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Before and After : Renewed Chair

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Hello.This is my first post and my first DIY. I'm sorry for my english and for eventual naivety about photos and text. I'm thrilled about my little work :)
Time: 3 Days Difficulty: Medium
  • painted furniture upholstered chair, painted furniture
Before. Old and ugly chair.
  • painted furniture upholstered chair, painted furniture
Meanwhile...two coats of primer (with brush)
  • painted furniture upholstered chair, painted furniture
After. Two coats of Pastel Green (RAL 6019), one with brush and the last with electric sprayer gun.
  • painted furniture upholstered chair, painted furniture
The seat is covered with an "old/large/heavy/never used" tablecloth. :)

Got a question about this project?

  • Polly Zieper
    Polly Zieper Fort Lauderdale, FL

    Wow- What a nice project for a beginner!Did you already have the chair? Or did you buy it?The mint green is such a pretty color, and I'm so glad you mentioned using table clothes to 'upholster' the chair,I'd only done that on an outside chair, with a

    • Patrizia Zardi

      Thank you @Polly Zieper ... I have four of these chairs in my dining room, but I'm "revolutionizing" all things in my apartment and I started with the boring chairs!!! :)

  • Polly Zieper
    Polly Zieper Fort Lauderdale, FL

    Your English is fine!(I'm a teacher:) and was it difficult to take the seat off?

    • Patrizia Zardi

      @Polly Zieper :D
      No, the seat has two screws in the inferior part, for the "upholstery" I used the staple gun...

  • Carole
    Carole Australia

    Nice job. You will be addicted to making over furniture now I am sure! Be sure to post any more projects here on Hometalk!

    • Patrizia Zardi

      Thanks @Carole !
      Yep, you are right, I love make these things...I'm writing a "to do list" and it's veeery long... :D

  • Jeanette S
    Jeanette S Atlanta, GA

    WOW! I did not even see the great lines of this chair until you redid it! BEAUTIFUL! Your English is a 100% compared to my Italian! Welcome to the world of "PROJECTS"! You are not a true HOMETALKER!

    • Nancy Spencer Carlson

      @Jeanette S actually, it's a very common typo! More than likely, no one besides me saw it. But just in case... ;-) hope your hands feel better!

  • Lacy Smith Hornberger

    Lovely! Great save..

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