Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals. I'm a recovering former vegan and vegetarian, now healing with a nutrient-dense mostly Paleo diet, and love at-home CrossFit and yoga workouts. I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!

New mom to baby Otto born April 2018!

Slipper chair slipcovers!

Today I made the slipcovers for the fab slipper chairs I got at the Goodwill Outlet for $5 each.  I love these chairs but they were covered in sort of shabby baby-yellow scratchy plush, and I could have lived with it but Jason liked them less than I did.  I got some coral home dec velour-type fabric for half off the clearance price of $6/yard a while ago, a color that coordinates very well with the dining room Waverly chairs.  I also have a Krylon satin finish spray paint in this color.  I was intimidated to do the slipcovers for these slipper chairs, and it's not like you can just go out and buy a pattern!  But I measured, traced, held up to, and tried on the slipcover pieces as I sewed and still have some fabric left over.  There are now two great, comfy, stylin' slipper chairs in my living room:

And check out this super similar chair for $599 from Crate and Barrel:

Pretty cool that these chairs are back in style!


  1. Kudos to you! Slipcovers are tough. I had my own slipcover saga this past fall, when I made slipcovers for two dining chairs out of silk. If you want, you can check it out here. Love your blog!

  2. Those are pretty, Kristina! I like the tie bows =)

  3. wow,so comfortable style ,I like your post so much,thank you for share



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