Mid-Century Office Chair All Dressed Up
An uber cool mid-century office chair that I picked up for $5 at a garage sale a while back. I'm going to give it a new mid-century look!
Mine was a bit dusty so I made sure to wipe it down!
First step was to flip it over and spray the leg with a metal primer and paint. We chose YELLOW!
In hindsight, I think I would have treated the seat first….that way I would have had less to do when it came to protecting the base from over spray. But check out this cool stuff that I discovered for the seat!
This is such cool stuff! You can pick up Rustoleum’s Fabric and Vinyl spray paint at your local Ace Hardware store…but I have found a vast array of colors out our local upholstery store. It is really designed for car upholstery…but it is perfect for those cool 1960’s pieces that need a little lift. The result was amazingly soft and pliable.
No crunchies here! But be forewarned! This stuff stinks to high heaven!! Do it outside (of course) and maybe don a mask:)…don’t want anyone passing out!
It looks so good!
(Minus the painters tape around the wheels that I forgot to remove for the pic, whoops.)
If you love that mid-century styling (which I adore), you have got to try this out! Imagine the possibilities…….vinyl couches, stools, chairs….all like new and matching your decor perfectly!
Have fun Zestin’!
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- Painters tape
- Rustoleum's Fabric and Vinyl spray paint
- Another spray paint for the legs of the chair
- Metal primer for the legs of the chair
- Office chair
Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!
Published April 20th, 2015 12:00 PM
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Zest it Up on Apr 20, 2015@Hannah V Thanks. It turned out pretty cute...and we love working with new materials like that vinyl spray.
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