Old Desk Chair Turned New

Another DIY project to help update and fix my house! My grandmother gave me a desk chair as a present before I went off to college. It suited me then, and now it is an eye sore in my house. Tonight’s project was to reupholster that old chair with some new fabric.

Desk Chair- Before

Desk Chair- Before

  • ¾ yard of fabric (mine was hanging out in my drawer)
  • 1 desk chair- again mine was hanging around my house
  • A staple gun
  • A few dozen staples
  • Allen wrench
Desk Chair- After

Desk Chair- After

It took a few minutes to disassemble the chair, just a few screws on the back and base of the chair and then another 45-minute or so to meticulously staple the new fabric back on the frame of the chair. The corners took a bit of time but other than that, the project took less than an hour in total. And when I was done, I had a brand new chair fitting for the guest room in my house.


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