love it if you would link this post. You can find it at
    It is called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Blog Hop.
    I hope to see you there. Have a great Day.
    Debi Bolocofsky
    Adorned From Above

  6. Love the nice aged look and the number is awesome!


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