My mother-in-law kindly gave us this chair that they have owned since my husband was a wee one. I personally think it is awesome, but I think that the fact that my husband grew up with it turns him off to it. So, I decided I would try and change it to update it a little.
I started by pulling apart the arm rest. I tried removing a few staples are realized this thing was a BEAST! I knew I probably wouldn't be able to save the fabric and I would have to invest a lot of time and money into this chair if I went the reupholstered route. Sooo....I had to make a change of plans.
To me, the only really out of date part of the chair is the pink detailing. I actually really love the rest of the fabric. I decided to paint the pink.
And here is how it turned out: