Spray or Brush?

First of all ...

Thank you Thank you Thank you!

I loved hearing your opinions on the bar stools.

All of them.

Many of you asked painting questions in the comments and emails.

So here are just a few of my tips.

I love to spray when I can.

It's easy and let's just be honest here....it's fun!

Now that I have my little spray helper ;)

You can buy these at Wal Mart for under 3.00.

They just snap on to the top of your paint can.

It really saves the finger and the nails.

If you take your time and add thin coats you will prevent a lot of runs and drips.

Your finished product will come out nice and smooth.

Now before we go any further...

I might suggest you sand or use a liquid sander if you are painting over an existing paint.

I did not.

Why?.... Because my paint was worn so thin and I was lazy.

Next.. I would recommend priming your furniture before painting.

My bar stools were black and really needed this step.

Did I do it?.... nope.

Regret? Yes!

After 3 cans of spray paint my wallet started to tremble.

Three cans brought me to the point you see here and I still had one stool left.


I decided to throw in the towel and just paint.

One question was how I made it so smooth.

It's all in the brush baby!

I use Purdy products.

I also used a High Gloss paint here as you can see.

I few of you recommended I rough it up a bit.

Sand the edges.

Some of you even suggested I add a glaze.

I just may take ya'll up on that offer.

It's always fun to play with paint on pieces like this.

You just can't go wrong...

If you do..paint again!

So thanks for all of the great compliments and suggestions.

If you are a DIY or would love to become one

I have the place for you!

Haven Conference 2012

Haven Conference 2012.
Hope to see you there!

xoxox Susie~


  1. Susie, I love your new chair color! So fresh & bright & fun. If I was decorating right now, I'd go for some of those fun colors too. And your fabric on the windows! Girl, I love it, so glad you found something that you loved, those colors are so much fun. I love the direction you are going in your house. Gray & yellow are classics! Can't wait til Haven, my friend! xoxo

  2. They are so cheerful. Sure to make you smile every morning:)
    ~Debra xxx
    Capers of the vintage vixens

  3. I can't believe how amazing they look, especially the space as a whole.

    I've got spray-primer drying on a mirror frame as we speak. Reading your post made me glad I'm priming. :)

  4. I love the color you chose. I have been going back and forth between spray paint and purchasing a gun. The spray paint is quicker and no cleanup.

  5. Hey Susie,
    Thanks so much for all the answers. I like the way you think and paint! Thanks for taking the time to let us all know your painting secrets~!

  6. Love the yellow! :)

    I'm going to Haven also. Can't wait to meet everyone!

  7. LOVE the color!! I also love the clean, glossy finish. I think aging it or distressing it would ruin the look. Just my opinion. YOU are the expert!

  8. OMG! I love them!!!!! They make your curtains pop! Love it! I need some of that bravery:) I stick to the same ol' same ol'. Never outside the box:) You go girl!

  9. Love those bar stools!! The color is great and makes your kitchen pop!

  10. I think those chairs are perfect just the way they are- clean, bright and glossy! And I've never had luck with those spray handles. Mine kept falling off and the paint can would drop on the garage floor and spray everywhere. I suffer through with my finger!

  11. Susie,

    Love the chairs, window dressing and sign! It looks amazing and the yellow pops.

    Wanted to add, Maddie is gorgeous! She looks so much like you. :)

    Your Friend,

  12. Good job!
    Love your chair color.

    Cassy from Acoustic Guitar Lessons

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