$6 Chair Make-Over

About 6 months ago, I came across a great wooden chair at Goodwill.  $6.00=SOLD!  Of course, I bought it in hopes to do something great with it.  And...
It sat....and sat....and sat....and sat....until I finally got around to "doing something great with it."

The $6.00 chair taped and ready to be painted.

I painted the seat and back of the chair with some paint I had on hand.

Next, I printed off a stencil from the web.  There are plenty to choose from and I tried to find my exact one, but couldn't.  I printed it off on paper and then traced it onto card stock.

Once I had my stencil, I traced the pattern on the chair seat.  Then, I carefully taped along the outside of my pencil markings.  *Make sure not to cover the pencil lines so you can paint over them.  

After taping, I painted the pattern.

Then, I carefully removed the tape. *I spot some lone pencil markings.

There you have it!  A $6.00 Goodwill chair turned into something GREAT!


  1. So cute!!!

    Just found your blog through Java Mama :)

    1. Thanks for stopping by! Love new visitors!

  2. Hi Leslie! I just love what you did with the chair. Such a simple craft with a big presentation.

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  3. Great find and face lift! I love antiquing, garage sale/ thrift store shopping too! Have you been to Nac and the semi-new Women’s Shelter Thrift Store? It is in the old Goodies building and huge (next to Wal-Mart)! Love your blog and congratulations on number 3!

    1. Hannah, I haven't ever been there, but now I want to check it out!
      Thanks for reading the blog!

  4. Hey!!! I came across your blog thru Kelly's Korner. I love your chair. It's amazing what a little paint can do, right?!

    {Stacey @ theyarbroughsblog.blogspot.com}

    1. Thanks for stopping by! Yes, the paint totally changed the look. Much improved!

  5. This is so cute and easy. Just found your site through It's Overflowing site.


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