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Metallic Copper Wire Chair

Copper is king in current home fixtures. And in this contemporary-style chair, the wire contours yield a surprisingly comfortable seat. No matter what color it is, you can refurbish a wire chair to have the muted metallic sheen of copper with a specialty home decor paint.

plaid wire chair

Photography: John Armitage

Source: Martha Stewart


You can source wire chairs from a flea market or thrift store.


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  1. To prep chair, gently wipe down the surface to rid of any dirt.
  2. Using the flat sash brush, apply a basecoat of home decor paint to the chair; let dry completely.
  3. Apply a second coat until completely covered; allow to dry completely.

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