Reader Chair Advice

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A reader asked me about refinishing her chair in a Restoration Hardware painted look.

Here is the type of chair that she is wanting to refinish.

Here is video on my Blue Egg Brown Nest Channel. This one is called, “Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Tutorial-The Weathered Wood Look”

You can do this technique with any color. If you want a dark, more brown pain, then use that.

Now, regarding the fabric. This chair will be a bit tricky. It looks like Dear Reader can unscrew the cushion and staple gun new fabric on the seat. You can do this! As for the back of the chair, it will take a skilled upholsterer, but should not be too pricey. I would recommend painting the chair BEFORE getting your piece upholstered.

Here a few of the chairs that I have painted and/or upholstered.

There are so many looks you can play with in regards to fabric.

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