Pretty? No it is not. But it has sentimental value (and is comfy) so I have kept it.
I decided it was time to fix up the chair and "pretty it up" to match the room it is in. I sanded it and gave it a good paint job (to match the desk I use it with) and recovered the seat with upholstery fabric. I think it looks much better after its makeover. What do you think?
Here are a few "in between shots"
The DIY Showoff
and sorry I forgot this one before: