Thursday, July 19, 2012

Bedroom Chair Makeover

I've been slowly but surely adding to my daughter's room (which seems to be taking way too long.. ).
You may remember some of the changes I've made with her bedding and curtains, among others.  I have yet to paint her furniture, and the vanity bench we made her just wasn't cutting it.  It just wasn't the look I was going for.
So, I went hunting for a chair.
Here's what I found.

Simple detail, yet sweet enough for a little girls room.

And this fabric HAD to go.

I knew I wanted to paint it first, so I sanded and primed it all up.

And chose a light blue color to match her headboard.

After adding this vintage fabric, which I've been waiting to use forever, it was perfect!

And she loves it even more.  She had to play the part and brush her hair while she posed for me!

Here's the chair with the vanity (which we need to paint).  Although I did change the knobs, so that's something, right?

My daughter just loves the kittens on the fabric, and the vintage look is SO cute.  Yay!  Win-win!

Have a great day!

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Our Pinteresting Family said... Best Blogger Tips

What an adorable chair! I love it, and it looks great with the vanity. Megan

Just Jaime said... Best Blogger Tips

MUCH better color! Great fabric choice too!

Laurel @ Ducks in a Row said... Best Blogger Tips

So so cute - the colors make all the difference!

Marcie said... Best Blogger Tips

This is so cute. I love the colors and the little model is also a doll! I am now following you on linky and GFC. I would love for you to visit, follow back and maybe even link up on my Monday linky party.
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Toodie said... Best Blogger Tips

Great chair - made much better by you! Very girly and I love the vintage fabric! And what a cute little model you have there!

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said... Best Blogger Tips

So adorable! Love the makeover. Thanks for sharing. Visiting from Craftionary. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House which goes live at 8am CST on Monday. Hope to see you at the bash. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

Aunt B said... Best Blogger Tips

Very pretty! Amazing what a difference a change of colour can make. Thanks for sharing this project.

Sarah said... Best Blogger Tips

I've been on the hunt for a chair to redo, just for the fun of it. I love your fabric. Where did you get it?

If you get a chance come link up your tutorial at my Pin Party.

vixen Made said... Best Blogger Tips

@Sarah I bought the fabric at a thrift store, it's vintage, that's all I know about it though. Thanks!!

Jill said... Best Blogger Tips

Beautiful chair - great colour and fabric too!

Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
Hope you have a fabulous week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success

Etcetorize said... Best Blogger Tips

Major improvement! So glad you linked up at Etcetorize this week~

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said... Best Blogger Tips

Thank you for sharing this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see you again on Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

The Golden Sycamore said... Best Blogger Tips

What a cute makeover! And such an improvement from the original! Visiting from DIY Home Sweet Home!


Becolorful said... Best Blogger Tips

Fun fabric and I REALLY like that blue paint. Thanks for linking this up to BeColorful.

Lelanie Denso said... Best Blogger Tips

Oh my! I think I have just fallen in love with this chair. we are featuring this today ^^) thanks for sharing this lovely project!

have a fab weekend.