Facelift for a Leather Chair


Recycled items:

  • Old leather chair
  • Sheets from old books

You will also need:

  • PVA glue
  • Water based varnish
  • Paintbrush
  • Damp cloth


  1.  Wipe the chair with a damp cloth to get rid of any dust. Paint the chair with PVA glue.
  2. Tear the sheets from the old books and start sticking them all over the chair.
  3. When you’re finished, cover it with another layer of PVA glue and press out all the air bubbles, leave to dry.
  4. To protect the chair you need to cover it with 3 layers of water based varnish

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