Thursday, September 30, 2010

goodwill chair

This past weekend I found this chair at Goodwill. The guy told me it had been for sale for all of 5 minutes when I scooped it up. I guess it was just meant to be...



As soon as I took it out of my car I just had to get to work on it. I already had the perfect paint and fabric after all..

I took the seat off and sprayed the chair with Kilz and a couple light coats of Rustoleum's Heirloom White. Here it is after a little distressing.

The day before I purchased some tan linen fabric that I knew would be perfect for the seat! I actually covered it with some sturdy white fabric first so it would have a good base. Then put the linen right on top!



This was such an easy makeover! And the total cost was under $20!!

9 comments:

  1. Looks great, fresh and the lines of the chair are now showcased! Gotta love a quick and easy makeover! Janell

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  2. That is a timeless chair. You could put it just about anywhere. Great work!

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  3. Her makeover looks outstanding...sounds like she was meant to be yours! Thanks for showing her off at my Nifty Thrifty Party!

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  4. Looks great! I have developed a little obsession with transforming ugly chairs....so totally appreciate your vision! :)

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  5. Wow! It turned out great! I just found an old chair on the side walk in my neighborhood. It's still in a good condition, but the color and the cushion pattern don't look that great. I'm going to try this out! I've done DIY projects and posted on www.makemania.com If you have a sec, hop on to take a look at mine and feel free to promote cool projects from your blog!

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