Dining Room Table & Chairs Get A Makeover

Well here’s the results of all my hard work this weekend!!!  A dining room table with four chairs got a well deserved makeover.  The entire set is extremely sturdy.  The only thing that needed a little work was the extra table leaf.  It looked like glue had been spilled all over it but with a little bit of sandpaper it was made smooth and ready for painting.  I chose to use Vintage White and Smoky Mountain Gray from CeCe Caldwell’s Chalk Paint Collection for this project.  Of-coarse painting all that cane on the high back chairs, getting in every nook and cranny, took a majority of my time.  I LOVE all the details on the elegant table legs.  After distressing with a damp cloth I sealed it with clear wax.  After delivering it today to Furniture Affair I added another layer of wax to the table top for extra protection.  I’ll add another layer tomorrow as I’ll be spending the day there as a guest painter.  It’s a great place to hang out and be inspired.  

I know…I haven’t put Father Christmas away yet.  Poor thing has to be stuffed into a closet for another year.

Pretty legs!

I really enjoy painting large pieces but it’s a bear at 5 ft. tall (and wimpy) helping my husband lift and carry these items in and out of the house and into our pickup for delivery.  Ugg!  This is the non-glamorous part of what I do!  No matter what the struggle…I still think it’s worth it!

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  1. Very nice dining room set. I love that color.

  2. Oh wow! A lot of work, but gorgeous!!


  3. Beautiful Job!!!
    And I agree the moving part is awful lol

  4. So pretty, and that was a huge project:) Looks great in the grey tone.

  5. Beautiful Job. I bet it sells quickly. Thanks for sharing, Dee from My Painted Stuff

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