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From Gross to Gorgeous Chair Makeover

Sara of Major Hoff Takes a Wife was smitten the moment she saw Ballard’s Casa Florentina Collection.

She says, “The brush strokes, the depth of colors, the glazing, oh my! Then I saw the price! Double oh my!!!!”

While Sara might not be able to have the exact $449 armchair she was drooling over, that didn’t mean she couldn’t have a chair with a similar look.

She snatched up a wood chair a friend was selling for $20.

It was desperately in need of a little TLC, and Sara was happy to oblige with a fresh coat of paint, secret waxing technique, and new upholstery.

Isn’t she a beaut now?

ballard inspire chair makeover

Sara was inspired by the Genoa Armchair with Linen Seat from Ballard Designs.

genoa armchair with linen seat

Find the details at Major Hoff Takes a Wife.

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mrsMajorHoff (Sara)

Monday 14th of October 2013

Thanks so much for the feature! I really appreciate it! And the best part--my 13 year old approves of the chair enough to do his homework there now! Yay!


Tuesday 15th of October 2013

Now that's a major success! ;)

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