Cane Back Chair Diy Tutorial – From Drab to Fab in 10 Steps

As promised, I wanted to share with you the step by step tutorial on this lovely Cane Back Chair project I did. This is by far my favorite project I have tackled yet, and I am excited to share with you the step by step process. If you want to see my inspiration behind this project, check out Cane Back Chair Makeover Inspiration.
The Total Cost of this Makeover:Chair – $15 at a yard saleFabric – $52.21 (I purchased extra fabric in case anything went horribly wrong, but I learned that 1 yd of each fabric was enough.) at $11 a yd for the striped fabric and $12.95 a yard for the Paris fabric, I say I made out nicely with extra fabric for other projects. Spray Paint- $13.50 purchased at Home DepotSupplies - $0 (luckily I had all of it in stock already)Total Cost: $80.71 HELLO!? Do you even realize how much this chair would be marked up at a retailers? This is such a bargain!I saw some beautiful chairs similar to this at the fabric stores I checked out going for $400-$500 a piece.See the post for the full step by step tutorial :)
Meredith Schneider
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  • Elketrevilyan Elketrevilyan on Sep 20, 2015
    Beautiful. Great taste

  • Kirti Bagda Kirti Bagda on Mar 14, 2017
    yes but for that i need measurements to check the space available in my living room, please tell me width, height, depth, seat ht and arm height, cz most of the chairs in my home are of same measurements, thankyou so much meredith :)

    • Meredith Schneider Meredith Schneider on Mar 15, 2017
      Of course! Width of the chair is 25", Height is 37", Depth is 21.5", Seat height begins at 13.5", and arm height is 24". Let me know if you would like to purchase. I sell my furniture on a site called Chairish. :) I will do a special listing so you can purchase! Best, Meredith