In case you are going to have a renovation, start with the chairs. It is not necessary to throw them away. If you have time on your hands, you can remake the old chairs by yourself.
All you need to do is to use the right materials and of course your imagination. In case you have chairs with rush seats, you can renovate them very easily. Covering the seats with inexpensive jute webbing is a good decision, which will add new atmosphere in your home.
Repainting is also recommendable. For instance, you can have old white chairs with rush seats.
The first thing you should do is to remove the seats and repaint the chair; the dark taupe color gives a magical touch to any old surface, for it covers the damaged areas of the chair.
Choose dark colors for they give a new look to your chairs. After repainting the chairs, think about the seats.
The rush seat chairs are very easy to remodel, for you can cover them with any fabric.
So far, the jute is the best decision, for it is inexpensive. You can go creative and replace the old covering with jute tote bags, some old jute shirts and whatever you find in the wardrobe.
If you have some old dining chairs, which differ from all other chairs, you can repaint them too. Of course the old eclectic chairs require lots of things, in order to be remodeled.
Prepare a medium-grit sanding block, spray primer, high-gloss spray paint, spray lacquer, spray handle and drop cloth.
The first thing you need to do is to remove the existing finish.
You can do it by using the medium-sanding block, which will remove the old finish from the chair frame.
In the meantime, remove the chair cushions with a screwdriver. Add a primer coat to your chairs by using the spray primer. Make sure the coat is light.
Update the cushions with the new fabric and attach it with staple gun.
Make sure the primer coat is dry, and then apply the high-gloss spray paint.
Lacquer the chairs, in order to achieve a shinny finish. At last, attach the cushion on the chairs as you attach the screws with screwdrivers from underneath.
In case you want to achieve sophisticated look, simply add a table with some exotic tablecloth in the middle of your chairs. Of late, the designers are using bright colored tablecloths, so you can do the same for a more lavish atmosphere in your home.