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Broken Down Slipper Chair

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This chair was slated to be thrown out . The upholstery was in terrible shape so I tore it all off and pulled out a ton of nails and staples
  • broken down slipper chair, painted furniture, reupholster
The only visible wood was the red cherry trim
  • broken down slipper chair, painted furniture, reupholster
I liked the shape of the wood
  • broken down slipper chair, painted furniture, reupholster
I painted the wood Waverly ink Chalk paint and the clear wax
  • broken down slipper chair, painted furniture, reupholster
wasn't sure how to finish the back Under the burlap is a memory foam pad
  • broken down slipper chair, painted furniture, reupholster
I found this Waverly fabric at Walmart
  • broken down slipper chair, painted furniture, reupholster
  • broken down slipper chair, painted furniture, reupholster
  • broken down slipper chair, painted furniture, reupholster
  • broken down slipper chair, painted furniture, reupholster
My husband cut me a solid wood seat for me to cover
  • broken down slipper chair, painted furniture, reupholster
  • broken down slipper chair, painted furniture, reupholster
I had trouble figuring out to make a neat fold around this arm so I made a puffy little accent and nailed it in place
  • broken down slipper chair, painted furniture, reupholster
All total with fabric pad and trim less than $50.00

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  • Patricia Harper
    Patricia Harper Massillon, OH

    Awesome and so professional looking! Love looking at all the projects! You guys can come have a field day at my house! please??

  • Kay Smith
    Kay Smith Big Spring, TX

    Also I have used short decorative drapery tassels with antique brooches pinned to them for finishing corners or adding a creative touch.

  • Suzanna Nyquist
    Suzanna Nyquist West Bend, WI

    Don't like the material but love the chair wish I could do this

  • Angel
    Angel Hesperia, CA

    I love it!

  • Mickey B. & Boo Boo

    It was worth the "save". LOVE your puffy accent. :)

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