1. Lynett

    June 23rd, 2009 at 2:45 pm

    LOVE the chair makeovers!

    I agree with you, spray painting sucks! I always start super inspired and then the hubs has to take over (it hurts my fingers)! LOL

  2. Southern Aspirations

    June 23rd, 2009 at 3:07 pm

    WOW. These are impressive! the fabric totally makes them.

  3. Lauren

    June 23rd, 2009 at 3:31 pm

    awesome camila!!!! they look great!!! so cute!!!
    xoxoxo

  4. Blair

    June 23rd, 2009 at 3:32 pm

    Oh, wow! It looks fantastic. Love your compromise on the pink/pebble.

  5. Sweet Nothings

    June 23rd, 2009 at 3:43 pm

    omg, they look adorable..esp the ballet slippers!! I need to do something in that color, just because.

  6. sarah

    June 23rd, 2009 at 3:45 pm

    so creative!!! i love it!

  7. Annie

    June 23rd, 2009 at 3:53 pm

    Love it! The chairs are so much fun!!

  8. C

    June 23rd, 2009 at 3:57 pm

    Fantastic Job!! They look awesome!

  9. Jackie

    June 23rd, 2009 at 3:58 pm

    OMG these look amazing! I would have never thought to sew fabric right over the mesh backing, what a smart idea! I just love that Ikea fabric with the pink frame. Great choices!

  10. TheBeautyFile

    June 23rd, 2009 at 4:25 pm

    ok, I am having a HEART attack about how much I love these!! wow…talk about creativity!!

  11. becolorful

    June 23rd, 2009 at 4:31 pm

    Great idea! I would not have thought to use the old fabric but what a great idea. Looks amazing!
    Pam

  12. Kwana

    June 23rd, 2009 at 4:38 pm

    So cool. Love it.

  13. urbansardines

    June 23rd, 2009 at 4:49 pm

    Wow, Camila!!!! The chairs look so awesome! Really great job! And yes, spray painting is kind of a pain :-)!

  14. Re:Fresh Design Studio

    June 23rd, 2009 at 4:58 pm

    I love the striped fabric! Good work on the sewing!

  15. I *Heart* You

    June 23rd, 2009 at 5:22 pm

    they look amazing! what a wonderful job! love the pink!

  16. Erin

    June 23rd, 2009 at 5:22 pm

    Holy crap that is SO cute! You're amazing!!!

  17. thevoyageofv

    June 23rd, 2009 at 5:23 pm

    The chairs look great! I wish I were so crafty. Now if only I could sew…

  18. Happiness Is...

    June 23rd, 2009 at 5:29 pm

    Wow! They look great! I am very impressed!

  19. paula

    June 23rd, 2009 at 5:34 pm

    Great makeover, awesome job!

  20. Blueprint Bliss

    June 23rd, 2009 at 5:52 pm

    Camila- FAB-U-LOUS!!

  21. Miss Madras

    June 23rd, 2009 at 6:04 pm

    I would get the pink paint too. I can't wait to see the final result. It will look great!

  22. LindsB

    June 23rd, 2009 at 6:17 pm

    LOVE LOVE LOVE the new look of the chairs!! See, sewing is not that hard…well except when the damn thing stops working on you, thats annoying.

    I have to say, the pink is the way to go- sorry Jon. I dont even have to see the Pebble color to know that the pink rocks and all 4 chairs should be pink 🙂

    I LOVE an almost free project, way to go!!

  23. Freckles Chick

    June 23rd, 2009 at 6:19 pm

    If these don't say summer then I don't know what does. I LOVE how the snappy stripes play off the sweet pale pink! Lovely work, C!

  24. Eli

    June 23rd, 2009 at 6:37 pm

    Awesome!! They look great and so summery. Ready to be used while sipping lemonade 🙂

  25. mrosev14

    June 23rd, 2009 at 7:24 pm

    That is oh so beautiful! I didn't even think about getting fabric from Ikea, great call. I think I'll look there for my other projects.

  26. Mrs. Limestone

    June 23rd, 2009 at 8:08 pm

    Great idea! I didn't even realize Ikea sold outdoor upholstery fabric. As if I needed another reason to go there?

    PS: A women posting as Lisa links to your blog as her own. Weird.

  27. New England Girl

    June 23rd, 2009 at 8:36 pm

    These are adorable!!! The makeover is really impressive, and so affordable! Can't wait to see how the pebble looks with these fabrics. 🙂

  28. bluehydrangea

    June 23rd, 2009 at 8:39 pm

    Great, great job!!! I am very impressed. I just love before and afters!!

  29. Haven and Home

    June 23rd, 2009 at 8:54 pm

    Camila you are a genius!!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the pink with that fabric!!!!

  30. ams

    June 23rd, 2009 at 9:04 pm

    That is AMAZING!!! What a great project, I love it!

  31. Brenda

    June 23rd, 2009 at 9:26 pm

    Love the chairs. The fabric choice is awesome.

  32. Paige

    June 23rd, 2009 at 11:35 pm

    Love it! You did a great job.

  33. Heather

    June 23rd, 2009 at 11:35 pm

    Good for you! This looks great! I can't believe you did all that so quickly!

  34. fromtherightbank.com

    June 23rd, 2009 at 11:44 pm

    You're amazing. I don't even recognize them.

  35. Centsational Girl

    June 24th, 2009 at 1:04 am

    Wow. Super Wow. Unbelievable Wow. Those look like they're straight out of a catalog ! All I need is a big tall iced tea and a croquet set and I'll just make myself at home – can I come over?

    🙂
    Kate

  36. Laura Casey Interiors

    June 24th, 2009 at 1:42 am

    Are you the new Eddie Ross or what? girl you are GOOD! Can you hop down to Charlotte and give me some lessons? now you are motivating me…

  37. simply seleta

    June 24th, 2009 at 4:26 am

    Great job!!!

    P.S. Just now went to my mailbox and opened your box! I'm eating my sinfully delish brownie crisps!!! Offspring loved them too. I lost your email, but had to track you down and say thank you so much. Sweet friend!

    xoxo
    Seleta

  38. pve design

    June 24th, 2009 at 4:48 am

    I love a DIY gal and one who knows how to add a little fun to the after…

  39. Susie (So Blessed)

    June 24th, 2009 at 1:54 pm

    These chairs are great…what a fun project! I love to sew, too.
    I am Brooke's mom (Blueprint Bliss)
    and I enjoy reading your blog. I think it's great how you girls have become "blog" friends!

    Susie

  40. down and out chic

    June 24th, 2009 at 4:41 pm

    they look awesome! i love the pale pink frame and i'm sure the pebble color will be great too. fantastic job.

  41. LaurenH

    June 24th, 2009 at 11:13 pm

    Fabulous! I love the fabric!

  42. Pink Wallpaper

    June 25th, 2009 at 6:08 pm

    those look so great!! what a fab idea. i wish i could sew. i feel your pain about spray paint…when i did my chippendale chair we had to do 100's of small coats to keep from getting drip marks…total pain.

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