Monday, May 16, 2011

Sweet and Shabby Rocking Chair



I found this small rocking chair that was in perfect condition.  It was just so boring in its current state and I wanted to do something fun with it.


Since it was small, I thought it would be perfect for a girl's room.  Of course I chose pink paint.


It needed a soft, comfy seat.  I wanted to upholster the seat, but due to technical difficulties, I decided to just make a seat cover.




This pink and white toile was just too sweet to pass up.  This was actually made from a shower curtain that I found at a thrift store.  I've had a lot of trouble finding fabric lately, so I started looking for window treatments, sheets, napkins, and clothing that can be used for home dec projects.



I just love this rocker.  It's going to my booth and I hope some little (or big) girl falls in love with it, too.

I'll be joining some parties so see my side bar for all the links.

Janet

11 comments:

  1. That is simply beautiful. I love the pink paint and that seat cover is great.

    I STILL love your fireplace behind that great chair.

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  2. A perfect word for the transformation is PURE ROMANTIC... soft , beautiful, feminine I just love it...
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  3. Oh, that chair is gorgeous!! What a lovely makeover

    Hugs

    Jacqui

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  4. It's adorable in all its pink paint and simplicity!

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  5. That won't last long...it's adorable!

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  6. I think the slipcover brings a lot of charm to the chair and soften the look even more. Love the paint too and the fact the chair looks like a chair and not so much like a clunky rocking chair.

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  7. I love the paint finish on that chair. I also really enjoyed your post on the faux french linen. I reposted it on my blog, Cedar Hill Ranch, so go take a look. http://cedarhillranch.blogspot.com/2011/05/faux-french-linen-by-decorating-diaries.html

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  8. That pink toile is so sweet...and the rocker turned out so cute...GL on your booth...it looks really cute! And your teacup in your header *still* gets my attention...it is so pretty!
    Thanks for the sweet comment about my parlor!
    Have a great week,
    Rene

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  9. I believe your little table started it's life as a vanity. It looks wonderful all freshened up!

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