How to Alter a Mini Rocking Chair

By adding a fresh coat of paint and the gorgeous Graphic 45 "Gilded Lily" collection, everything old can be new again!

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How to Alter a Mini Rocking Chair
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Shop your local thrift for fantastic finds!  I picked up this sweet little rocking chair which was in excellent condition.

Shop your local thrift for fantastic finds! I picked up this sweet little rocking chair which was in excellent condition.

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Carefully remove screws and lay the pieces flat.

Carefully remove screws and lay the pieces flat.

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Trace the shape of each piece onto "Golden Age" patterned paper, trim, set aside.

Trace the shape of each piece onto "Golden Age" patterned paper, trim, set aside.

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Paint the edges and top portion of the pieces.

Paint the edges and top portion of the pieces.

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Once the pieces have dried, adhere patterned paper pieces using a quick dry adhesive and a brayer.  Using a brayer ensures smooth and even application of the adhesive.

Once the pieces have dried, adhere patterned paper pieces using a quick dry adhesive and a brayer. Using a brayer ensures smooth and even application of the adhesive.

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Reassemble the chair.

Reassemble the chair.

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Add flower adornments to the top of the chair.

Add flower adornments to the top of the chair.

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Add a floral cluster to the chair arm.

Add a floral cluster to the chair arm.

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Add lace to the edge of the seat.

Add lace to the edge of the seat.

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Add glittered die cut to the top portion of the chair just below the flowers.

Add glittered die cut to the top portion of the chair just below the flowers.

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Cut "If the Crown Fits" image from "Lavish Lifestyle.  Adhere on top of the glittered die cut using dimensional foam adhesive.

Cut "If the Crown Fits" image from "Lavish Lifestyle. Adhere on top of the glittered die cut using dimensional foam adhesive.

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Cut image from "Gilded Lily", adhere to the chair seat.

Cut image from "Gilded Lily", adhere to the chair seat.

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Cut floral images from "Creme de la Creme", adhere in front of other cut image as shown.

Cut floral images from "Creme de la Creme", adhere in front of other cut image as shown.

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To finish your design, add flowers to the chair as shown.

To finish your design, add flowers to the chair as shown.

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