Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Hip Hip Hooray!

I've been chatty chatty about my upholstery class so now it's time for the reveal!  Well almost....... first I have to tell you about the process. It's three weeks later and a I couldn't be more pleased. Here is the rundown...
  1.  I painted the wood (obviously) using ASCP Old White, a concoction of a putty color, followed by ASCP Dark Wax and then Rub'n Buff. If you have not tried it PLEASE DO SO NOW! The Rub'n Buff gives such a nice shimmer.
  2. Paid for the class.
  3. Went to the class.
  4. I learned a lot in the class, some of it is COMMON SENSE boy am I a dummy :) I can say that now.....it's not as intimidating as you think .
  5. I met two very nice ladies in the class; we all have completely different projects.
  6.  Okay stop scrolling down to see the photos! I SEE YOU.




Don't you love the back? It was Frank's suggestion. I will do a post about Frank soon :)

 Call me crazy but I think it's very Candice Olson..........love her.

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12 comments:

  1. oh my! Vicky, you did an amazing job! the fabric you chose really compliments the paint finish nicely. love the back of the chair too. great work!!

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  2. It turned out fabulous. You sure did a great job. Wish there was a class like that around here:( Can't wait to see what else you rework now.

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  3. Wow, wow, wow. The chair is gorgeous. I love the painted finish in combo with the fabric. I've thought about taking an upholstery class and you've inspired me to go and do it. Enjoy that beautiful chair.

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  4. It turned out great!! I think I am going to take an upholstery class at our local vo-tech in Nov.

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  5. Vicky it's really elegant! I love the color combo of blue and brown. COngrats on the class.

    xoxo
    Kathleen

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  6. hey hey hey good for you! you did an awesome job with that chair! i need to learn that skill! :)

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  7. Good for you for taking a class and learning to make a chair beautiful!

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  8. Well done, Vicky! I am so impressed with this chair. Where did you find a class to take? I am so jealous! I love love love it! Great job :)

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  9. hi Vicky - you did such a beautiful job on this chair! What a lovely addition to your pretty home. And thank you for dropping by my blog and leaving such a thoughtful comment ~ it's very nice to meet you and your blog too. If you want to get a closer look at the wall hanging in that living room post, go to the wall hangings page, you'll find it there :) Hope you have a great weekend ahead!!

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