Saturday, April 16, 2011

Chair Rescue

The Tale of a Rescued Chair

There once was a chair. It was a nice chair - beautiful wood. However, the chair wasn't pleasant to sit on and it's covering dated it terribly. Oh yeah, and it had wheels on it's front 2 legs.
You get the picture. I LOVE this chair, but it needs new padding and something other than that ugly 70s thing to cover it. Who thought that was a good idea anyways? And wheels? On the front legs only? Really?

And THIS was the cushion....not much for comfort were they?

(NOTE: I'm bad at this whole taking pictures of the entire process thing. I replaced the cushion. Forgot to take a pic of that. I touched up some scratches on the chair. Forgot to take a pic of that.)

A Brand New, Happy Chair
casters, not wheels
a close-up of the trim


ktjane said...

That looks so good! Wish I could do that to the chrome and vinyl ones in my basement!

CrysHouse said...

Ok...I'm impressed.

Expats Again said...

What a great transformation! I love the upholstery material!

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

Wow! I just love the shape and lines of this chair (they really don't design things like this anymore!) and the fabric you chose is just perfect! Great job!

Jackie said...

That looks great! Love it! Thanks so much for linking up!!!

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