Curbside Rocker Gets Black Beauty Makeover

It's not nice to say something looks trashy, but that is how this rocker looked. When I spied this chair sitting curbside and asked the owner if it was for free, he said, "Take it." That's music to my furniture-lovin' ears. Worn, a puppy chew toy, and left for the trash truck, this outdated rocker needed a new lease on life. Nothing that a coat of paint and new upholstery couldn't fix! Come see the makeover on the blog...
Amazing what a bit of paint and new upholstery can do to an outdated piece, isn't it?
When I found this rocker it reminded me of the first bentwood rocker I had ever worked on. It just needed some love and a DIY attitude.
The worst part of the damage was the fact that the chair had been used as a puppy chew toy. Nothing that a little repair couldn't fix.
My paint sprayer made for a quick makeover and gave this cast-off a chic new look.
Come on over and see how a trashy chair can be a chic addition to your decor!

Larissa ~ Prodigal Pieces
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  • Jane R. Jane R. on Oct 18, 2015
    I have one in my garage that could use your help. The wood is okay, (could use some stain or paint though) but the cane broke on the seat bottom and I removed it. I had a piece of plywood cut to fit but haven't done anything with it. The cane is still on the chair back but is old and discolored. I doubt I'll ever do anything with it. I clicked on the link to see more, but the site isn't working.

  • Nancee Nancee on Oct 27, 2015
    Love it! Black and white is so classic.