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Mint Condition

The dining room project continues!

One of the things that I wanted to do was find a way to bring some light and color in to the dining room. After much pondering, I decided I wanted to paint the dining room chairs, which was so scary for me. I was absolutely convinced that as soon as I painted them, I would hate it and wish I had all the wood back.

Z. has been strongly encouraging me to go with my gut on design projects, so as soon as I mentioned this idea, he would not let it go. Boy, am I grateful that he didn’t.

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I sanded, primed, then painted the chairs a mint color, which I thought would go well with the gray and white in the kitchen, the navy of the adjoining room, and the wood in the dining room. Total cost of this project? $20.

I love it. No, I LURV it so, so much. It won’t be everyone’s cup of (mint) tea, but it added just the right amount of color and fun in to the room.

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What do you guys think? Would you ever consider paining your dining room chairs?

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