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Chalkboard Folding Chair Makeover

Chalkboard Folding Chair Makeover

Today, I am sharing a really simple tutorial to help you take your boring old folding chairs from drab to totally fab!

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What a better way to makeover a folding chair than to paint it a bright, fun color, right? Well, there is a better way! Adding a little chalkboard paint to it takes it one step further into awesome town. Here’s what you need to make your own…

*Folding Chair

*Spray paint

*Clear Chalkboard Coating Paint


Spray painted folding chair

First, spray paint your chair whatever color you want it to be. It might take 2 coats depending on how dark the color is. Be sure it is a paint that can be used on metal.

Clear Chalkboard Coating Paint

Now for the good part! Paint the Clear Chalkboard Coating paint on the backrest part of the chair. Paint the front and the back of the chair. Be sure to follow the directions on the bottle. Paint 3-4 coats of this on, waiting an hour between each coat.

Chalkboard Backed Chair that can be used as a way to let people know where to sit.

After the paint has cured, you can write on it just like a chalkboard! You can use it to write people’s names on it to mark their spots for a BBQ or a party!

Chair with chalkboard back

You can write the name on both sides of the chair so that their spots are easy to find too!

Chalkboard backed folding chair

When you aren’t entertaining guests, you can draw fun designs on your chairs to bring more color and design to your decor! Aren’t they so fun? I am going to be looking for more chairs at garage sales to add to my chalkboard folding chair collection!

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Friday 26th of July 2013

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Shawna @DakotaCreekChic

Saturday 20th of July 2013

What a cute idea...I had not seen the clear chalkboard paint that! These chairs are super fun for parties!! Head over to my blog and link up to my first linky party--Weekend Beautiful. I would love to see you there!! Shawna

The Style Sisters

Thursday 18th of July 2013

This is a fun idea...great for bday parties or when the grandkids come over. Come link up to my party going on right now on my blog and share this post with us. Karin


Tuesday 16th of July 2013

My husband's desk chair is a folding chair. He loves it, and won't switch it to another chair. I've just asked this project to my to-do list because his chair is so ugly. This would be a great change! Thanks for the wonderful project idea.


Sunday 14th of July 2013

How cool! What a great idea this is. I love the color. :-)