Darling Damask Dining Set

When my customer dropped off her kitchen table and chairs they were, for lack of a better word, basic. We’ve all seen the light wood dining sets, they’re actually pretty common and nothing spectacular. They do the job necessary as a place to sit, eat, chat, etc, but she wanted something MORE! A damask dining set was in order!
I started with the table, and since we were leaving the top with the original wood finish I got to work like a measuring machine! I broke out every ruler, measuring tape and tool needed to accurately mark where to place the stencil. Each placement needed to be precise and symmetrical, which is easier said than done.
Once I had all of my markings in place I was able to start placing the stencil. I found this leafy damask design somewhere online. I started with the corners and worked from there.
Once the table was finished, including the center leaf I moved on to the chairs. Since we were leaving the seats natural I removed all of the seats from the chairs to avoid getting any paint on them.
Did I mention that the table has a leaf! I made sure to stencil the leaf without going overboard. I needed to make sure that the top looks just as nice with the table open as when its closed. I needed to ensure that no part of the design lined up awkwardly.
The white backs, bases and frames look great with the natural wood tops and stencil. They all seem to work together beautifully!
Who wouldn’t want to sit around this darling damask dining set?
Just the Woods, LLC
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