Today I am going to show you how easy it is to transform a wooden stool with CeCe Caldwell natural chalk and clay paint. I am also announcing the kick off of the Fab Flippin’ Furniture Contest, so stay tuned.
It was such a beautiful weekend to paint. I have had this vintage stool waiting for a makeover. It was my childhood stool given to me by my mom. I am amazed at how it has held up all these years. It is certainly not one of those MDF stools from Target. We have those for the kiddos and then are showing a ton of wear. This wooden stool was painted black a few years back, but I wanted to freshen it up to use as a decorative counter tray instead.
Here is a before shot of the stool.
CeCe Caldwell Young Kansas Wheat
CeCe Caldwell Seattle Mist
CeCe Caldwell Wax
The stool was painted in one coat of Young Kansas Wheat and left to dry.
Then a wash of Seattle Mist was applied.
A flower stencil was added to the top of the stool.
The entire piece was wet distressed.
Wax was applied with a rag over the entire piece and buffed.
And after wax was applied:
And if you love this transformation pin this to your favorite painted furniture Pinterest board.
It is also the first Fab Furniture Flippin’ contest of the year! Myself and 5 other lovelies will be hosting a monthly furniture flippin’ contest. The group will be choosing a monthly theme. This month’s theme is Mother’s Day-Inspired by Mom. It will run May 4-May 22. Be sure to browse around the link ups below and find your favorite! If you’re interested in participating in future contests, please contact Stacy (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Evey (email@example.com).
Stop over to view my favorite picks and winner of the May contest.
This month’s inspirational projects from the coordinating hosts are ‘inspired by mom’:
Disclosure: This contest is sponsored by CeCe Caldwell. I have been using this line of paint for a few years now and love the colors offered by this brand. All my opinions are my own.
And now it is time to be inspired by the contestants transformations!