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How to Reupholster a Chair With Velvet For As Little As $20

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 3:00 AM, June 28, 2018

Aired June 28, 2018

Getting a little tired of your dining chairs?

Give them a refreshed look -- with as little as $20!

When TLC star and interior designer Genevieve Gorder visited our show to give us the lowdown on how to update our home for the warm-weather months, she showed us how to reupholster a seat cushion -- with velvet!

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Yes, velvet! (We were a little surprised, too, but the pro convinced us.)

"[Velvet's] not just for winter," she insists. "It [works] all year long!"

The secret? Just opt for a jewel tone!

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With a stapler and velvet fabric (which you can find for just $20 a yard!), Genevieve and Rach transformed a standard chair in minutes right in our studio.

See the end result in the video above!