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Mini DIY Chairs for Kids / Oh Joy!

We originally named this post "Cute Kids' Stools" but then all I could think about was the not-so-cute kind of kids' stool (oops!). So, today (instead), we're sharing the cutest set of mini DIY kids chairs (yes, chairs!) that would be so fun for a playroom or in the play area of your living room. Here's how to make these...

Mini DIY Chairs for Kids / Oh Joy!

You'll need:
- kids' stool
- peel & stick wall paper
- spray paint (bluelight pinkyellowcoral)
- ruler
- scissors

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Here's how:
1. Spray paint the legs of the chair and let dry for 30 minutes
2. Measure the width of the rim of the seat and add about 1/2 inch to this. The seat we used has a rim of 1.25", so we cut a long strip of 1.75" width. 
3. Peel paper off of the backing and apply around the edge of the seat, lining up the bottom edge of the paper with the bottom edge of the seat. There should be 1/2" of paper extending past the top of the top of the seat. 
4. Use scissors to make small cuts around any curves so that you can press the paper down as flat as possible.
5. Lay the top of the seat onto the paper and trace. Cut slightly inside of the line you traced (you don't want there to be any excess paper hanging off the edge of the seat). 
6. Screw the painted legs into the base of the seat.

Mini DIY Chairs for Kids / Oh Joy!

Mini DIY Chairs for Kids / Oh Joy!

Depending on the table you have, you can make 2, 4, or 6 of these little chairs. They make great options for a play table, a kids' dining table...plus they stack up when not in use!

Mini DIY Chairs for Kids / Oh Joy!

Sources: Target Firefly paint, Urban Outfitters mint storage cubes, Target faux shag, Anthropologiemustard striped pillow, Benjamin Moore Misty Teal paint, Target bookshelf, Poketo geos, Britt Bass abstract print, Anthropologie blue planter, The Container Store pencil holder, Arcade wooden rainbow, Jo Chambers floral abstract print, Framebridge frame, Cash Color silouhette print, Framebridge frame, Kindah Khalidy abstract print, Framebridgeframe, Team Woodnote circle print, Joybird couch, Arro Home rainbow pillow, Urban Outfitters face pillow, Coco Carpets rug, Ikea coffee table, Anthropologie small dish, vintage brass pears, Anthropologie girl vase.

{Photos by Lily Glass, styling by Julia Wester, styling assistance and crafting by Jess Hong.}

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