Sewing Chair With a {Top Secret} Drawer

I've got a fun makeover to share with you today. This little chair has a secret...a secret drawer that is.
Before you see that big secret, here it is before. I found it at a yard sale for $5. It's not the cleanest chair, and pretty goofy looking with those big casters.
I removed the casters and gave it two coats of Annie Sloan Old White Chalk Paint. Then I sanded it a bit and gave it a coat of clear wax. Then I taped it off to create the lines of the measuring tape.
And taped it off some more whew...
Then I added the numbers...
I covered the seat including the piping. (A link to "How to Add Piping to Dining Chairs" can be found at the link below.)
Here's the big secret...
Very cool, right?
Have you ever seen a chair with a secret drawer before? I assumed it was for sewing notions, so that's the theme I went with! Hope you enjoyed this fun makeover!
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  • Jeanne Martin Jeanne Martin on Apr 30, 2019

    You could hide valuables in there! Well, take the knob off first, that kinda gives it away. 😉

  • Jody Price Jody Price on Jun 07, 2022

    I love your chair! The drawer and the ruler is perfect! Do you know where I can get a chair(s) with a drawer?