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The GRANÅS chair is so customizable. To prove it I made it over 3 different ways. Even the original is cool so I wanted to throw that one in too!

IKEA GRANÅS Chair Makeover 4 Ways

The main goal of this project was to see what it looked like to stain whicker with wood stain. I think it turned out pretty well! can’t wait to try it again. I have had this table and chair set from IKEA for quite a while. It was just sitting in my garage because the combination of tan whicker and metal gray was just not quite my style! After I finished the first, I wanted to keep going and try some more styles!

The GRANÅS chair is so customizable. To prove it I made it over 3 different ways. Even the original is cool so I wanted to throw that one in too!
Materials I used to makeover the GRANÅS Chair
  • IKEA chair
  • Wood stain
  • Spray paint
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Briarsmoke is my all time favorite stain. It has a really neat smokey gray tone and an almost glossy texture. I also love me some flat white glossy spray paint! That’s what I chose to use for this first makeover.

 

The GRANÅS chair is so customizable. To prove it I made it over 3 different ways. Even the original is cool so I wanted to throw that one in too!

For the second makeover I decided to do a little glam. I went for metallic gold on the legs and metallic silver on the seat. Mostly I wanted to see how spray paint did on the seat. It went pretty well but probably needed more than two coats.

The GRANÅS chair is so customizable. To prove it I made it over 3 different ways. Even the original is cool so I wanted to throw that one in too!

For the third makeover I wanted to try upholstery on the seat! I got this fabric from the scraps section of Joann and just loved the print. it looks really nice on the seat. I also sprayed the legs matte black. I’m not sure it looked much different than the original. If I did it over again I’d probably just leave the legs as is. Using the staple gun was super easy to put this fabric on though!

The GRANÅS chair is so customizable. To prove it I made it over 3 different ways. Even the original is cool so I wanted to throw that one in too!

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