Sitting Pretty: DIY Summer Chairs

Househappy —  June 2, 2014 — 1 Comment

There’s a certain nostalgia with folding aluminum chairs. The scratchy woven seats, the clunky unfolding sound, and shaking sand from the arm rests after a day at the beach—it all carries retro charm.

A Beautiful Mess put together a DIY tutorial for reweaving the seat and back of folding chairs for a more modern look. All you need is colorful parachute cord and a little elbow grease. Get the full instructions here.


Images: © A Beautiful Mess




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