chairs for christmas ⋆ Amanda Hawkins | Ahhh Design
Two weeks ago I was in our alley and saw three chairs a couple houses down, waiting to be picked up by the dump truck. Sure, they were an awful warn out metallic gold but so solid and sturdy! I needed to get a present for my sister and brother ‘n law (who just got a new house and need chairs) and had been looking for an excuse to use the hand-me-down sander I got from my folks. Chair refinishing!!
First I sanded down the chairs, cleaned them and spray painted them white.
Then, I scuffed ’em back up and painted the back red to match C and Z’s red and frosty blue kitchen.
I cut out a piece of cardboard the shape of the seat and very quickly (and roughly) made up some little chair cushions.
And here it is, my very first before and after! :)