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DIY Painted Upholstered Chair

I didn't like the old pattern on my 1980's wing back chair so I painted the upholstery to give it a new look. See what it looked like before and the technique I used by reading my post.

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  • Terri J
    Terri J Annapolis, MD
    on Dec 31, 2012

    WOOOOWWWW!!!!! That is some great transformation you did on your chair. I love the new look!

  • Trent-Tonya Sharp
    Trent-Tonya Sharp Franklinton, LA
    on Dec 31, 2012

    looks great and i have been thinking about doing this so maybe you can answer my questions..does the paint smell last long, does it feel rough or hard, and does it wipe off on your clothes?

  • Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor - Renee
    Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor - Renee Grand Rapids, MI
    on Dec 31, 2012

    The paint smell does not last long at all and it doesn't wipe off on clothes. The texture is more stiff (like painted canvas) so I wouldn't do it on furniture I wanted to cuddle up in. But, it is perfect for a side chair and still looks great after sitting in it.

  • Trent-Tonya Sharp
    Trent-Tonya Sharp Franklinton, LA
    on Jan 1, 2013

    thanks that helps

  • Mary Beth
    Mary Beth
    on May 14, 2013

    I have a chair that I have been wanting to paint but I've been too big of a chicken...thanks to you, I think I'll take the leap!

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