Join in as we learn how to reupholster and paint a rocking chair from being only an oldie to a goodie. If you’re just joining the 3-part series, be sure to check out part 1 here.
1 1/2 c. paint (you can use flat, eggshell, satin, semi-gloss)
- 1/2 c. hot water
- 1/2 c. plaster of paris
When putting the paint on there’s no need to worry about being neat, all the haphazard extra touches will be hidden by the upholstery. So have some fun!
This is typical for furniture that has had either a mahogany or cherry finish.
Nothing that a little stain blocker, like Kilz, can’t handle. (I love this stuff!) I went ahead and coated the whole chair just to be safe, and then went back to the chalk paint.
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