My Animal Print Chairs – A Quick Makeover

Last week I spontaneously decided to refinish a pair of chairs I grabbed at a yard sale a couple years ago. Click through to see the before & after, how they evolved.

Restore the wood

Setup Your Workspace


I just applied the paint in thin, even coats. I suggest lightly sanding beforehand, but sometimes I’m lazy and skip that step.


Upholster the seat

I did a fabric check one last time, and was still convinced the animal print fabric was the right move for these chairs, so I moved along with the plan.

What do you think? Are you into my chairs- even though I went against the majority? Don’t hate me! I know animal print isn’t for everyone.