Paint Eclectic Chairs for a Cohesive Look

Update an eclectic mix of chairs by painting them a single color and recovering the seats to create a unified look.

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Update Cushions

Wrap batting around existing cushion, and then attach to bottom of cushion with staple gun. Cut away excess batting with scissors. Wrap new fabric around the cushions and attach with staple gun to bottom of cushion. Need help? Get more detailed instructions for recovering chair seats.

Apply New Finish

Once primer coat is dry to the touch, add spray handle to can of high-gloss spray paint. Keep a distance of six to eight inches from surface, and pull handle back in a smooth, controlled manner to apply two coats of high-gloss finish. Once they're dry to the touch, add spray handle to can of lacquer and apply one coat.

Attach Cushions

Place newly upholstered cushions on chairs and attach screws with screwdriver from underneath. Tip: To achieve a designer look, add a tablecloth, place settings and vases that coordinate with your new chair color scheme.

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