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Learn how to turn some basic chairs into colorful and functional conversation pieces for practically no money.
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How to Transform Basic Chairs
Hi, I'm Annie Korzen, the Bargain Junkie. I’m going to tell you today about my dining room chairs. When my husband and I got married a million, zillion years ago we bought a set of eight bent wood chairs. They’re certainly, they’re lightweight, they’re comfortable but as you can see over the years they got very worn and cracked and shabby. It was time to replace them.
I was just going to go to IKEA like everybody else but then I thought I don’t really want something that a million people have. I want something that’s unique and personal and artistic. So I asked my husband if he could do something with the chairs and this is what he did. He took each chair and painted it in a variety of colors and shapes. Each one is a work of art. I'm glad to have them. I’ve enjoyed them and the cost was the cost of the paint.
That’s my frugal tip for today. For more tips see my book “Bargain Junkie: Living the Good Life on the Cheap”. Happy savings.