I am sad to say that our summer here in Alabama is over since the girls went back to school on the 5th. I know this is earlier then some areas of the country. Now I can forge ahead and get started on the many projects piled up in my garage.
Arriving at an estate sale last spring, I came upon this tattered, worn chaise lounge. I already had one chaise up-cycled in our home. When I spied this piece, I knew that I had to buy it for my other daughter. The girls love to sit in the finished one. It was priced at $75.00 but everything was 50% off, so I actually paid $37.50. Another deal that I couldn't pass up.
It looked like this originally.
Taking the slipcover off, it was in this condition.
The first step was to take the skirt off. Using a screwdriver, hammer and pliers, I took out all the staples.
This tedious job took about 2 hours.
The lounge already looks so much better.
Now it was time to steam clean the upholstery fabric. Once cleaned, I set it out in the sun to fully dry it.
Until I could purchase some fabric, the chaise would reside up in the rec room upstairs. I would again want to have this piece slip covered. I will go search for fabric and find a person to slipcover the piece. I'll let you know when it is complete.