Office Chair Makeover

how joyful before

Over at How Joyful, Joy had an office chair that was pretty beat up, and she didn’t like the dark leather look of it.  But the chair was still so comfortable to sit in that she decided to give it another chance before throwing it out.

how joyful before

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Rescued Desk and Chair Makeover

Sunflower Hugs desk and chair before

Susan of Sunflower Hugs tells us, “I found this desk listed for free on Craigslist.  It was from a storage unit facility that auctioned off an unpaid unit’s contents and no one wanted it.  Then I found a free chair driving home one day.”  Lucky!  Talk about the perfect combination.

Sunflower Hugs desk after

 

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How to Reupholster a Chair

CRAFT reupholstered chair before

At her blog C.R.A.F.T., Jamie explains that when her husband moved ahead of her to start a new job, he acquired a few pieces of free furniture to temporarily furnish their place while he waited for her to arrive with their actual household goods.  This beat up chair was one of the freebies.

CRAFT reupholstered chair before

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Garbage Day Chair Makeover

Fiveorite Things chair before

At Fiveorite Things, Nicki tells us, “I was driving into work and spied a crappy chair that someone had put out for garbage pick up. I just new I could bring it back to life! So I threw it in my van and brought it home.”

Fiveorite Things chair before

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Old Chair Gets a New Look with Chevron

Because Home Should Be Great chair before

Anne of Because Home Should Be Great found this wobbly, old chair in the parking lot of her favorite thrift store.  Apparently, it was in such bad shape that the thrift store didn’t even want it!  She took it home and worked a little magic on it.

Because Home Should Be Great chair before

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Desk Chair Made Pretty Again

The Happy Tulip chair before

At The Happy Tulip, Amy confesses that she’d been without a desk chair for quite some time, and was hoping to find an inexpensive replacement.  When she drove past this wobbly little chair on the curbside, it was love at first sight–Amy knew she’d found her desk chair.

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Antique Pew Chair Restored

My Repurposed Life pew chair

Gail’s friend had an antique chair that was taking up too much storage space in her garage and passed it on to Gail, hoping she could find a place for it somewhere else.  Gail, of My {Re}purposed Life, had a feeling that if the chair got a face lift it would be welcomed home with open arms.  She decided to surprise her friend with a makeover!

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Crutch and Wheel Stool

Crutches and Bike Wheels

Crutches, bike wheels, and tire inner tubes may seem like an odd combination of materials, but Ryan McFarland from zieak.com shares on instructables how to turn them into a pretty cool and functional stool. Ryan nabbed his metal crutches from a thrift store for only $2 a pop. With the crutches and wheels forming the {…Read More…}