Upholstery Techniques:The tack strips are then flipped over to pull the back panel taut and make clean, straight edges. The tacks are hammered into the frame with a hammer that has a piece of batting secured around the head.
this is so cute aluminum painted french chair. I have this same exact chair (not as pretty) but this does give me an idea for redoing it to match the Shabby Chic decor I am gonna go with in my bedroom!
Upholstered Chair Kristy from Hyphen Interiors used a mixture of water, fabric medium and latex paint to give this old wingback chair a facelift. After the fabric was painted, she hit the wood legs with a couple coats of glossy white for glam modern look.