Your dining set didn't look bad before you painted it. The fabric sure pops more though with that darker color. You did a great job...and who doesn't love toile? Red and white toile, blue and white toile,black and creme. I have even seen brown and creme. Love it!
The black is just so much more in sync with the fabric on the chair seats. So glad you had the vision to do this. Well done.Pam @ Becolorful
Now, I have to know how you did that. Did you sand first? I would love to do this to my old oak table and chairs. I have always been to chicken. I love the way that looks. I would love to get the courage to do it. How do you think it will hold up?Anyway, love it!Brooke
whoa! it looks sooo much better :) nice job!
What a difference paint makes! The set looks completely different and so much better. I am trying to work up the courage to paint my table and chairs.
Beautiful Melanie! I love it!
Brooke - I didn't sand anything because there was too much detail in the chairs. I gave them a good wipedown with a mild cleanser (basic H from shaklee, any wood cleaner would work), then I put on 2 separate coats of primer as well as 2 separate coats of black. I'm really hoping long term it holds up well! It definitely will if you put a top coat of polyurethane on it - I haven't had good luck at applying that stuff with a brush so I'm going to try the "wipe-on" and see how it does. Feel free to let me know if you have any more questions, my email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Looks GREAT Melanie!
Hot! I adore black furniture :)
Yea for black paint! It looks wonderful. It really IS amazing what a coat (or 6) can do!
Wow that looks awesome! Really grounds the room don't you think? Great job!
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