Transform Your Home With 18 Living Room Chairs You’ll Love

When it comes to creating your living room, the furnishings you install have the power to transform your interior. Giving you a place to kick back and relax at the end of a long day, your chairs say a lot about your style, so make sure they’re telling the right kind of story with a project that makes them pop. From retro recliners to chic and sophisticated upholstered pieces, here’s a superb selection of ideas to inspire you.

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1. From Tired and Tatty to Cute and Quirky

Upcycling can be a great way to transform your home on a budget, as this talented Hometalker demonstrates. Purchasing a chair for just $3 from Goodwill, it took them just

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accent chairs for living room

2. Add a Touch of Glamor with Glitter

Dated upholstery can really ruin the look of your living room chairs, but Hometalker Debi Beard found an easy and effective way to improve them – by incorporating a

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painted living room chair

3. Restore Cat-Scratched Chairs to Their Pre-Cat Glory

Cats have many good qualities, but their treatment of chairs isn’t one of them. They have a habit of destroying all-things fabric, but it might not be time to take

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upholstered living room chair

4. Turn Stained Fabric into Sublime Fashion

Badly stained fabrics can destroy the look of your furniture, but that doesn’t stop you from turning tired and tatty living room chairs into chic and sophisticated

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upholstered living room chair

5. Create Vintage Glamor with Velvet

Dated upholstery can really pull down your interior styling, but it doesn’t take a lot to turn old-fashioned into on-trend, as Hometalker Jessie proves. Spending just

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velvet living room chair

6. Paint Your Very Own Masterpiece

Sometimes you can have a chair that’s in great shape, but you simply hate the upholstery. If this is the case, don’t be tempted to take it to the dump – transform it with

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painted upholstered living room chair

7. Add Some Stylish Stencil Work

Leather living room chairs have long been a fashion staple, but they can still end up looking tired and dated. If you want to take them from early noughties chic to

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leather living room chair

8. Reupholster for Retro Chic

If the pattern appeals but the fabric doesn’t, your furniture may have potential as an upcycling project, as Hometalker Joy so cleverly demonstrates. Transforming a tired

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leather reupholstered living room chair

9. Paint Your Leather Living Room Chairs

Hometalker TJ Harvey is also the perfect person to show you how this is done. Once they start to fade, leather living room chairs quickly begin to look shabby – but that

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painted leather living room chair

10. Turn Dull Wood into Driftwood Chic

Wood has a timeless elegance to it, but shade and tone can have an impact on how stylish it looks. That’s why this Hometalker gave their armchairs a classic makeover,

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painted wood living room chair

11. Use Milk Paint to Work Miracles

Fabric tends to be the quickest part of your furnishings to go out of date, but luckily, there are lots of ways to give it a makeover. Milk paint is one of them, as

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painted fabric living room chair

12. Use Fabric Markers for a Fashionable Makeover

There are lots of different ways to give your furnishings a facelift, but one of the simplest is to use fabric markers to create accent chairs for your living room.

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modern living room chair

13. Scrub and Oil Your Living Room Lounge Chair

Sometimes the simplest fixes are the most effective, as demonstrated by Hometalker, Charlee Hunter. Deciding to restore an antique armchair that had been passed down

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living room lounge chair

14. Spritz on Spray Paint for Modern Living Room Chairs

To achieve an out-there look with minimal expenditure, this Hometalker had an ingenious solution: a bottle of spray paint and some new upholstery. Transforming an

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modern painted living room chair

15. Add an Ottoman

Living room chairs are a great place to kick back and relax, but if you really want to feel like you can put your feet up in peace, you might want to add an ottoman.

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living room chair ottoman

16. Create French Chic by Doubling up on Seats

If you want to inject a touch of style and sophistication into your interior, try emulating this amazing double seat from Hometalker From Evija with Love. Made from two

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french chic living room chair

17. Turn an Old Headboard into an Amazing Armchair

When it comes to upcycling projects, all it takes is a little imagination and some ingenuity, as demonstrated by this amazing armchair. Created from an old wooden

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living room armchair

18. Create Accent Chairs for Your Living Room

In order to add accent chairs to your interior, you might imagine that you’d need to spend, but by following Hometalker Noting Grace’s example, it’s perfectly easy to do

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living room accent chair