How to Brighten a Blah Chair

Here's how you can recreate this impressive flea market flip from HGTV Magazine.

Flea Market Flip: Bright Chair

Flea Market Flip: Bright Chair

HGTV Magazine shares 6 impressive flea market flips.

Photo by: Marko Metzinger

Marko Metzinger

  1. Bring the chair to a professional upholsterer. To save a little money, you can rip off the old fabric and paint the frame yourself. We used a high-gloss latex paint. 
  2. Our upholster plumped up the seat, then covered the chair in linen and added a double-welt trim. 
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