Friday, September 2, 2011

I've been a bad blogger this week! No new updates in a week. In part because I've been really busy...mainly trying to not only keep things going in the store, but working to pull some things together at home in my own decorating and refurnishing projects.

On a happy note, I finished my chair this week!

This was the how it looked when I bought it.


I took off all of the upholstery. Along with all 8,287 staples.


Painted it. Distressed it. Added a dark antique glazing.


Re-upholstered.


Picking upholstery for this chair was tricky. Originally, I was going to upholster it in white canvas which would've looked awesome. But, since this is going into my house, I  needed to match some existing pieces...like the navy blue felt top on my pool table, the apple green curtains and the heavy black furniture already in the room.


When I get it all set up and placed in my house, I will send pictures. But, that won't come for another few months. 

Some new fun things popping into the store today:


Shabbied up yellow side table or nightstand with army green peeking through. $65


Sleek black side table or nightstand with a pearlized finish. $65


Sleek nightstand or telephone table in same black pearlized finish. $75


Tri-level accent table $105


Mahogany drop leaf table with teal finish. $185


Super large storage cabinet or buffet $475


Built-in Sewing Table in a Sun-dried tomato with antique glazing $145
Adorable 2-year old in the background-Priceless...depending on the day. That could be up for negotiation.

Here's to a week of better blogging! Some fun pictures from my Labor Day weekend getaway and (I'm hoping) for some awesome finds!


9 comments:

  1. Love all your projects! You have been keeping busy!

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  2. Ugh! That chair is drool worthy! Love the fabric choice!

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  3. Would LOVE it if you would link this project up at my turquoise lovin' party going on right now!! http://www.sweetlittlegals.com/2011/09/turquoise-lovin-3.html

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  4. Love the chair and the fabric! So pretty!! Found you via House in the Roses. Tootles, Kathryn
    http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2011/08/little-goodwill-finds.html

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  5. I LOVE TRAVELING TO SAN LUIS OBISPO. THE VIBE THE WHOLE UP NORTH CITIES GIVE YOU IS JUST SOO RELAXING AND CALMING. I AM GLAD YOU FOUND AMAZING BUYS OUT THERE. IAM VERY IMPRESSED WITH YOUR WORK. I STUMBLED ACROSS YOUR SITE WHILE JUST BROWING THE NET. AND IAM A HUGE FAN. I MY SELF BRING BACK OLD PIECES OF FURNITURE TO LIFE. I AM INTO THE WHOLE SHABBY CHIC DESIGN AND HAVE DONE SOME PIECES FOR CLOSE FRIENDS. YOU HAVE INSPIRED ME TO PURSUE IT ALIL MORE AND START REDESIGNING FURNITURE ON MY DAYS OFF. THANK YOU

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  6. Beautiful redo! Your chair looks wonderful and I love your fabric I just finished an old cane chair also. I know what you mean about the staples - yuck!

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  7. I have a chair very similar to this that I am just waiting to get working on (my fabric is ordered and on the way!) you are making me really really wish it would have arrived today! Thank you for showing all of your other pieces too, they are all drool worthy---I would have a hard time parting with them if I were you! Well, thank you SO very much for linking up at Crafty Scrappy Happy!
    I am so happy to "meet" you!!!
    Jaime

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  8. You did a fab job on the chair. Its a keeper for sure. You also have so many other nice pieces.
    Hugs,
    Ellen

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  9. I would love to find a chair like that--such a beautiful job!

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