I love both black paint and burlap and recently had a great opportunity to use them together. I found two awesome pieces of furniture (at separate places) that were just begging for a makeover.
First, this gorgeous side table. It is super heavy and sturdy and I love the shape and the little drawer and shelf. This is exactly what the owner of the store I consign at told me to look for. Want to know the best part? I bought it from a girl on craigslist for just $5!
All it needed was a quick sanding, a coat of black paint and a little finishing wax. Do you love the old lantern? That is one of my latest acquisitions that I'm keeping for myself!
Next up is this gorgeous chair. I love the lines of it! I found it at this little store about a half hour away from my house. The old man working was such a fun guy and I can't wait to go back.
This was another simple makeover since the piece was structurally very sound. I did one coat of black paint and distressed to give an aged appearance. I then upholstered with burlap (I folded the fabric in half first so that there was no space between the wide weave of the fabric). I upholstered right over the original fabric because I could feel that it was stuffed with straw (it is a super old chair) and I just didn't want to deal with that.
Here are some before shots for comparison:
A last final look:
P.S. These pieces will be for sale at Village Primitives on Main Street in Sturbridge, Massachusetts starting this weekend.
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