Creations, Worn Wicker Fix

Do you have any worn out wicker?

 

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This chair has passed the “chippy vintage shabby chic” phase and has been littering all over the porch

 

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I removed the loose pieces and secured the ends with glue to prevent further unraveling

 

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My original thought was to wrap the legs in a small diameter rope or cord, but realized that would attract mold

Paint was a simple and easy solution

 

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The other chair was fine but I wanted them to match, so I painted it’s legs too

 

painted wicker chair legs

 

I wish I had 2 of these fish pillows!

 

wicker redo

 

The chairs kinda look like they have socks on, which bothered me, hmmm….

 

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Stripes!

 

painted wicker legs

 

What do you think, pillows or no pillows?

 

wicker update

 

The turquoise chest is a cooler, another handy way to keep traffic and drippy bathing suits out of the kitchen-

Paint makes everything better!

cooler/Oh So Coastal, Orange Beach, Al  Home Depot has similar ones available here

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17 Responses to “Creations, Worn Wicker Fix”
  1. Emily says:

    I like the stripes better too. Neat repair and I like the chairs without the pillow, it shows more of the pretty wicker.

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  2. Rhonda says:

    Great idea! I love the stripes the best, too! Looks just like they were meant to be that way! I have a table that has ratty legs in storage. Need to drag it out and use your technique! 🙂 ~Rhonda

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  3. Clever fix, and I love the color scheme! I’m a pillow freak, so I vote for pillows. So colorful and inviting.

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  4. Jenna, what a great idea…striped legs! I vote pillows! Happy Wednesday!

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  5. Janet Lynn says:

    Pillows!

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  6. I wish I would of seen this BEFORE, I threw my old wicker away…smile. CUTE!

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  7. tarahlynn says:

    These are so cute! They look brand new, great solution. I just painted out some of our wicker too, its amazing what paint can do 🙂

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  8. Mary says:

    I love your painted striped socks on your chairs Jenna and that cute turquoise cooler too!! I think you should paint a matching fish pillow 🙂

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  9. Pillows for my back. A person can always remove the pillow if it not comfortable. Cute idea.

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  10. Rosie M. says:

    Hi, Jenna! Great Fix!! I vote for pillows. They complete the look and are so comfortable for lounging. Rosie

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  11. Stacey says:

    That’s so darn cute!! Why do those legs always come unwound? We have one like that too.

    Your solution is adorable. I vote for pillows.

    Happy Thoughts of Home and have a wonderful weekend.

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