Simply Spring Stencils
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How I Turned an Ugly Dining Chair Into a Beautiful Victorian Piece!


Easy Peasy Make Over Of A $5 Dining Chair Into An Elegant Victorian Piece!
upcycled ugly dining chair into a beautiful victorian piece, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
I found this little chair at a thrift shop for five dollars and yeah, you know me, I had to get it for a make over!
upcycled ugly dining chair into a beautiful victorian piece, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Normally, I don't like to paint wood but I was going for a specific look so I spray painted it black after I removed the seat. (Don't yell at meeeeeeeeeeeee! haha!)
upcycled ugly dining chair into a beautiful victorian piece, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
I re-covered the seat in a scrap of fabric I had in linen closet. Taped my stencil on. (I didn't use stencil adhesive as I didn't want the glue on the fabric. I purchased a stencil roller from Hobby Lobby as well as some black fabric paint and went after it!
I used my stencil Chadwurth:
http://www.simplyspring.com/pages/product-catalog-detail/Chadwurth_Damask_Raised_Plaster_Stencil?previous_url_id=1
upcycled ugly dining chair into a beautiful victorian piece, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Came out just right!
upcycled ugly dining chair into a beautiful victorian piece, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
I grabbed the same stencil, flipped it up side down and stenciled just the leaves on the back of the chair in metallic gold acrylic craft paint and also painted a few of the decorative turns in the chair legs.
upcycled ugly dining chair into a beautiful victorian piece, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
After! I loved how it came out and it was super easy to do! What do you think??

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