Let me start by thanking all of you who took the time out of your busy schedules to fill out the SI Blog 2016 Survey!
WOW… you guys are amazing and I’m learning so much! It’s been an eye opener and reading all of your comments… oh my heart!
Most days I sit behind my screen while editing photos and/or writing these posts and believe me, it can be isolating. So hearing all your feedback and even more importantly FEELING all the warmth, encouragement and insight means the world to me. Your feedback is REALLY appreciated.
I’ll leave the survey up and running until Monday for any of you who may want to share your interests and thoughts on Salvaged Inspirations!
Oh, and also – let me know if you’re interested in seeing the results of the survey. It’s all anonymous so I won’t share individual comments, but I’d be happy to post the stat results and give you the low down.
Now onto my Granny Chair! 🙂
You may remember me posting this chair on Facebook when M-M-M and I curb-shopped her on our way home from a sushi bar. I asked you FB friends what type of chair this was and someone replied “a granny-chair”. I think it may be a Queen Anne or Chippendale or something… but I’m sticking with granny-chair because it makes me smile.
Okay so here’s the truth. We all know I have NO PROBLEM curb-shopping furniture. But when it comes to upholstered items, ummmm, I admit I’m a little leery. We’ve all heard those scary bug stories right…so I’ve missed out on some pieces that could-have and would-have been stunning…like the red chair that MMM found on the streets of Toronto!
But for whatever reason I took a chance on this one. My guess, saki-bravado takes the credit for this salvaged piece.
To be safe, it’s been airing out in my garage since October. Then I gave it a good vacuum and cleaning. Probably months of airing not needed – but better safe than sorry!
Now for my disclaimer. I’m not a fabric painting expert.
It’s been on my to-try-list for over a year but this is my VERY first time painting fabric. My inexperience is already VERY apparent because I honestly thought I’d have a complete fabric painting review published for you today…along with some pretty ‘after’ pics.
The truth is, painting fabric takes longer than you think! It’s a process because the fabric takes so long to dry!
Here’s a sneak peek.
I’ll finish this girl up over the next day or two and then share my thoughts on fabric painting come Monday.
I’m really curious as to how it’s going to look and feel since I’ve heard and read different results!
*** Update: See the Restyled Granny Chair Makeover Here!
Any of you painted fabric before? Have any tips or advice?
Have a great day and Happy Painting!