Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Gray, White, and Yellow Children's Chair

Here's an excuse to go to the thrift store

and hunt for a little children's chair.





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After a white base paint,

I added gray stripes.




I dry brushed white over gray.






After chalking the lettering on,

I painted with a fine liner in a darker gray.






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Shade all of the yellow edges,

leaving white highlights.




Happy Art for Baby's Room!

Mornin' Sunshine!

Hope you enjoy this design

and might try it yourself,


Deb

Here is the pattern if you would like to trace:






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15 comments:

Sandi @ The Primitive Skate said...

Another Awesome piece of furniture, Deb!
Love this.....and the colors!

Sandi

20 North Ora said...

So precious! I once did an Interior Design job for a church and as we were figuring out what to do with an old attic space, I came upon over 100 little wooden children's chairs. They had stored them and bought plastic (yuck) ones for the smaller children. I offered my services in return for the little chairs and they were delighted to get rid of them. My husband about croaked! But, over the years, I have used them up for baby gifts, birthdays, etc. Love doing little chairs, Yours is darling.

Judy

Gigi Harlan - artist said...

Wonderful! I love it!

Deb Hrabik said...

What a find, Judy! My husband would be the same way. : )
Deb

Feral Turtle said...

This is just the cutest.

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

THIS IS SO PRECIOUS!!! LOVE the writing!

Fairhope Supply Co. said...

I have a "thing" for tiny little chairs, and years ago bought them up like crazy to paint and sell in my antiques booth. I love how people hang them on a wall for a little shelf.

Your design is so happy, I'm sure it will be much loved.

Muchmore Creative said...

Great project! It turned out so nice :)

Ali said...

This is adorable! What a great addition to a nursery. Did you freehand the sun, or have a stencil to do the shape outline?

Allie Bobe said...

So impressive, can't believe you free handed the cursive. I'd love it if you share this at worthwhile wednesdays on crafty allie.
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Deb Hrabik said...

Hi Ali,
I have attached the pattern at the end of my post here. I did freehand, but feel free to use my pattern,
Deb

While I Linger said...

What a sweet little chair! Great job!

Sherri Santellan said...

I truly enjoy your blog. it inspires me to try painting. you always post trendy, uplifting art. i especially applaud your photographer - they always catch an angle or detail that i want to see closer. thanks so much for your tutorials - i can see that you love what you do!

Anonymous said...

Would you mind sharing what type of paint you used and if you sealed it afterwards?
Thank you!
Tori

Deb Hrabik said...

Sure, I like to use Lowes Olympic Paint and Primer in One - "Crumb Cookie" for my white.
I use any gray craft paint. Dutch boy "comforting neutral" is also a gray I like to use. Sometimes I add a little white to lighten the gray.
You can seal with a spray sealer or use polyacrylic brush on sealer.
Happy Painting,
Deb