Grandma’s Kitchen Stool Refabbed

Red Tin Inn kitchen stool before

Doesn’t everyone’s grandma have a stool in her kitchen just like this one?  ”This  actually was my grandmother’s stool,” says Sheryl at Red Tin Inn.  ”My parents had stored it in a building, that they kept the pool chemicals in, and major rust had set in.”

Red Tin Inn kitchen stool before

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A Little Gold Makes This Footstool Shine

Thrifty Treasures footstool before

When Sara, from Thrifty Treasures, found this footstool, it was looking pretty frumpy.  Faded upholstery in a dated fabric covered a lumpy, bumpy shape.  There was something about the shape of the little claw feet, though, that made her think the stool had some possibilities.

Thrifty Treasures footstool before

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Broken Cane Chairs Get a Makeover

Marty's Musings dining chairs before

Marty has been documenting her kitchen remodel at Marty’s Musings.  While she’d successfully fixed up her kitchen table, the old cane chairs that went with it were still a problem.  The caning had worn out long ago, and the only solution available was ill-fitting slipcovers.

Marty's Musings dining chairs before

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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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Settee Makeover

Cutesy Crafts settee before

Jessica of Cutesy Crafts has had this settee sitting in her entryway for over a year now.  ”Hello, welcome tomy house the 80s!” she jokes.  It was time for a makeover.

Cutesy Crafts settee before

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Reupholstered Slipper Chairs

Purposely Reinvented chair before

Mary Anne of Purposely Reinvented came across these armless chairs on Craigslist.  No surprise that they were in the free section!

Purposely Reinvented chair before

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Reupholstered Wingback Chair

free craigslist wingback chair

Mary Anne from Purposedly Reinvented chose this beauty for her very first reupholstering project. She found it for FREE off Craigslist and instantly saw the potential in its tiny little ad photo. Her husband, on the other hand, was of course shaking his head and questioning how anything beautiful could ever come of the eyesore.

free craigslist wingback chair

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Bankers Chair Makeover

Batchelors Way chair before

Over at Batchelors Way, Ronda snagged this bankers style chair at her local Salvation Army for just $5!  The vinyl on the arms and seat were in pretty bad shape, but it was structurally sound.  Ronda was determined to put in in her office.

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