Dipped Leg Vintage Highchair

I hope you had a safe and fun time ringing in the New Year last night!  My husband is a police officer and usually works on New Years Eve night, but this year he worked during the day, so I actually got to spend the evening with him!  Of course, the year he doesn’t work, I’m pregnant!  So no crazy partying for us last night…we just hung out with our daughter and drank sparkling grape juice together!  :)

I’m excited to be starting this new year and for all that it will bring!  I can’t wait to work on even more furniture transformations, continue updating our house, and of course MEET OUR NEW BABY!

So, in keeping with the baby theme, I wanted to share this cute vintage highchair that I recently updated.

The highchair was in good condition when I got it off Craigslist this past summer.  I was actually picking up a different piece of furniture that day and when I got to the location, the seller offered me this highchair, too.  I just couldn’t pass it up!

I used a custom mix of Annie Sloan Chalk Paints to create this fun color.

And I added a touch of modern style by “dipping” the legs in Old White.

Looking for even more highchair goodness?  Check out this adorable Vintage Highchair painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint from Making Home Base.  It’s a beauty for sure!

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  1. Beautiful!!! I’ve run across a few highchairs lately, and I just couldn’t think creatively enough to buy it. You did a great job on this one!! I love the pop of white at the bottom!! I didn’t know you were pregnant… congrats!!!! Hugs!!!

  2. Cute! I love how you painted that highchair! I have a wooden high chair that we used for our girls. Now that my baby is 7 I want to sell it but hubby is not too keen on that idea for some reason. Sigh. Guess we will save it for Grandkids!

  3. Love the dipped legs, it’s the little touches you add that make your furniture so special!

  4. love that! great color, and the dipped legs are such a nice touch :)

  5. What an adorable post! I’m a new follower ;)

  6. How stinking cute is that, I love the color

  7. Love the color and the touch of white on the legs too. Hugs! I’m hopping over from Show and Share hop

  8. cutest thing EVER!

  9. Love your blog! I would love for you to visit my linky party going on now at http://wallisfarmsdailywalk.blogspot.com/2013/01/blog-post.html

    Have a great day!

  10. This is beautiful! I really love your aesthetic. Visiting from Southern Lovely’s link party!

    Lindsay from http://www.LoveCityBlog.com

  11. Adorable! I love the dipped legs, that just sets it off! The color is fab too. :) New follower.

  12. So darling!! The colors are perfect!

  13. Love the highchair and the colors you picked, awesome!! Gonna head over to your store to see what other goodies you have.

  14. gorgeous, love the colors you chose for it!

  15. Hi, I a coming over from th36thave Party. Your high chair is ADORABLE.. Congratulations on (soon) your new baby!! :)
    Angelina

  16. Congratulations! This highchair is ADORABLE! Love your blog! Newest follower! :)
    -April Hoff
    housebyhoff.blogspot.com

  17. Over from Design Dining and Diapers. Your high chair caught my eye. It’s terribly cute! Good work.

  18. Oh my gosh I love this! The legs are my favorite! Beautiful job Allison :)

  19. Hello! I found you at Feathered Nest Friday and am very glad I did. I have a very similar highchair and just LOVE the color you painted yours! You did a fantastic job! And the legs are awesome!!

  20. So fun – great job!!

  21. My mom has a highchair just like this. I told her not to get rid of it, because we could paint it and make it so cute. I’ll have to show her this – great timing!

  22. I don’t have kids, so I have absolutely no need for a high chair, but this is just so darn cute! I personally love the colors you picked out, as I’m just a touch obsessed with any color in the teal/blue family :)

    I would love it if you would link up at Martha Mondays, open now through Wednesday night!

    http://www.watchoutmartha.net/2013/01/martha-mondays-link-up-party-features-17.html

    ~Amanda
    http://www.watchoutmartha.net

  23. That is just too cute! I love the color you chose. It makes it look so different. Megan

  24. What a great color and those legs are so cute! And so beautifully staged!

  25. So simple, but so cute! Great transformation!

  26. Your highchair turned out adorable! I love the little pop the dipped legs give it! So cute!

  27. I’ll be featuring your project tomorrow during the link party. Thank you so much for linking up!

  28. Wow great color! Love it.

    I was looking through your blog (now following you on Pinterest and FB) and noticed your map art. I totally just left a comment for you on Hometalk about it (I made a similar one recently).

    Great blog I’m so happy I found it.

  29. This is so beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

  30. Wow Alison – that’s beautiful! I love the green you have used, it looks beautiful!

  31. This is so cute. I love the color you chose.

  32. It’s perfect! Great color choice, I’m sure it will look fantastic in your home.

  33. I love the high chair if only I didn’t live in a different country…………

  34. So cute! I love the color and the “dipped” legs are the perfect detail!

  35. I love this! I really dislike the way new highchairs look, so I love the idea of going vintage. You did a great job!

  36. So fun! I love the colour you created. The legs remind me of little white socks…perfect for a high chair.

  37. YAY!!!! Saw you were featured on Miss Mustard Seed’s site!!! So excited for you!!! Hugs!!!

  38. Melanie Smith says:

    Oh my goodness I love this color!! Do you mind sharing your recipe? Love, love, love!!

    • Allison @ The Golden Sycamore says:

      Hi Melanie! I believe I used Antibes Green, Provence, Old White, and Graphite. Equal parts of each…I think! I didn’t write this one down, unfortunately! :(

  39. Hi — Just stumbled upon this and I love the color of this high-chair! Can you tell me what colors you mixed? Please send me an email, I would love to chat about it!

    Jamie

  40. So cute!! I am wanting to paint a high chair and was wondering what you used as a paint protector? And is it safe for baby to eat off of?

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