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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.
  • diy painted upholstered chair, home decor, painted furniture, rustic furniture, reupholster

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Got a question about this project?

  • Jeanine Wester
    Jeanine Wester Peoria, IL

    @Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor - Renee Would love to know how this has held up? I am going to paint a pair of chairs I have and am asking everyone I can find who has done this about the durability!

  • Cindy
    Cindy Springfield, OH

    I also painted a couple of rose colored wingbacks black They are in our family room. Looks great but the material is a little rough. Did you have that problem at all? Do you have any suggestions on softening the cushions?

  • Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor - Renee
    Rustic Crafts & Chic... Grand Rapids, MI

    @Cindy I didn't have a problem with my chair being too rough. It was a little stiffer than before like a canvas but it has been working out great for me. I have heard of some using a soft wax (like by Annie Sloan) on the paint afterwards to soften

    • Cindy
      Cindy Springfield, OH

      Thanks Renee I may check that out @Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor - Renee

  • Heather (The Wilson Farm)

    You did such a wonderful job on this! I love the color! I did something similar on a couch about two years ago and use it everyday! Great job! Here's a pic of my couch ( http://blissfullychicdiy.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-painted-couchyes-i-said-painted.html )

  • Kimberly
    Kimberly Lexington, SC

    Can you Paint that faux suede material recliner?

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