An adorable chair makeover...


Isn’t this little chair just the cutest thing? A friend of mine recently decided to make over an old chair she had been lugging around for years for her granddaughter’s pre-K class; the teacher needed something low to sit on for storytime, etc. My friend decided to use my Spiral Bright and Lime Stripes fabrics (available here) for the project. I designed these two patterns to work together ~ the greens in both patterns are a perfect match, and the stripes are a nice complement to the suzani-esque circular pattern.
Here’s the before photo:


And the after photo:


As you can see, she used the Spiral Bright fabric to cover the cushions for the chair, and the Lime Stripes to make a little ruffle. First she painted the chair with some bright and cheery lime green paint that she had left over from a playhouse project ~ the color could not have been a better match.



Seriously, is that not the cutest little chair? It’s simply perfect for a little kid’s class. When my friend sent me the photos of how it turned out, I just couldn’t stop smiling ~ I love it when my fabrics are used to create something beautiful. She did a simply smashing job, don’t you think? I hope the teacher likes it.

P.S. I simply must share this because it thrilled me to no end ~ Martha Stewart added The Pink Home to her circles on Google+. Well, I’m sure it was her staff, but still, isn’t that cool? I’m thrilled to be included in the several thousand people she follows on there - lol. :)

I am linking to:
Mod Mix Monday at Mod Vintage Life
The DIY’ers at Home Coming
Make it Pretty Monday at The Dedicated House
Pink Saturday at How Sweet the Sound

Comments

Donna Wilkes said…
Congrats on the MS circle! I love this chair your friend did for the classroom. It is so bright and cheerful with those special fabrics.
I love the colors! Thanks for sharing on The DIY'ers!
Scribbler said…
This is a adorable -- I love the fabrics and the paint color is perfect.
Awe, my sister still has my gran's chair like this. Pinned. Sharing your fabric to her. I posted scrappy note board. Stop by
It IS such a cute chair. Amazing makeover!

Congrats on the Martha add!
Jeanne said…
The chair is lovely and has great colors. I'm smiling too.
xo, Jeanne
LV said…
A little tender, loving care makes for a great makeover
Jeannie Marie said…
That is a wonderful chair! The colors and fabric is simply stunning! Your friend is amazing!
Very cute! I'm glad your designs are getting some great recognition!

HaPpY pInK sAtUrDaY!
Mrs. Sarah Coller
Sherry said…
What a beautiful makeover! I love how the prints and colors all blend.
Cathy said…
I love this! You were so clever to make the seat cover with the adorable ruffle and put the cushion on top of it. What a sweet little chair.

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