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« on: February 22, 2009 06:30:02 PM »

i was at goodwill the other day and i saw this chair for $3. so i bought it.


then i went to joann fabrics and got a chair pad (to make it more plush) and some vibrant green graphic print fabric and reupholstered the seat.


do you like it??

chair: $3
pad: $7
fabric: $5
total: $15 - sweet!

i posted a tute in my blog at
http://tootsweethandbags.blogspot.com/2009/02/my-new-15-chair.html

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« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2009 06:51:12 PM »

Excellent. I love the fabric!
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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2009 07:45:47 PM »

i love the contrast you got with the fabric, great find! Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2009 10:36:24 PM »

Oh man!  I never find such great chairs at the goodwill!  Great pick up and great job redoing the chair!
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2009 07:33:33 AM »

Great find! And a great update.
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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2009 09:23:39 AM »

What a great chair!  The fabric you have picked looks wonderful with it! 
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« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2009 06:46:43 PM »

Ooooh I love that chair! And the fabric beautiful!! Wonderful job!
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« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2009 05:25:45 AM »

thanks everyone! i've been on such a saving kick lately, i actually *debated* with myself at the goodwill whether to buy the $3 chair or not. glad i did Smiley

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