In the end… it all just worked out :)

With my new plan in mind, I began sanding each chair to the bare wood. It was a little tedious… but I did it! Then, I diluted the same paint I used for the table, equal parts of paint and water. I painted each chair, being mindful to apply the same thickness (whatever looked good,…

To match or not to match?

Once the table complete, I needed to refinish my chairs. I proceeded to sand, prime and paint two coats of paint in the same colour as the table (In the picture, you can see the primer that looks kinda grey on one chair). I got as far as four out of the six chairs, to…

Choosing a finish to suit the wood

Once sanded… I decided to whitewash my table as I felt it would give is a casual look with a bit of texture. I chose white as I wanted a neutral colour which would lighten my space, modernize my table while creating a cohesive and calm look to my home (without looking cluttered by mismatched…

To sand or not to sand…

When it came to removing the finish on my table, I had two options. I could use paint remover, or I could sand the finish off. With remover, there would be chemicals to deal with and I have found that when scraping off the remover and paint once it has done it’s work, the wood…

Recycled Diningroom set

When we moved into our house, our little round kitchen table wasn’t quite cutting it… so this is the table I inherited, passed down from a family member. I loved it for it’s shape, with it’s simple curves. What I did not like however, was the traditional vibe stemming from the colour and finish, which…