Sunny Sunshine New Lounge Suite

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4 Days
After refurbishing our lounge suite, as shown in a previous project, I still felt something was missing. with the December holiday I decided to finish off the project. And with what I had in mind my dear husbnd thought I had finally lost it. couldnt quite comprehend why I would want to paint a black stink wood lounge suite..........
I wiped down the furniture with mineral turpintine to get rid of the years of furniture polish and dirt. i gave it a coat of alkali resistent primer.
I decided to paint over the wicker sections aswell. I must say that was quite a messy siuation........... as it was splattering through the wicker, so I had to slow my pace and rather pat than brush. I left it overnight to dry. I then went over it with a beautiful lemon rind yellow. i gave 2 coats of the yellow.
after leaving it again to dry overnight I sanded off areas to give it a wear and tear look.
I sealed the suite with a glosh sealer instead of a wax which is normally used with a chalk paint. My personally feel is that the wax tends to build up. im sure there are many who disagree. Once placing the lounge suite back in the lounge, I couldnt be happier with the end result. Even my husband prefers the "new" lounge suite. it's lightend the room so much.
I've used various crocheted throws from my Ouma and my Husbands Ouma that we've kept through the years. it's given it more colour. I keep saying when walking through in the mornings that I feel as though a ray of sunshine is in our lounge.
These are the products I used to complete my project.
Resources for this project:
Midas Alkali Resistant Primer
SUNNYSIDE CORPORATION 80332 1-Quart Mineral Spirits
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  • Wendy Wendy on Jan 03, 2018
    Beautiful new look!

    • Samantha Samantha on Jan 03, 2018
      Hello Wendy, thank you very much. The funny of it though is that I've never been fond of the color yellow. And now I love it