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Painting wooden chairs

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Cinnamon2013 Mon 10-Mar-14 14:31:00

Hi. I have three wooden chairs I bought second hand, the wood is nothing special so want to paint them in bright colours - red/ teal maybe. Anyone done this and have any tips? Should I do a base layer in white? I'm a novice crafter... Thank you!

SilverSixpence Mon 10-Mar-14 16:22:18

Just done this, you need annie sloan chalk paint! Loads of threads on it if you search on here

MillyONaire Mon 10-Mar-14 16:26:23

Ditto Annie Sloan paint

Shosha1 Mon 10-Mar-14 16:28:12

Or make your own chalk paint.
Loads if recipes on Pinterest
I used one that added plaster of Paris.

Worked beautifully and could gave the colour I actually wanted.

JazzAnnNonMouse Mon 10-Mar-14 16:29:01

Sand down lightly to create a key (so the paint sticks on)
Then paint!

Shosha1 Mon 10-Mar-14 16:29:56

This was pained with homemade chalk paint

Cinnamon2013 Mon 10-Mar-14 18:54:29

Thanks all, will investigate chalk paint. Jazz thanks for tip on sanding down. Shosha that looks gorgeous!

Melody991 Sun 16-Mar-14 19:34:36

That looks lovely, well done you

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