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Summer’s are for Bright yellow chairs with Wayfair Canada

Summer's are for Bright yellow chairs with Wayfair Canada

Summer’s are for Bright yellow chairs with Wayfair Canada

Today’s post I wanted to share is all about my Summer’s are for Bright yellow chairs with Wayfair CanadaSummer 2016 was the first full summer in my new home. Which means we put in lots of work to make it just how we like it. My front porch isn’t the biggest, but I promised myself this summer that I would find a way to make it look pretty without spending too much money. After a little bit of thought and online browsing I managed to do a Front Porch Refresh for under $200. I bought a few items and also reused some to make it a space that my family loved and enjoy over the summer. As well as the Fall season ahead.

I have always had a love for Adirondack chairs  depending on where you purchase yours the prices can very quite a bit. I mean a few hundred dollars up to just under a thousand. Keeping that in mind my goal for my front porch makeover was to not exceed my budget of $200. Mainly because I knew I had other home projects over the Summer to complete. In terms of Decor I also shopped around to find the best prices for items I needed and even manage to re-use nature too.

I had one goal in mind that was, to keep the space bright and colourful since it is the Summer. Can I tell you how difficult it is to decide on paint colours! I love colour and if I could wear every shade I would. Needless to say the task of finding a paint shade for my project was such a daunting task.

I forgot to mention, we chose to get a raw wood finish for the Adirondack chair because it cuts down the cost tremendously. As I had mentioned they can range anywhere from $60 all the way up to $1000.

Bright and Colourful spaces on a budget.

Summer's are for Bright yellow chairs with Wayfair Canada

Since my chair was unfinished I didn’t have to worry about sanding it down to prepare for painting. To complete my project we went with the paint brand Valspar in the shade Sunspark (3010-2). The brightest Canary Yellow I could find.  I applied 1 coat evenly painting along with the grade of the wood and allowed it to dry. Which took about an hour since I was painting outside. I applied another coat and left it to dry as well.

Summer's are for Bright yellow chairs with Wayfair Canada

For the decor pieces, I purchased the Cushion, and Glass lantern at Winners. The Cushion was on clearance for $14.99 Lattern $12,99. For the green Lantern I got that at a really good steal for $10 because it was missing the flameless candle.

Summer's are for Bright yellow chairs with Wayfair Canada

The cost of the chair which we purchased from Wayfair Canada is part of the Atlantic Outdoor Collection which can be found here for $121.99 The paint was free!  The side table which is actually a log from a tree that was cut down.so in total we spent with taxes $180.76. What were some of your summer decor project you did this year? do you stick to your budget? Let me know in the comments below!

Summer's are for Bright yellow chairs with Wayfair Canada

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14 Comments

  • Reply kage2015

    Wow these turned out beautiful. Love the color and pillow added.

    23/09/2016 at 8:50 am
  • Reply fivemarigolds

    I love the fun colors you’ve chosen. I bet your porch really “pops” from the street!

    23/09/2016 at 9:16 am
  • Reply thetravelpockets

    You did such a fantastic job with this chair! I love the yellow and it look so nice on the porch. Well done.

    23/09/2016 at 10:27 am
  • Reply The Walking Map

    I love that apple pillow! Now you need a dragonfruit one!

    23/09/2016 at 10:54 am
  • Reply Danielle

    That color is beautiful!! I love these types of chairs. Perfect for outside!

    Keep Sparkling,
    Danielle
    Sparkling Southerner

    23/09/2016 at 1:44 pm
  • Reply Lauren

    I love the bright yellow! What a fun statement piece.

    23/09/2016 at 1:51 pm
  • Reply lex

    am glad this came out very nice, the pillow looks cool..

    24/09/2016 at 2:46 am
  • Reply Thingstodo WithKids

    oe wow! Thanks for brightening up my day – awesome inspiration- now…I need paint!

    24/09/2016 at 4:00 am
  • Reply Subhadrika Sen

    I must admit that yellow is not my most favourite colour. But it sure does look real bright and happy in the summer/autumn months. i like how you paired the yellow chair with the bright green cushion.

    25/09/2016 at 6:28 am
  • Reply Elizabeth O.

    The yellow does add life to the chair and the whole thing. I love that you chose to add a throw pillow to compliment it even more. This whole DIY is awesome and it’s affordable as well!

    26/09/2016 at 6:46 pm
  • Reply Jessica Ayun

    what a vibrant color! love the back details of this DYI chair.

    27/09/2016 at 10:36 am
  • Reply lastchance3

    I love Adirondack chairs! They really do have that summer feel. The color is perfect for summer. I have a small confession. I sang the Wayfair commercial song when I read this title. Lol.

    27/09/2016 at 12:54 pm
  • Reply Anamika Ojha

    Colors can totally transform anything. Loved the bright yellow color of your chair and the pillow over it that gives a perfect summer vibes!

    27/09/2016 at 7:37 pm
  • Reply dreaminglouddemo

    I would paint everything in my home green or yellow. That’s how color obsessed I am. love the chair.

    28/09/2016 at 1:57 pm
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