Good Questions: DIY Chair Makeover & Upholstery Advice?

Good Questions: DIY Chair Makeover & Upholstery Advice?

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Janel Laban
May 20, 2009

Natalie sent us an email: I just got four of these chairs FREE on Craigslist (can't go wrong)...and now the fun begins! I want to paint and reupholster them myself, but my question is, HOW? I think I can figure out the bottom half, but I'm not sure the best way to rip out the top part...

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Also, any suggestions on inexpensive, funky fabric and paint colors would be appreciated! Forgive the moving mess in the background. Thanks!

Haveany DIY upholstery advice or fabric suggestions to share with Natalie? Please let her know below.

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