As readers of my blog know, one of my missions in life is to find ugly duckling furniture items and try to make them beautiful. Sometimes I'm more successful than others. I think this time I've done quite a good job with my $25 chair. Here is what it looked like when I found it:
I fell in love with it because of the wheels and also this:
The original leather backing which had, thankfully, not been covered by fabric. Then when I stripped the fabric away, I uncovered this original sacking. I decided not to re-cover that part, just the seat.
I wasn't fond of the timber so I painted it white:
I had saved all the old upholstery nails, so I just stretched some toile fabric over the seat, and voila!
Here's the finished product after a bit of time, paint, fabric and effort.