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I'm Crafty | Chair Project Complete

Remember yesterday when I posted my $5.00 chair purchase...

Well this is it while I'm sanding it.  I found about 3 different layers of paint under the white that it was last painted.

My goal with sanding was just to get the rough spots smooth and to clear off the loose paint. I don't know why this picture is so small, but here we are....

Then I thought I painted with denim with a paint I already had, my mom gave me a wreath that was falling apart so I painted it white and now it's perfect.  I thought that I would want a pot in the seat of the chair, so I started with these items.

And I created this.  It was cute, but it just wasn't what I wanted yet...

Then I cut off the bucket, moved the mum to a basket, added a fake pumpkin (for now) and then bought that little sign at the Country Living Fair!  I bought a "joy" one for Christmas and hope to have more for the other seasons/holidays too.

As Lori joked, soon I might need a box for "chair decorations" if I get really carried away.

This is another part of my fall yard decorations.  He's pretty cute and I love having him in the yard.

I love fall.


JJ said…
That is beautiful! Come help me with mine now :)
Just me said…
So cute! Nice job!
LOVE it!!! Very creative and VERY cute!!
SassyTimes said…
Love the final product! Go you!!
Wendy said…
I think that looks great!
Fall is AWESOME.
And, how cute is that?!
Leah said…
I love it! So cute!

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