Ocean Finance Deck Chair Upcycle Competition Entry
I was asked to enter this competition run by Ocean Finance the point being to highlight ways to save money by upcycling everyday items. I was provided with a plain linen deck chair and a voucher for Hobbycraft to buy everything I would need to complete the project! What's not to love? As soon as I saw it I knew what I wanted to do.
What I used
First I painted the frame in Fusion Mineral Paint in a soft green called Inglenook to echo the garden. Fusion paint can be used indoors or out and as the deck chair frame was raw wood there was no prep necessary, I just went ahead and painted. 2 coats and it was done.
I made the backgound white using photoshop then printed it out on a laser printer on A3 paper.
I then applied some Golden Gel Medium to the print and fabric I then pressed it flat into the fabric and left it to dry. Once dry I dampened the paper and rolled away the white parts leaving the print on the fabric.
Here it is all finished quick and easy and ready for a Scottish Summer .....
I will need to do a set of these I have lots more lovlely prints and Fusion colours to use.
Thanks to Ocean Finance for providing the chair and the voucher