This summer I did a fun project which elicited much commentary via facebook.
"You're doing WHAT?!"
So I thought I'd lay it all out here, so you can check it out and weigh in if you'd like :)
I was inspired by This Blog and I knew I had to give it a shot! I bought two identical chairs from a friend, fully intending to give them this treatment; the fabric's in great shape, but it's PINK.
|Here are the Pink Lovelies, having a chat.|
You'll need mixing containers, a spray bottle of water, foam paint brushes (the GOOD kind, not the cheap, crappy ones), a small "regular-ish" paint brush and FABRIC MEDIUM. This is what makes the paint not crack and goo and blick. (Those are technical terms.) You can find it with the paints at your local craft store - you will need a bunch, depending on your size of furniture and type of fabric.
I'm not going to fuss with a tutorial here - you can visit the above site. But here are the before, during and after photos.
I plan to paint the other chair, although I
|eeeew! this could have been discouraging ...|
|Must. Have. Patience. This is AFTER one coat.|