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« on: June 01, 2008 11:36:28 PM »

I found this chair at Goodwill and thought...god that is awful and itchy... and then the light came on and I thought it would make a great chair for the craftster challenge. The first Challenge I did (the light) turned out horrible, so I felt I must redeem myself and I think I have at least improved.

I painted, recovered, added height to the back piece, a pocket on the backside and added a custom footstool that pulls out.

Hope you enjoy this unique piece. Tell me what you think. I would love any feedback.

Before - Front View


Before - Side View


After - Front View


After - Back View


After - Foot Stool - step one - pull out


After - Foot Stool - step two- stool flipped out


After - Foot Stool - close up

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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2008 11:47:47 PM »

fantastic! I love what you did to that chair, the fabric, colors, footstool goodness. Yay!
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« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2008 02:45:08 AM »

Great job!  The footstool and back pocket are great extra touches!
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« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2008 01:35:42 PM »

I love the fabric on this one.  Who would have thought to put in a footstool!  Great idea Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2008 02:10:31 AM »

Great job in recovering the chair and the footstool is awesome!
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« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2008 09:24:17 AM »

Beautiful makeover for that chair!
That was a great idea for the foot stool and I love the fabric you used!!!
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« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2008 09:30:15 PM »

Thats lovely fabric and I love the book holder in back!  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2008 07:14:31 PM »

Nice idea.
and good job.
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« Reply #8 on: June 08, 2008 07:16:22 AM »

I really really like it, especially all the fantastic modifications!
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« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2008 09:25:51 PM »

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