Projects & Improvements

Before & After: A Pair of Tulip Chairs Get a Better Bloom

published Jul 17, 2014
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(Image credit: Maggie Overby)

Maggie started with a pair of Mid-Century tulip swivel chairs that she picked up at a flea market for only $42. Even though they almost had a “so ugly they’re cool” vibe, they were stained and smelled of musty old cigarette smoke, so these babies needed an outfit change.

(Image credit: Maggie Overby)

Maggie’s lucky husband got himself a new desk chair.

Maggie says:

I tried to be true to the original design (and my husband’s masculinity) when I chose the fabric: HGTV Home Flower Tower Slub in Malachite. I think it was the perfect choice! I only needed one chair to go with the desk, so one is still in its original orange condition (for those who were sad to see the orange fabric go).

Thank you Maggie!