They were covered with a layer of that white vinyl and then a layer of some awful floral fabric.
After I pried out at least a million staples I got to work painting them with two coats of Behr Outback green color mixed into homemade chalk paint.
For the tops I wanted to add a little something and I went with a gingham look. First I taped off lines one way and painted them with a light coat of Valspar Churchill Hotel Vanilla. After that was dry I lightly sanded it and then taped off lines the other way and gave another coat of the cream paint.
It gave a sweet look to the tops of the stools.
I distressed them all over and waxed them with Minwax Finishing Paste. I only painted three stools because the fourth had a broken spindle and it was a repair I did not want to do.
The green and cream colors pair so nicely together and I love the dark wood peaking out underneath.
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