And did this:
And look at them now:
I know this is not the conventional way of doing things, but I'm not known for doing things the conventional way. I saw on someone's blog where they painted their sofa, and I did think that was a little weird. Now, I would never paint my sofa, because it would be pretty stiff and crackly when you sat on it. But, we never sit in these chairs; we always sit on the deck out back. So, yes, they are a little stiff, but they look good from the road! And, better yet, it didn't cost me a thing!!