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Cane Chair Reupholstery Before and After

Before and After: Sprucing Up a Cane Chair For the Guest Bedroom

Here's a post from CasaSugar Community member CourtneyOutLoud from the Su Casa group:

I love chairs. I love textiles and fabrics. What I didn't love was the chair sitting in my guest room.

However, when I stumbled upon this cane chair at a resale shop for $28, I found a solution to my "problem."

It needed to be cleaned and restained but it had potential. The stars lined up when I found a rug from Uzbekistan at Anthropologie — it was colorful, vibrant and had the perfect pattern I wanted for the room. It also helped that it was large enough to provide fabric for the whole chair for less than $50. Two weeks later thanks to my savvy bartering and some elbow grease, I brought home this to replace the original chair in the guest room. Keep reading to see how the chair looked after it was reupholstered!


The chair looks exactly how I envisioned it and suits the room way better than the chair I originally had occupying the space.

A few more tweaks and I think I may be ready to fall in love with my guest room all over again.

For more pictures and to see my other projects, check out my blog Courtney Out Loud.

Have you finished any decorating projects lately? Be sure to share photos and details with the Su Casa group!

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iloveshells iloveshells 6 years
Refreshing update! It looks so happy & inviting!
CourtneyOutLoud CourtneyOutLoud 6 years
Lauren - the artwork is my "Friedo Kalho" monkey portrait that I found on Craigslist that I got stretched here in Oakland. Total cost was about $60 and I love her!
lauren lauren 6 years
I love it! And I love the quirky artwork above too! So fun!
LiliesandBiscuits LiliesandBiscuits 6 years
That looks fantastic!
CourtneyOutLoud CourtneyOutLoud 6 years
Thanks for the love! I am loving the chair more and more each time I walk into the room.
teacupandteatpot teacupandteatpot 6 years
This chair had good bones before and the work after shows it. Good job.
mermaidontheriver mermaidontheriver 6 years
Very cool, I like it...
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