>First, the blasted vermin that is about to put me over the edge…
But. Last year, some blasted, nasty, hateful vermin dug into the ground and ate the root of my middle azalea. CRY! I don’t think I’ll ever find the exact bush I have, let alone one this big. These have been growing for five years now.
Looks like a snake hole huh? Here’s another:
PLEASE help! Anyone have any idea what this is? We thought maybe a chipmunk? A vole? Help!
OK, onto the chairs! I’ve reupholstered many a chair in my day –in a matter of minutes, and with very little fabric, you can transform the look of a room by recovering your chairs. I did our SIX dining room chairs with less than two yards (and the seats are big!).
I wanted to do the same with our kitchen island chairs, but kept hesitating because they weren’t upholstered to begin with. I don’t know why I was worried — I’ve covered headboards the same way, and toy boxes. Then I saw Kate did it too, and I was sold.
Two tips to keep in mind — pay attention to the screw holes when you cover the seat. Cut the fabric around them so you can easily get the seat back on the chair. Also, make sure you have enough to cover it so that when you put the seat back on, there’s no fabric hanging out. You don’t want this:
You do want this:
ARGH! I hate when I forget my own advice!! I’ll be touching that up with hot glue. Dang.