2 Pressbacks Chic’d for YOU!

Country Chic Paint
by Country Chic Paint
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Faye from Farm Life Best Life used Cheesecake and both Natural and Antiquing Wax to transform these two old pressback chairs into lovely, farmhouse-ready masterpieces!
I went half crazy over the love of these 2 charming pressback chairs when I came across them!

However, not only could I not sit on them… I could barely touch them they were so terribly fragile — however as old and frail as they were, all I could think of was how you’ll look sweet, upon the seat of these 2 pressback’s chic’d for YOU!
These 2 very frail, but oh so charming chairs needed to be tightened up and filled, as their legs and spindles were falling off, and their seats had wide cracks in them.
Once I finished mending them up, not only could I sit on them — I could dance on them! After a lil’ dancing, I began my transformation with some oh-so-exquisite products by Country Chic Paint:
  • Applied 2 coats of ‘All-In-One Decor Paint’ in my FAVOURITE colour ‘Cheesecake’
  • Distressed with sanding block
  • Applied 1 coat of ‘Antiquing Wax’
  • Applied 1 coat of ‘Natural Wax’

Who needs a carriage, when you can have the stylish marriage of these 2 chairs together?
I hope you visit again! My farmlifebestlife awaits more simple living, generous loving and constant learning — graced with an abundance of country chic character and sweet imperfections, both for me and for YOU! 
Suggested materials:
  • All-in-One Decor Paint   (Country Chic Paint)
  • Sanding block
  • Antiquing Wax   (Country Chic Paint)
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  • Judy Tomberlin Judy Tomberlin on Jan 12, 2019

    I also would like to know how you filled in the cracks in the chair seat. We have one chair similar to this and need to fill the crack before doing anything else to it.

  • 1cs1267 1cs1267 on Jan 12, 2019

    I am more interested in knowing how the chairs were repaired to be more stable … so that they can actually be used. I know how to paint/stain/distress!

  • Janet Janet on Jan 16, 2019

    How did you repair the large crack?

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  • Dotty Dotty on Jan 20, 2019

    Love pressed back chairs. Thanks for saving these two beauties. Nice job.

  • LINDA LINDA on Jan 28, 2019

    I TOO ABSOLUTELY LOVE ALL PRESSED BACK CHAIRS!! Recently found 2 arm-chair PB Chairs in perfect condition at the local DAV store -- for $5 each!!!! and they give my Veteran hubby a 20% discount on top of that!!! I felt guilty of stealing!!! These will be fashioned like yours...thanks for the inspiration....LONG LIVE PRESSED BACK CHAIRS!!! lol!!!