6/22/09

It's a Painted Patio Furniture Party!













Edie at LifeInGrace is hosting a Painted Patio Furniture party!

I have a patio chair that I picked up at a yard sale many, many years ago. At the time I painted it cream to match my porch railings & trim on my old house. Since we moved in early 2008 the chair has been shoved in the corner of the garage covered in cobwebs, garden hoses, & rags. This weekend I pulled it out of hiding and gave it a little makeover.

You can see the cream colored paint is flaking off of it, and it is absolutely filthy!!





I began by priming it. Starting on the underside it looks like I didn't completely paint it the first time - I turned it over and "ooops", the original redwood was still there.




Drying after first coat of my chosen paint:


Drying in my workspace (garage):


I fell in love with this pillow at Home Depot. It is a indoor/outdoor pillow, and it is of course my
favorite color red. My daughter & I chose a paint color for the chair that would match the pillow. We came up with Glidden's "GLY11 Fresh Pineapple".



And here is my Painted Patio Furniture - lets PARTY!! I just love it, and it is so bright and cheery in my backyard:



Join the Painted Patio Furniture Party over at
"LifeInGrace".

Also you can check out other fabulous projects for Metamorphosis Monday over at "Between Naps on the Porch".

14 comments:

  1. Good work, now you have a great new chair for the 4th of July holiday!

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  2. Great job! I love the color you chose. The pillow is TDF as well. Maybe I will check my HD to see what I can find.

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  3. Very Nice! Love the color and fabric! Happy MM!

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  4. I love that creamy yellow paint color. Makes it looks so cozy and inviting. And honey, we both love red!
    Brenda

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  5. The chair turned out fabulous! Love the red pillow with the chair.

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  6. OOO I LIKE that.
    Two of my favorite colors!

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  7. that is a really nice chair and the color you picked is perfect!

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  8. Stephanie -
    Your chair looks great! I love the new color and the pillow is perfect!
    Toni

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  9. I love your chair. The color is PERFECT! It's not too bright and not so light you can't enjoy the sunny yellow. Just wonderful!
    *Tricia

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  10. Great job.!! Love the color and fabric.. That chair looks so beautiful. I just planning to paint my patio furniture.

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  11. Wow!! You did nice job on this chair!! Great choice of pillow from Home Depot...

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