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Rock It With SK

Two ancient rockers regain a little respectability and fun while growing old(er) together.
Each of these old oak rockers have their own personality. The bigger and older rocker has more detail to play with.
Sanding lightly then using my custom chalk paints, I painted a red undercoat. I sand in between each coat.
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.
The little cushioned seat was made from exterior poka dot fabric.
Love The Graphics Fairy and use her work as much as possible. These cute little birds fit perfectly.
Lace and Lady Bugs.

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

 Again using The Graphics Fairy, this little bird is looking for a snack.  Fly Away, Fly Away Home
I added a little pillow with the extra fabric to tie the chair designs together.
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.
Thanks for visiting.
SK Sartell
SK on Elderberry.

Materials 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

Ask the creator about this project

  • Naomie Moore aka baileyanddaisey
    Naomie Moore aka baileyanddaisey Castaic, CA
    on Apr 21, 2017

    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
      on Apr 25, 2017

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

  • My Husband Has Too Many Hobbies
    My Husband Has Too Many Hobbies Saint Louis, MO
    on Apr 21, 2017

    SK I'm in awe! Love these!!

    • SK on Elderberry
      SK on Elderberry Bonners Ferry, ID
      on Apr 25, 2017

      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
    on Apr 21, 2017

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

    • SK on Elderberry
      SK on Elderberry Bonners Ferry, ID
      on Apr 21, 2017

      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.
    on Apr 24, 2017

    I love these makeovers! Wow!

    • SK on Elderberry
      SK on Elderberry Bonners Ferry, ID
      on Apr 24, 2017

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

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