The yellow is temporary tape as they decide on what color and how high to paint the leg, but it seems just right to us.
As we all sat over brunch yesterday, we also came up with silver leafing the bottom of the legs instead of painting them solid. The leaf is easy to apply with spray mount and thin silver leaf squares (smooth on with soft paint brush). Then the leaf could be sealed with a coat of clear coat polyurethane.
This way a relatively inexpensive white chair loses the Ikea odor and becomes a little luxe. (Thanks, Dave and Brenda!) MGR