Chair tales

Look at this thing.  It’s hard to love. It was left in the rental unit of the duplex and for some reason I couldn’t part with it. So, inspired by Pinterest, I used a little plastic primer, some Valspar red spray paint and this:


Some might say it isn’t an improvement, but I heart it. Sara seems to tolerate it. Next time I will take the seat off rather than just masking it and I will wear gloves. My hands have been red for a week.

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Julia O’Malley is a journalist who lives in Anchorage. She writes about culture, family, home, the environment and food in Alaska.

One thought on “Chair tales

  1. I love your makeovers and look forward to seeing more. I have some ugly chairs I bought at a garage sale that I have been meaning to re-do. This is good inspiration for me!


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