Saturday, August 1, 2009

Uphostered Chairs







I bought a "Farmhouse Table" for $5.00 at a rummage sale last May. It came with 2 chairs, so I have been looking for 4 more. I found 4 chairs a week ago, for $30.00. The wood was in good shape, the padding on the seats were in good shape, however, the material was faded and stained.


This is my first time re-upholstering a chair, it was fun, easy and did not take long. I bought extra material to make window valances. I found the material on sale, that matched my decor and taste. In fact it is similar to the one already on it.



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7 comments:

  1. What a lovely job you have done on your chair, I love the colors and material you have chosen. Quite a talent my friend....:-) Hugs

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  2. Wow! Where did you learn to do that?! I think this is great!
    And I love the bargains you found! Good job all around, Sandy!
    Love,
    Eileen

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  3. This was my first time re-upholstering. I have watched a lot of HGTV and YouTube videos before I got up the nerve to do it my self. It really is easy.

    Sandy

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  4. My son and DIL once reupholstered my dining room chairs and it was like having new chairs. You did a great job, Sandy.

    And you can sew too?!!

    What good finds and good prices too!

    blessings and hugs,

    marcy

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  5. HGTV and I are 'best' friends. :) I have learned a lot from watching that channel.
    You did a great job on the chairs. Go girl!!!
    Smiles,
    Jackie

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  6. You did a wonderful job and way to bargain hunt1 Can't believe the table was $5! Thanks for linking up!

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  7. Isn't it amazing what a small change can make? You found such a great deal on your table and chairs...I can't wait to see the matching window treatments. Thank you so much for linking up with Fabric Fun Thursday. :)

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