Using a Quality Chalked Paint on Fabric..easier Than You Think!

Easy Rocking chair makeover. Use Shabby Chalked Paint to update outdated fabric for a fresh new look. Strong but flexible!
Sorry this will be Short and Sweet guys.
Sprayed the fabric with a fine mist of water. (keeping the fabric slightly damp will help it stay softer than it would if you painted over it dry, just a mist or it will delay dry time!)
Painted with 1/2 water 1/2 peacock chalk-paint mixture. Only needed two coats...there is no reason to mist for the second coat because the first coat of Shabby Paints has already completely covered the fabric.
Sanded after the first and second coat lightly with a fine grit sandpaper to make it nice and smooth.
I used Shabby Shimmer in Pearl White for the stencil, stripe and as a glaze on the wood. That's it Easy Peasy!!!
Sooo comfortable! Not sure if this will be for Grandma's nursery or moms :)
http://shabbypaints.com/chalk-painted-fabric-chair/
Shabby Chalk-Paint over fabric..easy makeover that will last!
Shabby Chalk-Paint over fabric..easy makeover that will last!
Shabby Chalk-Paint over fabric..easy makeover that will last!
Shabby Chalk-Paint over fabric..easy makeover that will last!
Shabby Chalk-Paint over fabric..easy makeover that will last!
Shabby Chalk-Paint over fabric..easy makeover that will last!
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  • Gen14615252 Gen14615252 on Oct 21, 2017
    I have a recliner that's comfortable but ugly, can I use this technique on the chair?

  • Cha48521932 Cha48521932 on Dec 10, 2019

    Is it possible to paint over a faux leather covered foam cushion with this chalk paint? Or even better-a metallic gold acrylic paint I have now? This is my practice trial run on a barstool, before I try my hand on real fabric with expensive quality chalk paint on some more important items and I just wondered if you or some has had success painting other types of uplostery with any kind of paint.thank you so much for sharing your inspiration with these chairs. I'm in LoVe with the peacock color and the gold together.

    🤓 Charissa

  • Carol MIller Carol MIller on Sep 28, 2020

    I have a fair leather recliner that's peeling. Should I sand off the finish before painting? if so, what grade sandpaper would you recommend?

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  • Yolanda ratliff Yolanda ratliff on Mar 20, 2015
    Love it.!!!

  • Wendy Wendy on Oct 30, 2015
    I have two cloth wing chairs are you sure the paint doesn't come off? seems like a good solution what paint do you use thanks

    • Shabby Paints Shabby Paints on Oct 31, 2015
      @Wendy Still rocking in it and the paint isn't budging. www.shabbypaints.com

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