Thursday, November 7, 2013

Chalkboard Table and Chairs

Well I finished those chairs I picked up to go with the chalkboard table...
If you recall I painted the table last year. (you can find it here).  But it never sold...So I decided to get rid of the pink and paint some chairs to match...hoping it might sell for a playroom.

The chairs had a heavy coat of varnish...or something like I painted them with a coat of oil based primmer first.

Below is the before picture ( along with some other goodies I found).

I must say chairs are a pain in the rear to paint!!  But I persevered and was happy with the end results.

I added turquoise stripes to match the table and then stenciled on the words Play and Have Fun on one and Dream, Create and Draw on the other...Okay to be honest I can't really remember what  I wrote on that one for sure and my pictures aren't very good...but you get the idea...I hope!

I also painted the back of the chairs with chalkboard.....

Here they are at the market.

I wish I had gotten better pics but I finished them the day before we had to set up so I am amazed that I took any at all!  Do you want to know the funniest thing is??  The chairs sold but not the table...What the heck??? Guess I'll be looking for more chairs!  :)

Thanks for visiting and know that I will be linking up to many of the parties on my side bar. 


  1. such a cute table and chairs!

  2. I'm so surprised someone didn't buy the sweet chalkboard table too. Love your idea of using chalkboard paint on back of the chairs. Fun!!

  3. That set is adorable!

  4. The table and chairs look great - I hope they sell.

    You are right about chairs being a pain to paint. I need to paint my dining room chairs, but I just keep putting it off.

  5. SO cute, hope they sold quickly! I'd love it if you shared it on our liknk party

  6. Nice paint job - I would have bought the whole set ;-)

  7. Super cute! I can't believe they left the table. The set was just so fun! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  8. Oh I love it and such a fabulous makeover. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, marty

  9. I <3 your chalk board kiddy table set! Pinning. I made a kiddy table for Halloween last year. Stop by. New follow for your sox media:)

  10. They turned out great Denise. Don't you love the magic of paint?

  11. what a cute table and chairs! thank you for linking up to my furniture and Paint party! I am featuring you tonight!!



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