Thursday, May 26, 2016

Lakeside Chair To Red White & Blue

Welcome to this months edition of The DIY Girls Themed Furniture Make Over Day. Today is a day I wait to see the creative freedom these ladies honor us with sharing their talents. During this time we honor those who have gone before us. Darlin' my blog title comes from believing our live is founded on the ones who have worked, struggled and found joy in their dreams before us. 
Get ready for a salute to the USA. Our theme is Red, White & Blue. I am calling this little chair Lakeside because instead of curbside shopping I found her walking Cricket at the lake. Here is her before picture.

Cane Chair worn and broken gets a new life  with  paint and fabric. Theme this month is Red White & Blue

Lakeside is a bit beat up but salvageable. A new seat where her canning wore out. Covered with ticking fabric in shades of red and white. Her seat back is painted with a white chalky paint.
Lakeside pick up is new to me but, hey she is free, White, Red and s hint of blue in the decor.
This discarded lakeside rescue has been restored to her sparkling glory. There will be many shoes tied, stories read, and meals enjoyed in this seat for years to come. 

Enjoy the first weekend of sunnier by reading new and back episodes 'white , red, and blue
Since it is time to get to the lake and enjoy the first weekend of summer. I styled the chair with a suitcase, straw hat and amber waves of grain. I am loving the USA theme.
Hat Luggage, red & white striped ticking, up-cycled, DecoArt paint.
Doesn't the red & white stripes look so clean and crisp? It is also a perfect piece to decorate with all year round. Don't be surprised if you see Lakeside in future posts.
This afternoon our area had some fierce thunderstorms. The kind where is it dark outside when the sun is still up. I had the new rain booties ready as props before I took the tags off. This is one of my favorite pictures. I am smiling imagining splashing in the puddles on a soft rainy day. 
Since I was writing about summer days, this weekend is a great time to relax and read all of the talent the girls have gathered for you this month.

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14 comments:

Larissa Prodigal Pieces said...

That chair was in a sad state and I love how you gave it new life with the ticking. It's ready to party!

Susie from The Chelsea Project said...

Love that red ticking fabric and white cane backing. All of us need one of the fun summer time chairs. Great job! Susie from The Chelsea Project

Lindsay Eidahl from My Creative Days said...

Great makeover!

Lindsay Eidahl from My Creative Days said...

Great makeover!

Karin Chudy said...

Nice job saving that chair! I love that fabric!
hugs,
Karin

Lucy Auburn said...

The red ticking has given it such a fresh update along with the white paint. Nice makeover!

Jeanie Create & Babble said...

I am a huge fan of red and white ticking so this chair popped out at me as soon as I caught a glimpse. You did a great job on giving that tired, old chair new life! Nicely done!

Marie Blackburn said...

Ticking fabric makes everything look so much better!

Paula@SweetPea said...

What a great find and the new look that you gave it is perfect for lake life.

Christy James said...

We were on the same page with the ticking this month! I bet she's glad you came along and rescued her!

Kim Jones said...

Hi Karen, I think your chair is so inviting and comfortable looking! I, too, love the red ticking fabric, wonderful save!

Tami @ Curb Alert! said...

Nothing like a great curbside find-looks much more appealing now! Great job!
~Tami @ Curb Alert!

Stacy {Anastasia Vintage} said...

Very pretty, Karen! I love the ticking fabric you used! :)

Wendi Wachtel said...

Hi Karen, I'm finally catching up to visit the last of this month's themed furniture makeovers. You were creative and found a good way to update those worn chairs! Good vision!