I Painted It White – Part 2

You can read Part 1 here
You can read why painting furniture white is “stickin’ it to the man” here

Some of you probably recognize this chair from last month’s Weekend Junk feature.

I found her (yes, I shall be referring to the chair as a ‘her’ from here on) at Goodwill on Half-off Day for $19.99 $9.99!
Up close the wood had a few dings and scratches and the fabric was well-worn, but that ain’t nuthin’ some paint and new fabric can’t fix!
I removed the seat and painted the frame Creamy by Sherwin Williams.
…apparently I don’t have any painting pictures
While the paint was drying, I pulled the nails from the cushion and removed the fabric.
I found the new fabric at Joann’s for $10.99/yard. I bought ½ a yard and had a 40% off coupon…BAM!

I used the old fabric as a pattern and cut out a new seat.

Lots of staples later and that old fabric was long forgotten!

I put her back together and now I have a girl-crush!

Chair - $9.99
Fabric - $3.56
Paint – On hand
Staples – On hand
Total - $13.55


  1. Visiting from Type A. I love the fabric you choose along with the white...looks so crisp and clean. Please consider joining my linky party tomorrow.

  2. The chair is so sweet now... and the fabric you chose is perfect for it!

  3. Fabulous job! That's my favorite color of blue. I have a crush on your chair too. :)

  4. love it! the fabric updates it beautifully, and the white paint really highlight the beautiful shape of the back!

  5. very pretty! I love that fabric!

  6. Adorable!! Love the fabric - I have it in chocolate. Great choice for the chair.

  7. What an amazing change! I am trying to make our kitchen chairs nicer and this really inspired me! Love it!

  8. That is so cute! I am in the process of re-doing a couple chairs myself and this makes me even more excited! I found you on Lil' Luna. I am a new blogger and a new follower :-)

  9. Love it and it matches a bench I did a while back. Mine is white too and we chose the exact same fabric!

  10. This turned out sooooo great. I LOVE the fabric choice! So cute.

  11. Oh my goodness, this is SO beautiful! You've got to submit this to Better After! Great job!

  12. Darling makeover! Re-upholstering furniture is so impressive to me!

    -caroline @ c.w.frosting

  13. This would look fabulous in my kitchen! Jealous, but inspired! Lynda

  14. My goodness this is beautiful! I hardly noticed the beautiful back until I saw it in the white!

  15. What a difference! The white with the fabric is perfect!

  16. SUPER cute! I am working on painting chairs white and re-upholstering them too! Love the fabric you chose too :)


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