Somebody in my family better have a baby soon, because vintage children’s items keep adopting me.
I assure you – I am not looking for them, but when a little kid calls out to you, it’s hard to resist.
First, it was an adorable child’s chair.
Then, it was a child’s doll cradle.
Now this little sweetie of a rocking chair.
What’s a woman who wants grandchildren to do, except bring home whatever child she can snatch up …
even if it is child furniture?
Yes, it’s a bit homely looking right now, but homely children need love too, and I have lots of love to give!
So, I pampered the little fella (cause it looks like a boy to me), with a fresh coat of paint, and he’s looking more rosy-cheeked already, wouldn’t you say?
But I thought I’d really spoil him rotten, and add some dots.
I don’t have a steady hand though, so I made a cheater little polka dot “stencil” out of painter’s tape.
Sshhh…it’s our secret.
The chair must have originally had a seat cushion attached to it, because there were little holes where it was attached. I added twill tape around it, to cover up the holes.
Here’s the little guy – all gussied up! Isn’t he adorable?! He just needed a little love (and a teddy bear always helps too!)
In case you’re wondering, the color of the paint is called Laurentien, by Fusion Mineral Paint. It’s one of those colors that looks different, depending on the light. In natural light, it looks like robin’s egg blue, but in darker light, it looks a bit like a light mint green.
This charming little chair is available in my online shop HERE.