Painted Bench

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Colleen at Lemon Drop Dreams painted a bench following my tutorial!  She changed up the method a little with no spraying water as you paint.  Seems to have turned out fine!

Before.

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And, after again.

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Close up.  Loving that white detail.

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Let me know if you’ve painted any fabric!

kristysig

13 Comments :

  1. Love it! The pink and gold is fabulous.

  2. I love the pink and gold combo! I have a chair I’ve been meaning to paint gold…must get on it!

  3. You have totally started a ‘painted upholstery’ movement, Kristy! Love it!

  4. AHH! I have GOT to find a piece to try this on!

  5. So brilliant…especially the color combo! This is sooooo much easier than re-upholstering the whole shebang! And this piece is so pretty…the lines are divine! Great project!

  6. No way! She painted the fabric!?! Awesome job!!!

  7. I love this idea! I’m worried about how long the paint lasts, though. Does it wear off after awhile? :(

    • It hasn’t for me, but these are not high use items in my house which is why I chose this technique. I THINK it’s as if it dyed the fabric and I don’t think you’d have to worry about it wearing off.

  8. This is a great transformation! The pink and gold is feminine and chic!! :)

  9. You mentioned this bench in your last post, so I had to come see it! WOW….it is great! I am surprised I like it so much, usually I am for a more tame palette. Not this time, this bench has me at “hello”!

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