How to Turn Trash Into Treasure

I found this chair sitting by the dumpster at my mother in laws apt. I love seeing the beauty in things that others cannot see.

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How to Turn Trash Into Treasure
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I found this medal chair sitting by a dumpster.  Immediately I brought it home.

I found this medal chair sitting by a dumpster. Immediately I brought it home.

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First thing to do is wipe away all dirt from chair making sure to remove any rust spots. Use primer to prep the chair for paint. Choose paint of choice ( I love the black 2x coat from Joann's fabric.

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I found this lovely fabric on sale at Joann's Fabric store for $6/yd. 1 yard covered 2 chair cushions with some to spare.  Use foam, staple gun to upholster the cushion.

I found this lovely fabric on sale at Joann's Fabric store for $6/yd. 1 yard covered 2 chair cushions with some to spare. Use foam, staple gun to upholster the cushion.

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I decided to paint the chair black giving it a nice classic look. After you upholster cushion, use drill or screwdriver to secure seat back on the frame. Now stand back and admire the beauty.

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Final result and total investment $10!

Final result and total investment $10!

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