I picked up these chairs at the Salvation Army for $7 each.
I really liked the cool backs and I thought they could be a fun re-do project.
So here's where you, dear reader, come in. I already know I want to paint these chairs and recover the seats, and I've got a few ideas. The first idea I had was to paint the chairs white and reupholster the seats is this fabric:
"Plume" by Thomas Paul for Duralee in peacock blue- I love love love this fabric, and the peacock feathers are really huge (about the size of your handprint). I got it for an absolute STEAL last Thanksgiving in Boston, and so I ended up carrying 23 yards(!) back in my luggage.
Perhaps paint it lacquered red and upholster the seats with this cool Ikea fabric: