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Chairs in a trash pile brought back to life!

Posted by nicole__ (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 14, 10 at 17:13

Before chairs:
Before: arm chairsArmchair Before
Chairs after:
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OMG...those are beautiful.

I like them better "after" than "before."

Job well done :)


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Wow!! That must have been a job matching up that plaid to get it right. You did a very professional job! Enjoy! Jan


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Thank you!!!!

I should also mention I only have $27.50 total in material to upholster both chairs! The upholstery shop I found locally marks down fabrics to $1yd when they get low on a bolt. Another shop was throwing out 4" foam slabs when the edges started to discolor from the sunlight they were sitting in(I got 3 slabs, stored them in my attic).


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Oooh, girl! You did good!


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WOW! Thanks! I can't believe you like the chairs.....I never know how a project is going to turn out till it's done! :0)
Cushions are reversible, zippered, with white sheeting on the base


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I'm speechless . It's just awesome.


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toomuchglass.....thank you! Your all sooooooooooo nice! I'm getting mixed reactions to my finished project....as usual. :0) This is the question.....DO YOU THINK I SHOULD PAINT THE WOOD ACCENTS ON THESE CHAIRS GLOSS BLACK? Please give me your honest opinion.....really...

Here is a link that might be useful: Posted question here, no input so far....


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don't paint- leave the wood color.!


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They're fabulous! You did good!! I agree with mjowest...leave the wood as is.


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The wood looks great! Don't paint it! It's too beautiful!

You did a wonderful transformation job! Where did you learn to upholster? You are very skilled.


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This was my first attempt at tearing down chairs to the bones. I'm teaching myself upholstery. :0) No special tools....or machine I might add.
Thanks


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WOW those turned out beautiful. Don't paint the wood. TFS.


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I didn't comment on your linked post because I didn't want to register, but I also vote no on the painted wood. They look absolutely perfect just the way they are. I am soooo impressed. I'm also encouraged because you said you are self taught.


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Boo Hoo--the pictures are gone!!!!!


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Here are the pics ...again:
Before:
Med pic
After:
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Thanks!


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