Four ways colourful, painted chairs make a room pop
Find matching sets of chairs at second-hand shops and update them with a lick of paint, then sand to reveal a bit of wood. The trick lies in finding the right combination: Look for hues that are distinct but also complementary.
Chairs are one of the best double-duty furniture pieces around because they can go from kitchen seating to bedside table, to a front hall storage spot. We painted this one a cheery red for an upbeat welcome in and entry hallway.