I showed you how I tore apart a ghastly pink chair with good bones. Deconstruction was a BEAST! I was sore for days, but it sure was good for some free aggression therapy. And it was probably good my husband wasn’t home that weekend!
Then I showed you how I painted and antiqued the wood of the chair. I think it turned out pretty good for my first try at antique finishes! And I showed you how I used the original fabric of the chair as a pattern to cut my new fabric. And I showed you how I used my handy-dandy pneumatic staple gun to reupholster the chair with the new fabric.
So what’s left to show you? Oh, YEAH! The finished chair!
Without further ado, here she blows:
Ta daaaaaa! Well, whatdoya think? I think she’s purty. I’m going to call her Eloise. Why? Because it’s a French chair and that’s a French name and it popped into my head just now.
Here are some detail shots:
And not only is she purty, she’s so comfy! She’s my new permanent spot in the living room. Here she is in her new home:
My little footstool is perfect for this chair too! Yay!
So there you have it! My new (old) French chair, Eloise. And in case you didn’t get enough photos, here’s a before and after for ya: