From Black to White Dining Chairs done with ASCP

Here is the after shot of my dining room chairs.
I used Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Country Grey through my sprayer, heavily distressed with an electric sander,  and then gave them a coat of clear wax.
Here is the before when the chairs were black.
I always liked the black, but they show every speck of dust.  So to avoid dusting them every day I made the decision to go with a lighter color.
I am so luck my chairs don’t have spindles.  That waxing is hard work.
I love how they turned out.
 They brightened up the space.
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  1. Dawn, first just wanted to say that I love your header, it is so happy…love your chairs, why is waxing so hard, getting ready to start a project and she told me to was with a rag is that what you used? They look fantastic!

  2. What a great job you did on the chairs! I really like them. I have black dining room chairs and I would love to paint them, but my husband is in love with the black. I need to find a way to make him think that painting them is his idea! 🙂

  3. Your chairs look wonderful, Dawn, I love the finish you have given them.
    hugs, Cindy

  4. I just dropped to see this beautiful metamorphosis from black to white. Gorgeous!! What a great job, such talented people, goodness! I’m also at MM. Happy Halloween.

  5. They turned out great. I love the distressing on them. The white really brightens up the room too! Great job!

  6. I love how they turned out too Dawn! You did a great job ~ a coat of white paint always seems to make a huge impact. Really nice!

  7. I love what you did with the chairs….I know so well the dust thing! We bought our new house two and a half years ago and went with the dark furniture, I could literally dust every day and and hour later I would see more dust! I wish we had went with lighter colors. It doesn’t help that we have a train that runs twice a day behind our house kicking up a huge amount of dust.

    The only thing that we didn’t replace was our kitchen table which is the light oak finish. I am definatly thinking about repainting (one piece at a time)!

    Hope you have a Happy Halloween!


  8. Dawn
    They look great! You are really sold on that Anne Sloan paint, for sure. It does make everything look so nice, for sure!

  9. Super job on these chairs. Did it take you forever? I think the wax step after the AS paint is dreadful. I know it’s necessary but not fun!
    I liked them black but this is a great change.

  10. Love the chair in white with a bit of the black show through! Such a pretty look!

  11. You picked a perfect color! Love how the darker color shows when distressed. Found you via Savvy Southern Style and now a new follower!

  12. Well…..they turned out just beautiful, Dawn! What a difference in your dining room! Was hubby happy with the results? 🙂

    xoox laurie

  13. You did a beautiful job on these chairs! I love the distressed look of them & they definitely brightened up your space!

  14. I LOVE this! I would love if you would share this at the Crazy Cute link party happening at Between U & Me right now! I’ve got a totally awesome giveaway this week, too!
    OOH! AND, I’m your newest follower! 😉

  15. They turned out gorgeous! It looks beautiful! I found your blog from the sisters of the wild west party. I’m your newest follow. If you get a moment I love you to stop by my blog & maybe follow along too!

  16. I love them too! That distressed look is wonderful.

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