From Old and Sad to New and Pretty!

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We have had this little chair/phone table in our apartment ever since we got married and, while it is very comfortable to sit on it got wet during a move and the stain never came out. Plus, the colour just does not inspire me at all. 

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As you can see, not very pretty at all. But it fits next to our desk perfectly as a phone table. So you just can’t warrant throwing it out right?

A couple of weeks back I was wondering through a thrift store and I saw this super cute upholstery fabric for $2. The pieces weren’t huge but I thought perhaps I would make cushion covers with them or something like that. I got home and as I was packing my shopping away it hit me! The little chair! One of the pieces of material was just the right size to cover it!  I have never re-covered anything myself so I asked my Mom to show me how the next time she came to visit. (Mom has re-upholstered an entire couch and armchair before so she knows what she’s doing!)

She arrived armed with a little hammer and bunch of nails (when you don’t have a staple gun these work just fine!) With much banging and tugging and pulling she transformed my little chair in less than an hour!

Voila! I am very happy! 

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