How-to: A Bold Rocking Chair

The DIY experts at HGTV Magazine went digging in the attic for treasures that deserve a second chance.

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Materials Needed:

  • paint
  • foam
  • fabric
  • piping
  • staple gun

Step 1

Paint the chair and let dry.

Step 2

Make a cushion, or have an upholsterer do it for you. Ours is 3 1/2-inch-thick high-density foam covered in cotton with linen piping.

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