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Broken Down Slipper Chair

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
The only visible wood was the red cherry trim
I liked the shape of the wood
I painted the wood Waverly ink Chalk paint and the clear wax
wasn't sure how to finish the back Under the burlap is a memory foam pad
I found this Waverly fabric at Walmart
My husband cut me a solid wood seat for me to cover
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
All total with fabric pad and trim less than $50.00

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  • Patricia Norman
    Patricia Norman
    on Oct 29, 2015

    Very nice. Good job.

  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY
    on Oct 29, 2015

    Wow I'm super impressed!

  • Paula Walsh
    Paula Walsh Winsted, CT
    on Nov 1, 2015

    Looks like you bought it at an expensive furniture store. Love the simple lines with the busy fabric. Good job.

  • Jeanette S
    Jeanette S Atlanta, GA
    on Nov 2, 2015

    FANTASTIC JOB! I love how you accented with the black edging on the wood.

  • Linda Kvamme Cirocco
    Linda Kvamme Cirocco Richmond Hill, GA
    on Nov 2, 2015

    Beautiful! How did you attach the fabric?

    • Franny Monaghan Lathe
      Franny Monaghan Lathe Westminster, MD
      on Nov 3, 2015

      @Linda Kvamme Cirocco combination of staples and brads. I covered the staples with a braided trim from Joann Fabrics , glued it in place with e600

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