Painted Stripe Chair

The is no question that paint can work a miracle when it comes to updating a wall or piece of furniture, but what about upholstery? Roeshel from The DIY Showoff shows it can be done! She toned down a pair of brightly-colored arm chairs from the thrift store with some watered- down latex paint. Roeshel finished off the amazing transformation with a brown stripe to add some interest.

painted chair

The inspiration for the brown stripe on Roeshel’s chairs came from the Bark Miramar Racing Stripe Chair from Serena & Lily.

Bark Miramar Racing Stripe Chair

Check out the entire transformation at The DIY Showoff.

Comments

  1. Thank you so much for the feature…I love these chairs now, much more our style.

  2. Just wondering did you have to seal these with anything-wondering the paint dusted off onto clothes?

    • Hey Sonja, Thanks so much for taking the time to comment. I believe Roeshel said in her post that they didn’t plan to sit in the chairs much, so I am not sure if this is an issue. If you don’t hear back from Roeshel here, try contacting her directly at her site.