Rocking Chair Makeover

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With a lot of elbow grease and a little paint, I made over an antique wicker rocking chair.
The chair came to me courtesy of my parents, looking pretty worn down!
The paint was majorly chipped, there were a lot of scratches, scrapes, and bumps, and it was really in need of some TLC!
I began by cleaning it throughly, using both soapy water and rags, and even a toothbrush to get in between the woven wicker.
After allowing it to dry, I lightly sanded it in areas that were particularly rough, and spray painted it bright white.
For the full details on how I made over this beautiful antique rocking chair, please stop by Flourish & Knot!
Suggested materials:
  • Soap & water   (spray paint)
  • Sandpaper
Sarah Burnell
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  • Laurie Harry Laurie Harry on May 24, 2016
    I am getting ready to paint three wicker chairs, but have heard that painting wicker is bad because it cannot breathe and eventually the paint will crack. So I am having second thoughts. Can anyone out there put my mind at ease? Also, how many cans of spray paint would a typical chair take?

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