Simple Reupholstered Dining chair DIY

This tutorial shows how to reupholster dining chairs. Grab some chairs from your basement, a garage sale, or thrift store and with a little DIY, change them into beautiful, “new” dining chairs!

Difficulty Cost Time Age Person Event
$1 to $25
4 Hours
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Step by Step Instructions

  • Step 1

    1. I pulled the Cushion of the chair, and the back detailing easily came off. Followed by a quick clean.

  • Step 2

    3. I spray painted the chairs black using between 2-3 coats, left for drying time then followed by the clear acrylic coat to prevent scratches.

  • Step 3

    4. While the chairs were drying i worked on my cushions. I pulled out all the previous staples, yanked the fabric off so that i had a clean slate.

  • Step 4

    5. i stapled on my fabric, make sure you pull it tight you don’t want creases or looseness in your fabric. I also covered the base of the cushion with a plain black fabric just to cover up the unsightly wood.


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