A little while back I posted about wanting to strip/sand/stain and/or paint my Adirondack chairs. I pressure washed the heck out of those chairs but some of the paint refused to come off! So my idea of staining them was off the table and I’ve been trying to figure out what color to paint them to LOOK like stain. Right now they are sitting on a wood platform in my backyard baking in the hot Alabama sun while I try to get inspired to finish them up. So far that hasn’t happened!
Here’s the inspiration photo I posted that I wanted my chairs to look like:
The other day I got an e-mail from World Market that their Adirondack chairs were on sale for $49.00! I had a store credit for $20.00 so I decided to just go for it and buy one. Here’s part of the reason why: (1) I’ve lost my desire to finish up those chairs; (2) hubby says they are in the way when he cuts the grass and (3) my sister wants them for her lake house! Hopefully I’ll get a number stenciled on the back in the next day or two and this will be a quick and easy project I can cross off my “to do” list.
I got the last one in this cappuccino color and it needs to be cleaned up but I can just see it with a number stenciled on it.
What do you think? Would you have taken the easy way out and bought this chair? For me, it was a no-brainer.
In my last post I told ya’ll that my painter was coming Sunday to start on the sunroom. He called this morning and “something came up” so he won’t get started until Tuesday ! Oh, well, maybe it will be finished by next weekend. He is only available on Tuesdays and Sundays so that limits his time to paint.
See you soon!