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The lazy girl distress technique: I let the paint dry overnight, then I used a clear coat of sealer. You definitely don't want to skip this step, because it's what seals the paint in. And remember, I didn't sand or prime first, so unless I want the paint to continue to rub off, it has to have that final coat of sealer.


5 Tips to Rehab Old Metal Chairs -

How to Paint Metal (and rusted!) chairs. Products, technique, process, etc... I love this!

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Decoupage Furniture Tutorial

Decoupage Tutorial | Map Chair | MyAlteredState ** technique for sanding the map edges after applying to a chair.** **PLUS** info on materials!

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How to Reupholster a Chair

Step by step how to upholster a chair.

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Electric Powered-Turquoise Project

turquoise distressed chair, Petticoat Junktion

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How to reupholster a wingback chair

DIY Reupholstered Chair- another pinner says: The girl who did this one didn't have experience and it turned out great! also her instructions are super detailed and easy to understand.

............レ O √ 乇 ❥ Brilliant technique for spray painting through lace to create intricate floral patters on wood furniture.

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Peacock Blue Old Oak Chair

distressed peacock blue painted furniture - Google Search

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DIY Paint Projects for Your Home

Remove and Revive--think of tag sale or thrift store chairs in those lovely '70s or '80s finishes! How easy to revamp them for this look!

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How to Paint and Distress a Frame

How to Paint and Distress a Frame Ornate frames with lots of detail are perfect for painting and distressing. I check Goodwill pretty regularly and have been able to come across a few cute frames. To paint and distress them, here are the steps I follow: