Don't get me wrong, I love the farmhouse look with all that vintage chippy goodness but my home is a mixed bag of Traditional, French Provincial, and Shabby Chic.
I found a couple of chairs in my stash that I thought would fit the bill after some chalk paint magic and grain sack stripes. So this month I bring you my Farmhouse Cane Back Chairs.
This is what they used to look like...
Oh my goodness, the upholstered seats had seen their better days. Can we say stinky, dirty, yuck!
I painted them with three coats of the color Vanilla Frosting chalk paint by Country Chic Paint. Once dry I hit the edges with a 220 grit sanding block for a light distressed look. I thought about going all chippy with it but my traditional side kicked in.
I used a brush to paint the cane, although spraying it would have been easier. I couldn't risk the chance of overspray because I have three projects on the go at the moment, some of which are for clients.
Recently I shared our Bedroom Window Seat REmakeover. When I reupholstered the new seat cushion I kept the fabric from the original Window Seat Makeover in 2015. I'm so glad I did because it was perfect to REuse on these chairs.
I made it with a drop cloth and had painted grain sack stripes on it.
Because of the way I had randomly painted the stripes on the bench cushion, I wasn't able to cut the fabric so the stripes matched perfectly on each chair.
I was close!
Hopefully, they sell. Do you think they fit the Farmhouse bill?
Let's head over and see what the other DIY Furniture Girls created for their Farmhouse piece.
Please pin directly from their blog post rather than the links below.
You'll find this project linked up to these fabulous PARTIES
A big thank you to the following for featuring this project: