Thursday, April 18, 2013

Pretty and Comfy!

So sorry everyone, I promised to share this project with you yesterday and I got so caught up in my roadtrip for work that I forgot to hit the publish button!

I've been travelling for work a lot lately, but this week took me some place I've never been before.....north....the FAR north.

See that big arrow right smack dab in the middle of Canada?  Well, that's where I was all day yesterday.  Almost as far north in Saskatchewan, Canada as you can get (but not quite).

It's a lovely place, everyone was super friendly, and it was surprisingly quite warm out!  All in all an exhausting but great trip.

Anyway, onto more crafty things....

I'm going to show you something very embarrassing....this is the chair that I sit on at my computer, where I spend so much of my spare time sharing all of my creative projects with you guys.

I've had this chair for about 15 years.  I finally gave away the cheapy desk it came with about 5 years ago.  I have a hard time letting go of stuff that still works.  And for all intents and purposes, this chair still's just not comfortable, at all~

So, remember the fabric I showed you on Monday that Wholeport sent me?

 Well, here's what I did with the beautiful floral piece:

Look at all that padding!  I added a piece of foam and a couple layers of quilt batting to the seat before I covered it.

I remade the back, making it longer and tighter

And now, here's where I sit when I'm talking to all of you...

So much prettier!

Check out Wholeport for your own crafting and sewing projects.  They've got all types of fabric and supplies (even baking stuff!).

*This post is sponsored by however I received no compensation other than supplies and all opinions are my own.


Unknown said...

Turned out so great! Love that fabric!!

Jill said...

Wonderful bright fabric Tamara! Your 'new' chair looks great!

marysews said...

Ooh, I just love the happy colors! And cushy, too!

Jan said...

Your chair looks great. It looks like a brand new chair.

Cindy said...

Great job! And I'm jealous of that beautiful fabric! ;) Cindy @

Emily @ The Benson Street said...

Love the fabric looks like Vera Bradley's Suzani which I love!

Emily @

Anonymous said...

Cute fabric!

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Jaya Pratheesh said...

that is an amazing makeover! i love the fabric you chose. great job!


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