"You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that my dear friend, is about the end of any nation.

You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it."
Dr. Adrian Rogers 1931-2005

Friday, May 25, 2012

Friday After Photos

I shared Tuesday the before photo of the chairs I was redoing. Today I am sharing the almost final project!  I planned  the makeover using items on hand. We had cocoa brown paint, so I sanded the chairs (after removing the seat cushions), then painted them. Bill and Second then applied a stain. The fabric I used on the seats was from remnant tapestry I picked up a few years ago.
I had a limited amount of the tapestry, so 2 chairs ended up in the black print
 
and 2 in the red print~
 
And here is the dining room with a bit of help from LunaPic. I found LunaPic after Picnik closed, and have been learning my way around their site.

13 comments:

hobo said...

Ooooh, those turned out to be beauties! Love the tapestry prints, too. Good job and thanks for posting the pics! I was wondering how they were going to turn out.... lovely! :-)

Dani said...

Your chairs look gorgeous - well done :)

kymber said...

beautiful! absolutely beautiful! i love them!

your friend,
kymber

debbieo said...

Lovely

Pat from Albuquerque said...

Nice! Great find, lovely work!

Michelle-ozark crafter said...

The chairs came out very nice!

Anonymous said...

They are beautiful! Well done!!

LizinNY

Glenn B said...

You really have to look up the person who left them out uder the New Mexico sunshine and show him or her what you have in the way of dining room chairs. Maybe, invite him or her or them over to your place for lunch someday and surprise them. I would bet their jaws would drop.

Nice work.

All the best,
Glenn B

Maria said...

The chairs have come up a real treat Jennifer. They look wonderful! You are so clever.

Gayle said...

That is amazing. I knew you would do something awesome. You are my idol.

Mrs.Rabe said...

I love what you did!

Deanna

keepinitruralinthemidwest said...

I had seen your before pics of your great find and you guys did a fabulous job. The chairs are beautiful and I love the tapestry.

Rhonda said...

Hats off to you ...chaira look great.....oh to have you as my neighbor....what amazing new transformations I could have....God bless and Have a wonderful Memorial weekend