Garden Sign Painted on Old Metal Chair
These old shell back metal chairs just don't give up easy, do they? Many of these are becoming antiques, but occasionally, they do need a fresh coat of paint. This time, I took it a little further and added a painted sign to the chair for a little extra something.
Here is a photo of the chair before (and amongst all my weeds last summer). While the chair looked a heck of a lot prettier with the blooming potted plant as a distraction, this chair really needed a re-fresh of some kind.
Here is the chair without the plant. See what I mean? Bad shape!
Here, the project in process. I used vinyl lettering and and made my own printable (free download on blog).We have a light gray/blue siding on our house. I'd like to add accent colors on the house, so I fugured the best way to sample the color against the house color is to paint them on something. For the paint on this chair project, I used some SW Exterior paint samples in 2 colors.
Here the chair is finished and now I have a better idea of how these colors look up against our house. See the full tutorial on the blog, link below. http://stowandtellu.com/vintage-metal-chair-with-painted-sign/
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Published March 31st, 2017 9:31 PM
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Joanie on Apr 09, 2017I have painted so many of these metal chairs over my lifetime...........They are ALL the ultimate of beauty!!
Amy Ellis @ StowandTellU on Apr 10, 2017I agree
Amy Ellis @ StowandTellU on Apr 10, 2017Thank you :)
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