Favorite Furniture Makeover: Painting Upholstery the Awesome Way

2 Hours

Say that fast 5 times...no really, I'm just so excited to let you see how I updated this awesome chair a client friend scored at an estate sale recently.
Because if you've ever had a piece of old upholstered furniture that could use a fabulous makeover, do I have Happy News for you!
It's easy, super affordable compared to having it reupholstered and well, awesome!
Read more & get the scoop at Fresh Idea Studio!
Estate Sale Chair goes from Old & Drab to New & Fab with 2 coats of paint
BEFORE it was dirty & done.
AFTER is updated & awesome.
Read the trick to cleaning the fabric and painting the upholstery, the easy way.

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3 of 12 questions
  • She33227029
    on Jul 9, 2018

    How did you get chair clean

    • Mary M
      on Apr 29, 2019

      I can't find anything about how she cleaned it. I used Spray'n wash. a wet rag and and elbow grease.

  • Sondra McMillon
    on Aug 10, 2018

    Does it work for leather. My 20-yr old leather sofa is worn & discolored in areas, otherwise still great condition.

    • Connie
      on Sep 22, 2019

      Heirloom Traditions Paint has a paint that works for leather and vinyl plus car seats etc. check them out. They’re in FB.

      Amazing awesome paints.

  • Beth Ann
    on Sep 22, 2019

    How long does it last on the furniture and does it fill stiff

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  • Lezlie
    on Sep 22, 2019

    Yes, I'm inspired to do this because i have 2 chairs that are almost exactly like that that I've been contemplating whether to get rid of them or try to clean them up. I love this idea but there are no specific instructions and the link to the website does not work.

  • Lezlie
    on Sep 22, 2019

    Your website link does not work.

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