The first step in Mekenzie's makeover was applying a custom blended gray paint over the chair's original finish. After the paint had dried, Mekenzie used hot glue to "upholster" the chair, using batting to fluff up the fabric a bit. She continued with the "upholstering" until the wicker portions of the chair were covered ... and the chair started to take on the characteristics of the Versailles chair she loved so much. After upholstering the chair, Mekenzie used nail-head trim strips around the top of the chair to finish it off.
Of course, Mekenzie's version isn't exactly like the original but it's a fairly close facsimile for a fraction of the cost.
See more details on this project over on Mekeznie's blog — Interiors By Kenz: Ultimate Chair Makeover Reveal.
Images: Interiors By Kenz