Before & After: A Boring Office Chair Blooms With Bold Fabric

published Aug 24, 2014
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(Image credit: Vicky Cassidy)

These office chairs were functional — but certainly not very motivating with their boring upholstery color and bland gray frame color. It’s hard to imagine how these could be made more interesting, but Vicky had plans. And the result is a much more beautiful and productive result!

(Image credit: Vicky Cassidy)

From Vicky:

Sometimes you have to buy a used office chair for $20 so you can get working in your new home office. Eventually, the drab fabric with questionable stains on it starts to wear on you. Finally, you decide to reupholster. And when you find the world’s most fun fabric, it makes the job even more enjoyable.

A little spray paint and a generous dose of staples later, and it looks like a brand new piece of furniture. And I swear, sitting in it makes me more productive.

Thank you Vicky! See more of this transformation on Vicky’s blog.

Re-edited from a post originally published 8.24.14-NT