Take a Seat! 30 DIY Chair Projects
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Take a Seat! 30 DIY Chair Projects

Are you sitting down? We love us some DIY decor and a unique seat is just the thing to set your room or event apart. From giving new life to an old chair, to creating a new chair from scratch, to decorating a chair for your wedding, these 30 DIYs will knock you off your feet.

1. Cross Stitch Chair: Cross stitching — it’s not just for Valentine’s Day cards and iPhone cases anymore ;) This chair takes the scale of cross stitching up a notch and it’s so cool! (via My Poppet)

2. Dip Dyed Chair: Add a bright pop of color to your decor with this crazy simple DIY. (via For the Love of…)

3. Screen Printed Chair: Give an old chair some love with some new-school screen-printed fabric. We’re loving the bright orange against the classic wood frame. (via Design Sponge)

4. Rustic Orange and Wood Chair Signs: The complementary nature of these signs looks great without being too matchy-matchy. These would be easy to DIY in whatever your wedding color is. (via Wed Society)

5. Peacock Chair: This tutorial takes a chair that was left out as trash and turns into to a luxurious getaway in your home.  (via Design Love Fest)

6. Patchwork Chair: Use up those scraps of fabric you have lying around to create a unique seat. (via Sombrero de Ideas)

7. Ribbon Upholstered Chair: Can you believe this was made with ribbon? The striped effect makes this old chair into a statement piece. (via Home Workshop)

8. Office Chair Hack: What do you get when you combine an IKEA chair with some brass spray paint? An elegant chair that’ll add a hint of class to your office. (via Hither & Thither)

9. Pallet Chair: Make a chair from an old pallet and your yard will be the envy of your neighbors. (via Our Pinteresting Family)

10. Ombre Wedding Chair: This might be the prettiest wedding chair idea we’ve seen yet, and what’s even cooler is how easy (and inexpensive) it is! All you need is white chairs and some ribbon in your color. (via Wedding Chicks)

11. Updated Folding Chair: Folding chairs bring to mind cheap, not-so-attractive makeshift seating. This update makes folding chairs impressive and awesome. (via Design for Mankind)

12. Upcycled Belt Chair: Definitely an outdoor chair, we’re loving the pop of color that comes from using one bright belt weaved with a bunch of brown ones. (via Cacareco)

13. Spray Painted Office Chair: We might just have to do this to some of the chairs at Brit HQ. The black and white spray paint adds a modern twist to your workspace. (via Little Green Notebook)

14. IKEA Hack Chair: Turn an IKEA countertop into a totally rad chair with pretty pops of color and a unique shape. (via IKEA Hackers)

15. Painted Chairs: Create a rainbow in your dining room by simply painting your existing chairs in a wide variety of colors. (via Apartment Therapy)

16. Nautical Wedding Chairs: Add a fun nautical touch to your big day by using life preservers to decorate your wedding chairs. (via Martha Stewart Weddings)

17. Shades-of-Blue Ombre Chair: It’s no secret; we love ombre. This blue chair is the perfect way to introduce the trend to your decor. (via Design Sponge)

18. Fabric Covered Chair: Got a fabric pattern you love but you’re not sure how to use? Upcycle an old chair by covering it with your favorite fabric and add some visual interest to your dining room. (via Eva)

19. Chair Decoupage: This chair was made with wrapping paper! We’re loving the unique use of materials and how the pattern works with the holes already in the structure of the chair. (via Snow and Graham)

20. Wedding Chair Silhouettes: Simple and elegant, these silhouettes are a pretty way to mark off your chairs and easy to coordinate with the rest of your wedding decor. (via Wedding Chicks)

21. Pom Pom Chair: How fun is this chair? Hot glue and those random pom poms you’ve got lying around are all you need to make this funky (and we’re betting comfy!) piece. (via The DIY Queen)

22. Custom Seat Cushion: Add some personality to your next backyard barbeque with these colorful custom seat cushions. (via Brit + Co.)

23. Chair Revamp: We’re definitely into the subtle mismatched look achieved by painting different thrift store finds the same color. And of course, the chevron fabric on the seats is totally our jam. (via Violet and Grey)

24. Simple Mr. and Mrs. Chair Signs: Ribbon and paper make simple, understated signs for your chairs… and add a little “something blue” to your reception, for extra luck! (via Something Turquoise)

25. Chair Swing: Put some swing into your seat by turning a tired chair into a fun addition to your backyard decor. (via This DIY Life)

26. Map Chair: Map decor has caught our eye lately and this amazing chair is no exception. (via Sarie)

27. Navajo Inspired Chair: This Navajo-inspired pattern mixes bright colors with the natural look of the wicker chair and the results are beautiful. (via Aurelie Aime)

28. Chalkboard + Polka Dot Wedding Chair: Chalkboard and polka dots and colors, oh my! This simple bunting nonetheless makes your wedding chairs stand out. (via Once Wedd)

29. Modern Painted Chair: The modern aesthetic of this chair combined with the sweet accent of the heart makes this a truly incredible piece that’s sure to impress your guests. (via I Love to Create)

30. Ampersand Chair: Gotta love typography. This ampersand adds symbolism and simplicity to your reception. (via Style Me Pretty)

Which of these chair upgrades is your fave? Are we missing any awesome seat makeovers? Share your thoughts in the comments below.