Thursday, April 16, 2015

Kitchen Bar Stools Chalk Painted - Show and Tell Friday

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Welcome to Show and Tell Friday! 
Our apartment kitchen is so tiny and when friends are over everyone is always standing around the kitchen and there is nowhere to sit.  I've wanted to get some barstools and Target had them 20% off and I got another 5% off by using my Target Red Card. They were only $30-somthing for both! I couldn't resist! The problem was, they weren't white...they looked like this.... 


So...I used Annie Sloan chalk paint to paint them!  They are still a work in progress. I need to give them another coat of paint and distress them a little and wax them but I couldn't wait to share!  I also want to make a little white linen ruffle slip cover for the top of them.

 I'm really loving them already though!

I'm happy to be able to finally have a place to sit for a quick meal. 

I hope to make the slip covers this weekend so I may share those next week!
Thanks to all of you that join in on Show and Tell Friday every week and thanks to all of you who leave such nice comments! 

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Unknown said...

So much prettier in white Cindy !
Maybe a graphic would be nice - transferred on them - or a stencil even?
Thanks so much for the party, as always.
Hope you have a great weekend!

Gina @ VictorianWannaBe said...

Hi Cindy,
Your bar stools look great and your plates are beautiful!
Thanks so much for the party and have a great week!

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Hi Cindy, I love chalk paint. Your stools look great and are going to be so useful. Love the peek into your kitchen. Thank you for Show and Tell Friday. Have a great week.

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

Great minds think alike! (I thought your pretty plates might be Limoges.) Love your pretty little white kitchen! The stools are perfect.


I love your pretty and adorable apartment kitchen and although it's tiny, it is perfect too!
Thank you so much for hosting.

Melissa said...

Cindy, thanks for hosting!

SimplyWright said...

Thank you for hosting, have a wonderful weekend!! xx Ashleigh @SimplyWright

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Thanks so much for the party!!


Anonymous said...

Bom dia, Cindy! Os bancos ficaram perfeito na bancada da cozinha, bem prático e bonitos!

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

Thank you so much for hosting!

CD Loken said...

Awesome transformation on the stools, Cindy! Thank you for hosting! Have a great weekend!!

The Charm of Home said...

Your kitchen looks beautiful! Thank you for hosting!

Lou Lou Girls said...

Hello beautiful! Thank you for hosting such a great party! Please take a moment to stop by our party. We pin and tweet your masterpieces!
Lou Lou Girls

Cyndee@Restyled-Junk said...

Thank you for hosting!

Scribbler said...

Your apartment is so cute! The little white stools will bring much pleasure. I think the idea of a ruffly slip will be just the right touch!

Anonymous said...

I purchased and painted those same barstools in 3 shades of green. The white looks great!

Cheryl said...

Thanks for hosting Cindy!! Love those stools.

Jean | said...

Cindy, what a difference painting them white made! Can't wait to see them once you've finished distressing and waxing them and making slipcovers! You've created a beautiful spot to have a meal or a cup of this or glass of that.

Rue said...

The stools are perfect, Cindy :)