5.16.2012

Kitchen Chair Make-over


My sister has had the same darling black kitchen chairs for about ten years. The chairs are really cute but they have soft, off-white, cloth seats, and when you have small children that's not always the best thing.
Over the weekend Kathleen and I were at her house and the three of us decided it was time to give the chairs a make-over.
I wish I would have taken pictures of the whole chair but I totally forgot to until it was too late.



After taking the cushions off the chairs we removed the original off-white fabric and replaced it with the fun black and white zebra fabric. But, we knew that wouldn't be good enough to last a long time, so we then covered with a layer of heavy vinyl. I think they turned out pretty dang cute and I love that with the vinyl they will stay clean and nice for years to come!

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5 comments:

  1. Great fabric and excellent idea to cover it with vinyl!

    Another option would be using some of the laminated fabrics "out there"...

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  2. Super cute and funky! Love it!

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  3. Did you staple everything to the underside of the seat? I seriously need to recover my chairs and I want them to be easily washable. I hadn't thought to use a separate vinyl layer to get the look I want.

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  4. Never would gave thought to cover them with plastic. Great idea!

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