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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