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Painting Vinyl With Chalk Paint.

I've read about how great chalk paint can be for surfaces other than wood. I've used it on metal with great success. I've heard of others using it on cloth upholstery, but how about vinyl?
Time: 4 Hours Cost: $40 Difficulty: Easy
So last fall I decided to conduct a little experiment and I painted the vinyl seat on an old doctor's stool with chalk paint. I've used the stool quite a bit and so far it is holding up great.
So when my husband dragged this ugly vinyl chair home for me, I decided to paint it as well.
I used Annie Sloan's Provence and Old White on the vinyl ...
And then painted the chair legs in Fusion's Copper metallic.
I recovered the bottom of the chair in some vintage barkcloth.
If you'd like more details about this makeover, or painting vinyl with chalk paint, check out my blog post!

To see more: http://qisforquandie.com/2016/02/15/a-squarely-modern-chair/

  • Katie @ Fun Home Things
    Katie @ Fun Home Things Hickory, KY
    on Feb 19, 2016

    I'm so glad you shared this! I have been wanting to try chalk paint on upholstery! Good to know:-)

  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY
    on Feb 19, 2016

    Love these!

  • Kaye
    Kaye Louisville, KY
    on Feb 20, 2016

    Great job! Like it a lot !

  • Janet Allen
    Janet Allen Mansfield, OH
    on Feb 21, 2016

    I haven't used chalk paint on vinyl furniture, but I used latex outdoor house paint in dvinyl dinette chairs 35 years ago and the chair I have left still looks good.(the others broke). I also used latex paint to shange the color on the side bolsters (vinyl) in our boat 15 yrs. ago and it is still going strong.

    • Linda from q is for quandie
      Linda from q is for quandie Saint Paul, MN
      on Feb 21, 2016

      @Janet Allen Wow! 35 years is a quite amazing life span for painted vinyl. I can't get outside house paint to last that long on my house!

  • JP
    JP Sauk Rapids, MN
    on Feb 21, 2016

    I <3 it :O)

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