3 ladies in the city, before and after, DIY, my work

Before & After: Folding Chairs

  1. marie says:

    Wowie! Very impressive – they look fantastic! I love your pink table too : )

  2. journeychic says:

    Not only did you make them cuter, but the batting makes them more comfortable, too!

  3. Nicole-Lynn says:

    Very cute. Great job.

  4. Flavia @ Estilo Home says:

    Thanks for sharing the steps with us! I can't believe how cheap and easy it was so make such great looking chairs!

  5. Lynett says:

    What a simple and fantastic idea! Thanks for the link to the fabric- I just ordered it in yellow for some pillows!!

  6. LindsB says:

    Such a great idea- I think I need some of that zigzag fabric in my house somewhere now 🙂

  7. Renee (eatliveshop.com) says:

    the chairs look great! i love affordable diy ideas!

  8. Amanda @ Serenity Now says:

    Oh my word!! Fabulous. I love it when you can find a way to do something for less than the big stores. 🙂

    Thanks for the visit…sometimes Old Navy's jeans do bug the heck out of me, but I think I may have lucked out with those new skinny jeans. 🙂

  9. Dumbwit Tellher says:

    Absolutely fabulous! I adore the zig-zag (chevron) pattern & how you transformed these chairs is genius. Proves to show us all, that imagination & great style is more important than the almighty dollar. Xx

  10. Katie says:

    awesome! I like the fabric on your chairs better anyway!

  11. Karen@StrictlySimpleStyle says:

    One of the best DIYs I've seen, so creative! I have on of those chairs in my storage room. I will definitely be doing this project.

  12. Ms. Bright says:

    So very crafty of you! Great job!

  13. Jackie says:

    What an inventive idea! I just love what you did with the place!

  14. Alexandria~~The Mommy says:

    This rock my socks girl!!!!!!

    I'm totally bookmarking them for later (hopeful) use!

  15. Amy says:

    I wanted to say those chairs look amazing. What a great way to save money. Thanks for stopping by my blog the other day. I hope you come and see me again. Thanks…

  16. Wanderings of a Wannabe says:

    that fabric!!!!! i am ordering some now it is so darn cute. you rock. great job!

  17. Sarah says:

    Thanks for sharing. What a great deal too. I'll have to try this for extra seating options in our house.

  18. Claire Watkins, ASID allied says:

    Looks to me like you should open up an Etsy shop and give Anthropologie a run for their $, Camila!!
    S W E E T!

  19. Isabella & Max Rooms says:

    Very interesting…opening your mail to see a similar chair from Anthropologie! And yes, if you want to spray indoors I would say that is your right! Turned out great…Janell

  20. Isabella & Max Rooms says:

    Very interesting…opening your mail to see a similar chair from Anthropologie! And yes, if you want to spray indoors I would say that is your right! Turned out great…Janell

  21. Blair says:

    Amazing! I need to try this. You are so good at explaining.

  22. Michelle (Three Men and a Lady) says:

    You are my idol! I'll give it to myself, I've got vision but not folding chair kind of vision. Making those over should be deamed the makeover piece of the year. Folding chairs? Really. Now that's impressive!

  23. maureen @ The Inglenook Decor says:

    Ingeniously crafty Camilla! love the pattern & color, too! Now, I want to do it! 🙂

  24. Dallas says:

    I walked through Anthropologie and saw the same chairs, though honestly I wasn't as nearly impressed with their choice of fabric as yours. I like the zigzags much more than the granny quilt look.

  25. lauren verity says:

    I have been looking for folding chairs EVERYWHERE! Why I never thought of craigslist? I don't know… these are SO cute and sound so simple. As soon as I find my chairs i'm going straight to the same website and buying that fabulous zig zag fabric to make my own chairs! Love it, great job!

  26. Kat @ measuring my life in l-o-v-e says:

    This is such a cool idea!!! Love them, especially that green color!

  27. Melissa A. says:

    This is awesome and I was going to say they look just like some chairs from Anthropologie, but then that was in the end of your post. You did a great job. I love them.

  28. { L } says:

    Excellent post!! I would have never thought to do that. You did an incredible job!

  29. Porchlight Interiors says:

    Very creative! Love the green and white zigzag fabric! Happy weekend! Tracey xx

  30. Maria Killam says:

    That is so amazing! Great job and I love the fabric!

  31. Sarah A. Ireland says:

    Great project! My mom has some old folding chairs that need a facelift – maybe we will do this!

  32. Down and Out Chic says:

    lovely project! the fabric you used is wonderful. thanks for the awesome tutorial.

  33. Miss Wendy says:

    That is a fabulous DIY project. So simple and inexpensive. I bet indoor/outdoor fabric would work great on chairs for a front porch too.

  34. Sidney says:

    Wow! Great project!

  35. Centsational Girl says:

    Those look so fabulous. I absolutely love your choice to paint them, and your fabric choice? Stunning ! Great tutorial too.

    I'll mark these as a feature in my next "your revamps" post.

    I'm so impressed !


  36. Revival says:

    I love that fabric! And, that is SO something my husband would say, too…:)

  37. fric and frac says:

    These are great! Love the fabric!

  38. MissBliss says:

    great project! It is so fun to see a version of your own work spotlighted for 200 by Anthro!

    i heart staple guns and that pink table is divine!

  39. Lettered Cottage says:

    WOW! How fantastic! GREAT job!


  40. Linda says:

    The look fantastic. And very generous of you sharing with everyone. Just found your blog and
    look forward to adding it to my favourites.

  41. LuLu says:

    I just love how you did your own chair s and they are soo cute! You must be trilled,
    so glad i found your blog,

  42. Jane says:

    What a great idea! I am saving this for my idea file.

  43. Laura Ingalls Gunn says:

    I recently pulled 2 of these chairs out of someone's trash pile and cleaned them up. Now I know what to do for a perfect finishing touch!

    I DIE~ Bananas!

  44. Hopeless Chest says:

    I just realized, we had a couple chairs just like these hanging out in our garage, and my dad sold them in our garage sale this summer… One was propping up a sign, they weren't even for sale originally!!!
    Looks great

  45. hiphousegirl says:

    I love these! I had no idea folding chairs could look so good.

  46. ideku handmade says:

    pretty easy.. i want to try one at home 🙂
    thanks for sharing..


  47. stackable folding bookcase says:

    You are talented.
    It's very cute.
    Thanks you so much for sharing the steps (step by step)

    I try to made it.


  48. J. Graves says:

    So I'm totally late in the game, but this is awesome! I just got "stuck" with a folding chair exactly like yours and was tempted to just use it for a footstool. This is much cooler. Thanks!

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