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Ugly Chair: Before and After

If you have a chair like this then first let me apologize for calling it ugly. This isn't my style of chair, but it came with the furnished beach condo we bought, so I need to make it work until the budget allows for replacement. Other than not being my style, I think of it as ugly because the rattan finish was worn over the years and underneath was really dusty and dirty. I had about half a day to work some magic on this chair during a recent visit to the beach. So many other projects were underway, but I wanted to squeeze out a little time to freshen up the chair. I vacuumed the chair (especially the bottom and underside), then gave it a good scrub with my favorite  deglosser/degreaser (this is my preferred brand as it works amazing and it is a no rinse formula).  Included here are links to the products I've actually used in this project: The deglosser is no rinse, so after it was dry I appled a two coats of chalk paint. I have a lot of blues and greens in the living room, a

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