February 17, 2015

COUNTER STOOL REVEAL

Way, way back in October, I posted about choosing new counter stools.
I finally chose an unfinished wood stool and as you can see,
I started painting before I remembered to take a picture.


They were just plain, unfinished wood.
When I received them, I was surprised and happy at how heavy,
 sturdy and well made they are.  
They came already assembled as well which was great.


So I painted them with my Annie Sloan chalk paint in Coco
and added a simple design to the seats.


Then I finished them with just some regular
furniture wax.


The chalk paint is so great to work with ~ 
you can achieve such a wonderful aged look with it.


 Below are the old stools that had seen better days.


 I like how the new ones look with our table and chairs
 much better.


It took me forever to get these finished.
They were more time consuming than I expected
 so I'm very happy to be done!


Now we are just going to enjoy them!

16 comments:

  1. I love that color. How did you do those little dots.

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  2. Those are very cute! I remember when you bought them. You did a great job on the finish and I think they look wonderful with your table and chairs, too. xo Diana

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  3. JoAnne, your stools look awesome - you did a fantastic job with them! What did you do with your old counter height chairs? Do you still have them? If so, are you interested in selling them?

    Hugs.

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  4. I love the stools JoAnne! They work better with your style, perfect:)

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  5. These are so simple and just add such a unique look. I love the softness of the color!

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  6. Love this JoAnne. They look so cute in your kitchen. Love the color.
    Kris

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  7. Your stools came out so cute. I really like the diamond pattern you added to the top and the simple look of them. They look great with your dining table and chairs.

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  8. They look great JoAnne! ! Thanks so much for partying!

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  9. They look wonderful! I love the style of this stool for seats & occasional tables/plant stands.

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  10. Your new stools look great!!
    ~Cindy

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  11. I remember your post about trying to narrow down a style. They look beautiful and I love the soft color you finished them in.
    xo Sally

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  12. Those look great JoAnne! I love the color and the stencil on the seat goes great with your kitchen.

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  13. They look perfectly cottage-y, the soft colour is perfect with your table and chairs.

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  14. JoAnne, The little stools turned out wonderful! Thank you for joining the Share Your Style party and have great weekend.
    xx,
    Sherry

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  15. The stools are beautiful and go so well with your room! Love that little extra design on top. Thank you for sharing it at What We Accomplished Wednesdays. Have a great week!

    Blessings, Deborah

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  16. I'm catching up a bit here. I love your new stools. The color and the simple design you did are just right. And the way they coordinate with your table is great! Wish I had a counter that needed stools but there's no place in this home. I'll just enjoy yours!
    ~Adrienne~

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