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Thrift Store Furniture Makeover - Desk & Chair

Use FolkArt Home Decor Chalk to revive a thrift store writing desk and chair set.

At a Glance:

#6390 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Logo
supplies

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Summer Porch, 8 oz. - 34923

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Parisian Grey, 16 oz. - 38730

Number Needed: 1 $15.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Brushes - Chalk Paintbrush - 34907

Number Needed: 1 $15.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Brushes - Wax Brush - 34908

Number Needed: 1 $19.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.
instructions

Other Supplies

Wood desk, Chair, Sandpaper – fine grit, Window cleaner, Paper towels, Work bowl, Fabric for chair cushion, Foam seat, Scissors, Hot glue gun, Glue sticks

Instructions

  1. Clean and remove the handles from the desk. Remove the seat from the chair. Lightly sand the furniture. Clean with window cleaner and paper towels.
  2. Paint the desk with Parisian Gray and the chair with Summer Porch. Use a light coat of paint. Allow to dry for 1 hour. Lightly sand along edges to distress and wipe clean.
  3. Once the paint has dried, add the Clear Wax.
  4. Buff the wax with the soft cloth.
  5. Replace the  hardware.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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