Turn tatty and outdated eyesores into terrific one-of-a-kind pieces.
Blogger Melissa Darr turned her hand to restoring a telephone table, a vintage desk and chair and a Queen Anne-style seat.
Add the details
Upholster the back, starting with the top row of buttons, pleating and tucking the fabric as you go.
Staple the top edge after finishing two rows, then add the last row.
Add braided trim around the fabric, securing with a hot glue gun.
Seat salvage - after
Reupholstered and repainted, the chair is totally transformed.