The Magic Of Spray Paint

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Home Stager with Stage and Sell by Stacy, LLC

I had a table in my personal inventory and needed chairs...... These were in my storage room and I had forgotten about them....$8 in spray paint, $5 in clearance fabric and I have new chairs....

Stacy

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Stacy Cavanaugh
Stage and Sell by Stacy, LLC - Hattiesburg, MS

Janice,  I actually inherited the chairs from my husband when we married 2 years ago.  They have been outside under a porch...  As far as the amount of paint.  I used three cans for the 2 1/2 cans for the 2 chairs.

Stacy

Sep 29, 2007 08:51 PM #12
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Great Idea! I have only brush painted furniture and keep a small jar of touch-up paint in my tool kit - just in case I get a major scratch. I love the spray paint idea. Thanks!
Oct 05, 2007 08:40 PM #13
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The chairs look great!  Nice work - Gotts love those easy fixes!
Oct 05, 2007 08:49 PM #14
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Nancy Morrish
Stage Tucson! Professional Home Staging - Tucson, AZ
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great job Stacy..........you rock!
Oct 06, 2007 01:39 AM #15
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Kathy Riggle
STAGING SMART N SOLD - Houston, TX
Houston Home Staging
Stacy- Great updated look! Black is a stylish trend! Thanks for sharing.
Oct 06, 2007 10:47 AM #16
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Stacy,

The chairs look great! Thanks for sharing the kind od paint you used, it's on my list!

                                                                              Penny White

                                                                              Beststagedesign Inc.

Oct 06, 2007 05:07 PM #17
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Stacy, nice job and very creative too.  The chairs look great with the table.  Betty
Oct 06, 2007 09:34 PM #18
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Stacy Cavanaugh
Stage and Sell by Stacy, LLC - Hattiesburg, MS

Thanks everyone for your comments.  I have actually used this flat spay paint on some other chairs.  They have a very "Pottery Barn" feel. 

 Also, I picked up a couple of inexpensive plastic outdoor chairs.  They were white and I spray painted them a hammered bronze.  They look like metal,,  great for a front porch.

Stacy

Oct 07, 2007 02:40 PM #19
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Sheryl Delorme
Special Effects Staging & Decorating - Belleville, ON

Stacy what a great way to reuse your inventory and for so little expense. Love the black. My theory is that every room should have something black in it

Sheryl Delorme Special Effects

Oct 08, 2007 04:54 PM #20
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Gary White~Grand Rapids Home Selling Pro Call: 616-821-9375
Flexit Realty "Flexible Home Selling Solutions" - Grand Rapids, MI
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Stacy, the chairs came out very nice.  Good idea and great way to use what you already had.

 

Oct 14, 2007 05:59 PM #21
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Sandra Hughes
Redesigned Spaces - Northern Virginia - Fairfax, VA
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The chairs look great.  I did the same thing with an old wood bar stool - spray painted it black and now I use it for a plant stand.
Oct 15, 2007 06:19 PM #22
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Kathleen Lordbock
Keller Williams Realty Professionals - Baxter, MN
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I too like a touch of black in every room. The chairs turned out cute - I have 3 waiting to be painted when we get a warmer and drier week.  They are an awfully blue now, but sturdy as can be and quite stylish.
Oct 16, 2007 01:04 PM #23
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Cindy Bryant
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I've done this with Kilz first then spray paint but they chipped.  I will try the Kilz paint next time.
Jan 13, 2008 11:01 PM #24
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Kathleen Lordbock
Keller Williams Realty Professionals - Baxter, MN
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Make sure to buy the spray paint snap on sprayer - much easier on that trigger finger and only about $4.
Jan 13, 2008 11:57 PM #25
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Lisa Conover
Rearranged For Change - Omaha, NE

I think someone should write the book of 101 uses for spray paint...kinda like the duct tape one! 

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Jan 14, 2008 09:39 AM #26
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Stacy,

Great job on the chairs!   And Kathleen - thanks for the top on the snap on sprayer - I hate that trigger finger too!    

Sheri

Jan 14, 2008 08:49 PM #27
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Phyllis Pafumi
ReStyled to Sell Home Staging New Jersey - Old Bridge, NJ
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Spray painting is my buddie. I too changed 2 chairs I had from white to black. Black and red always looks great, doesn't it?

Phyllis Pafumi

Jan 15, 2008 09:24 PM #28
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Lisa Sherman
Interior Aura - Salem, OR
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Great transformation!  Love the table too - what a nice set you now have!

Jan 19, 2008 01:17 AM #29
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Karen Hubert
Center Stage Design-real estate staging, Ancaster/Hamilton - Ancaster, ON
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Hi Stacy, I love redoing chairs.  It is so simple and inexpensive but makes such a huge difference to the look.  I've done about 8 chairs in the past two months for 2 different tables.  I love the transformation.
Jan 26, 2008 09:15 PM #30
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Kathy Somers
Stage it First - Toronto, ON
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Stacy: Those chairs look FABU!! I like the matte black. I have some chairs very similar which I hand painted with a brush and they need to be redone. I will spray paint them since yours look so good. I had thought of it before but wasn't sure how they would turn out. I can't wait to go and get the paint now!
Jan 26, 2008 10:22 PM #31
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