How to reupholster a chair -- Don't be afraid to try a fabric that seems a bit unexpected—like this one. The end result could be fabulous. Read more: How to Reupholster Dining Room Chairs - Do It Yourself Furniture Reupholstery - Country Living
This classic pulley design is functional, rustic, and lifts your drying laundry out of sight until ready to be put away. Great for small laundry rooms. I would coat the wood so it can't mildew, which is what wood tends to do from damp laundry.