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This is a chair I made for our Heard Museum exhibit. This started as a plain raw wood chair. I spray painted it all hot pink and then added lime green to the headboard and arm rests. i painted a girl on the headboard and stamped letters. I also stenciled stars on the seat and used a rubber stamp of a map. I then went over the whole thing with sand paper to rough it up. Next, I glued milagros all over certain areas.
It still needed some love, so I pulled out my secret stash of French yarn that my friend Jaimee brought me from Paris a couple years back. I glued it on the front panels and the top of the headboard, added spools of thread and beads and a crown for the girl! I slathered the whole thing in sparkle varnish.
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6 thoughts on “Milagros Rocking Chair”
That looks awesome! Love the colors.
Oh how deliciously yummy! I want one! I need to find a rocker to paint now! You’re always so inspiring!
you are doing some amazing work in your rush to finish! Maybe procrastination is your muse!
Looks like it came from a bakery or a candy store, such FUN colors, I love it!!! 🙂
This chair is awesome! Every time I visit your blog, there is always something incredibly cool here!
~ Gabriela ~
I LOVE the colors you used on this chair, it’s so cool!