A Well Needed Chair Makeover

3 Mar

I found two chairs at a thrift store that were quite ugly but in good working condition.  I decided to take a chance and see if I could make them pretty.

Here is a bit of the process:

I wrapped the cushion with fabric like I would wrap a birthday present.

The fabric looks good with the wood but the wood is a bit chipped in places.  I think I might spray paint them to make them look brand new.

If I decide to paint them I will for sure post some pictures.

Quite the difference huh?

6 Responses to “A Well Needed Chair Makeover”

  1. Karen March 3, 2012 at 10:24 am #

    A BEAUTIFUL difference!

  2. Cathy schroeder March 4, 2012 at 8:01 pm #

    Great job and beautiful fabric! Try rubbing the worn spots with a walnut. You might need a lot of walnuts but just try it in one spot!

    • Caitlyn March 4, 2012 at 10:03 pm #

      can I eat the walnuts afterward? they are kind of pricey up here

      • Caitlyn March 4, 2012 at 10:04 pm #

        and thanks for the tip

  3. Tonia (@IttyBittyImpact) March 15, 2012 at 8:31 pm #

    Lovely!!!! That fabric is so pretty and cheerful!!

    • Caitlyn March 16, 2012 at 1:44 pm #

      you got me hooked on that fabric!

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