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Vintage Wooden High Chair with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

For Peighton’s first birthday, I had this vision of taking a smash cake picture of her in a vintage wooden high chair. I found one in great condition on Facebook Marketplace and I thought it would look really wonderful painted and slightly distressed. I painted it with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Duck Egg Blue. I love the way it turned out and it was a really wonderful addition to her special day.

Vintage Wooden High Chair Painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

Finding vintage high chairs is a bit tricky and to find one that hasn’t yet been refinished it even tougher. I found this one for just $10 which was a total score.

Vintage Wooden High Chair Painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

The antique high chair wasn’t in the greatest condition but that was fine with me because I knew it would look wonderful with a fresh coat of paint.
Vintage Wooden High Chair Painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

About Annie Sloan Chalk Paint: this was my first project using it and it lived up to it’s reputation. So easy to use, no sanding, super easy to get the distressed look. My husband and I, both, loved it.

Vintage Wooden High Chair Painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

We used the color Duck Egg Blue for this chair and it went perfect with the pink and aqua colors of the party. We decided to use dark wax for the finish and I’m so glad we did. It gave such a vintage feel. I was so impressed with how little goes a long way.

Vintage Wooden High Chair Painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

Oh I just love the finished look. The curves are so pretty. I’m so glad we were able to revive it.

Vintage Wooden High Chair Painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

My little girl pretty much loved it as well. Here she is modeling her refinished vintage high chair. All excited about being one.

Thanks so much for stopping by today to enjoy this chair with me.

If you are an Annie Sloan Chalk Paint user I would love for you to share your favorite Annie Sloan Chalk Paint color with me.

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33 Comments

  1. This is SO pretty! I’ve always wanted to make over a vintage high chair, and now my baby is too big, so I’ll have to live vicariously through others lol. Love the way this turned out!

  2. chelsea your vintage high chair turned out so great! and your little gal is darling 🙂

    xo, Tanya

  3. Hmmm…I don’t know what’s cuter, the baby or the chair? I think it’s a tie, They are both adorable! Good thrifty find!

  4. I love it!! I can’t believe how similar is it to the highchair I just posted on my blog today! 🙂 Would love if you would stop by and take a peek!

  5. Adorable Chelsea! But I gotta say, that babe of yours makes it that much cuter! She is such a little cutie!! 🙂

  6. Adorable. I passed up two vintage high chairs garage saleing last week because I no longer have a baby, but seeing yours makes me regret it! Your daughter is precious too!

  7. Super cute! Definitely beats the juvenile looking options out there!

  8. So adorable, still haven’t tried the duck egg – definitely going to use it on my next project 🙂

  9. This is so adorable! I’d love for you to share it at my Twirl & Take a Bow Party. It’s so unique and cool!

  10. So adorable! I love old highchairs like this! You did a fabulous job! Jenna @ Rain on a Tin Roof

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  12. Chelsea this turned out so great – I love it! Thanks for linking up at my “Best Of The Weekend” party – i am featuring it in my round up later today. 🙂 Hope to see you back at the next party!
    xoxo – Claire

    1. {PS: Can you please add my party to your party list for Saturday? Thank you!!!!} 🙂

  13. this turned out wonderful. your little girl looks so cute sitting in it!
    I had a vintage wooden high chair and i used it as a plant stand for a long time (no little ones to sit in it anymore). I finally sold it at a garage sale for next to nothing…someone scored on that one. 🙂

  14. So so cute! It (almost) makes me wish I had a little one to go in a high chair again 🙂

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  16. super cute! have a highchair almost exactly like that i wanted to refinish in the annie sloan emperors silk! one question though…is it food safe? or just for looks?

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  18. Hey! Awesome high chair! With the ASCP did u use wax? Does the ASCP stand up to stains? Is it safe to eat off? I can’ t find this info any where! Thank you! Judy

  19. I’ve been gifted a vintage wooden high chair for my daughters first birthday and I want to paint it like this, but it’s been painted twice with spray paint. Do I need to sand that all down first?

    1. If it’s been painted previously, I would sand it down that way you can really do a quality job. I’m sure it will look great! Let me know if you have any questions, Lauren!

      1. Hi! This is Linda, I love Annie’s chalk paint. Just got a vintage high chair and want to paint it. Just wasn’t sure on the wooden tray that if they can eat on! Is it okay for babies to eat off it. Your info came up, on your high chair, which I love your color. Could you email me your finished touches! Thank you Linda G lsue50@hotmail.com