I finally got my chairs back from the upholstery shop (they were there over a month)!!!
My dining room is now a complete Transformation!
If you remember I bought the chairs from my cousin Jess's store "Alice Lane" in Orem, Utah. I was actually happy they were in an unfinished state so that I could pick the end result. After having them painted white with a sturdy lacquer, I then had them upholstered in this light grey faux Ostrich leather product (it's actually vinyl). I found the fabric online at allvinylfabrics.com.
I also had the upholstery shop add a silver nail head trim around the seats.
My husband and I decided that with all the pattern going on in the rug, pillows, and walls we wanted to stick with something solid on the chairs, but I like the little bit of texture the fabric has on it. Should be easy to keep clean too which is always a bonus!