Upholstered Dining Chairs: Painting Fabric with Amy Howard Chalk Paint

Before and After text Lynn Chairs

I’ve been wanting to try this for a while, and I finally got to do it this week!  A friend of mine had two upholstered chairs that she wanted restyled.  She had looked into reupholstery, slipcovers, and even getting new chairs when I mentioned that people are painting fabric with chalk paint.  She is a brave and gracious friend and excitedly asked if I would help her with this project, even after I confessed I had never painted fabric before.  So straight to YouTube I went, looking up the process and which brand works best.  After a little research I decided on Amy Howard for this project, since it seemed like people were able to do it in less time and with less coats than with Annie Sloan.

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