DIY Chair Cushions

Turn your thrift store find into a bold new piece of furniture. This DIY is sure to give your holiday guest the "wow" factor.

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What you need


What you need

  • sandpaper
  • spray paint
  • cotton fabric
  • fabric scissors
  • staple gun
  • screw driver

Let's Get Started

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Step 1

1. Use a screwdriver to take apart the seat cushion of your chair.

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Step 2

2. Sand down the chair base and spray paint in your favorite color.

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Step 3

3. Lay the chair cushion on top of your fabric, and cut a large square that will wrap around the cushion. Start by putting a staple in the middle of each side. Then work your way out to the corners.

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Step 4

4. Once you’ve reached a corner, fold the fabric inward, pull tightly and staple to hold the fold.

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Step 5

5. Reassemble the chair and you're ready to take a seat!

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