Sunday, February 17, 2013

Folding Chair Makeover

A couple of weeks ago I found these adorable folding chairs at the flea market.  They had been left out in the rain and the fabric was badly damaged.  I stripped off the fabric and the foam underneath was in very good condition.

 I cut some drop cloth to fit the seats, stenciled a laurel wreath in white and used painters tape to mark off my stripes which I did in red.  This gave them a Frenchy grain sack feel and freshened up the chairs so they are ready for their new life.
 This is what the chairs looked like when I found them.  Not so attractive then, but now they are like new again.

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13 comments:

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Girlfriend you are just a redoing machine!! I love this, I just stenciled a chair in white today, I know it was because I saw one that you did, love the white on tan, maybe I should add the stripes!

Carol

NanaDiana said...

Those are darling, Maggie- I have never seen folding chairs with that shape. Great job making them over! xo Diana

Karen Mary Butterfly said...

These are great! Love the new fabric. I love the stripes! So pretty!
Karen

Inma M. said...

Te han quedado preciosas.
besos y buena semana.

Lynda Bergman Decorative Artisan said...

So cute! Good choice of fabric. Lynda

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

They look wonderful, Maggie! I've never seen a nicer folding chair. Love the stencil and the stripes.

Lorraine Finkbeiner said...

One word...ADORABLE!

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

I would have walked right by those chairs! You've brought them back to life with your clever paint brushes!

Pendra said...

Amazing transformation! Love how you painted your way to some gorgeous chairs!
Hugs,
Pendra

Bliss said...

WOW, you saw the diamond in the rough on those, and they turned out great!

Bliss

Deneen@dreaming-n-color said...

Such a better after!!! Love the stripes.

karen@somewhatquirky said...

I love it that these are folding chairs!

Carol Cook said...

You have given me a great idea for a folding chair I have. Thanks for the inspiration.