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Rock It With SK

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Two ancient rockers regain a little respectability and fun while growing old(er) together.
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Each of these old oak rockers have their own personality. The bigger and older rocker has more detail to play with.
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Sanding lightly then using my custom chalk paints, I painted a red undercoat. I sand in between each coat.
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Dots and Doolittle
I have always enjoyed the MacKenzie Childs painting style. Fun, Crazy and sometimes outlandish. I thought it might be fun to try this time consuming paint style for myself with my custom chalk paints.
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The little cushioned seat was made from exterior poka dot fabric.
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Love The Graphics Fairy and use her work as much as possible. These cute little birds fit perfectly.
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Lace and Lady Bugs.

I painted the transparent lace for a bit of different...

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 Again using The Graphics Fairy, this little bird is looking for a snack.  Fly Away, Fly Away Home
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I added a little pillow with the extra fabric to tie the chair designs together.
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With the final paint coat dry and sanded back and antiqued,  I use a paste wax and then buff. I wax and buff three times.
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Thanks for visiting.
SK Sartell
SK on Elderberry.
sksartell.blogspot.com
 

Materials I used for this project:

  • Oak rockers   (junk)
  • SK's custom chalk paint   (Homemade)

To see more: http://sksartell.blogspot.com/2017/04/rock-it-with-sk.html

Got a question about this project?

  • Naomie Moore aka baileyanddaisey

    Oh my goodness, thses are outstanding! I saved and pinned . . . I have a thing for ladybugs too, how did you know???? 😉 Great share, thanks!

    • SK on Elderberry
      SK on Elderberry Bonners Ferry, ID

      Thank you Naomie. And your very welcome. They were too fun. SK on Elderberry. sksartell.blogspot.com

  • My Husband Has Too Many Hobbies

    SK I'm in awe! Love these!!

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      SK on Elderberry Bonners Ferry, ID

      Just made it into your Brag About It Party. I'm always at the bottom of course. I forget every week. Thanks. SK

  • Pat Ruge
    Pat Ruge Murrieta, CA

    Your eye for detail is amazing! Love every square inch.

    • SK on Elderberry
      SK on Elderberry Bonners Ferry, ID

      Thank you .
      They were very time consuming. But they made me sit still for a time. It was a good time for reflection.
      Thanks for taking the time to visiy.
      SK on Elderberry sksartell.blogspot.com

  • Hillela G.
    Hillela G. Jamaica, NY

    I love these makeovers! Wow!

    • SK on Elderberry
      SK on Elderberry Bonners Ferry, ID

      Thanks Hillela. Time consuming fun. Love your beautiful name.
      SK on Elderberry sksartell.blogspot.com

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