Mr. Sparklepants has an amazing knack for finding cool things on Craigslist. One of those things is this bent wood chair that we found for $20 bucks. It has great little details and goes great with our desk (also a Craigslist find).
As you can see, the burlap was an awful rust color, wearing thin in places and filthy as… you get it.
It is my first-ever attempt at simple reupholstering, not perfect, but not terrible. Of course I had help from the Sparkletots, if you can call it help. Hinderance is more appropriate. Speaking of the Sparkletots, you are probably thinking that I’m crazy for making the chair white, but actually I am genius. The material is Sunbrella fabric. It’s super durable and easy to maintain and has a special coating that repels water, but it looks and feels like regular fabric. I wish all my furniture was covered in this.
Here is my desk area in all it’s glory:
If only it was always that clean..