400 Things: Free Chair Makeover
We found a table and set of chairs like this for free.
But since it doesn't match anything in our house, and I really didn't like it anyway, I updated it:
Because I'm a fabric hoarder, I had a yard of this Texas-themed toille from my local quilt shop:
I added some ruffles, and made a cute chair-cushion cover:
And now it's at the desk in my kitchen:
I never pass up ugly furniture, especially when it's free! If the shape and style are acceptable to me, I know a little paint or fabric will make it something I love!