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A Little Bit of Sanity and A Lot of Chaos: Another....Chair....

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Another....Chair....

In the midst of staple pulling, kid IV's, dog vomiting tampons, and T working in another city, I happened to find and redo a fabulous chair.

I have no idea where I am going to put this chair. Although I took a whole car load of stuff to GW, so you would think I could find somewhere to put it.
 
Someone already started to sand it...and gave up. The pattern on the fabric is nice, but unless you like the smell of rats and dirt then you would want to replace it too.

Oh, it was $3.99.

It's got a great pair of legs.



I sprayed with Rustoleum Heirloom White and roughed it up, a lot. I used a teensy bit of fabric that was $9.99/yard that I just could not resist. It was probably $2 worth of fabric.
I added batting that I got for free from a woman that I helped at St. Vincent's Thrift Store. She gave me a ton just for helping her bring her stuff in!


Isn't she pretty?!
 
I love the back. I wish I had 4 more of these.....oohhh, all in different colors...with a fabric that matches but isn't the same.....sitting around my dining room table. Now I'm on a mission....




LOVE.


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38 Comments:

Blogger Blondie's Journal said...

Well worth the $3.99! I love it!

xoxo
Janie

February 13, 2010 at 9:19 AM  
Blogger Mama Thompson said...

Love it...love the fabric!

February 13, 2010 at 9:50 AM  
Blogger mzerr said...

That looks amazing, love love love the fabric!

It's sounds like you have had an interesting week, here's to a hopefully more relaxing weekend!

Cheers, Melissa

February 13, 2010 at 1:19 PM  
Blogger Kimberly Knoess said...

You have cracked me up with the tampon puke and the "smell of rats and dirt"! I love the new chair!

February 13, 2010 at 2:25 PM  
Blogger Bon said...

Oh! I love this chair! My husband teases me all the time and tells me my back patio looks like a used chair lot! I think I may be a collector! TEHE! Love it! Thanks for sharing!

Bon @ Drab to Fab
gorgfabgoodies.blogspot.com

February 13, 2010 at 5:49 PM  
Blogger Rebecca D said...

Wow... it turned out so cute...I can't believe it was only 3.99 our GW would have put $20 on it... great buy and even greater work...

February 13, 2010 at 10:56 PM  
Blogger Andrea said...

She's a beaut! Great job!

February 13, 2010 at 10:59 PM  
Blogger Rustique Gallery said...

Kirsty, that is so pretty! I think you need more for sure! Have a lovely Valentine's Day...Sherry

February 14, 2010 at 12:18 AM  
Blogger notthesame said...

Beautiful! I am new to the "repurposing" world and recently found your blog. I have really enjoyed it and laughed so hard about the dog and the tampons. Glad to hear our dog isn't the only one...........

February 14, 2010 at 9:04 PM  
Blogger Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

What a beauty you brought out in this chair! Love it white and the detailed back and legs!

February 14, 2010 at 9:42 PM  
Blogger Michelle @ Sweet Something said...

That turned out great! Love the fabric!

February 14, 2010 at 9:53 PM  
Blogger Erin @Domestic Adventure.com said...

This looks terrific! I love the fabric that you chose!

February 14, 2010 at 10:19 PM  
OpenID starsfault said...

Beautiful job on this. Really like how you aged the finish, and yes, she does have a sweet set of legs!

Blessings ~ Eileen @ Star's Fault

February 15, 2010 at 11:38 AM  
Blogger pk @ Room Remix said...

So much prettier now and I love that fabric!

February 15, 2010 at 7:40 PM  
Blogger Jennifer Juniper said...

It's lovely, and really does have a great pair of legs :)

February 16, 2010 at 7:39 AM  
Blogger Fawn said...

Oh, that is so pretty!! I love the white with the fabric choice--beautiful!

February 16, 2010 at 5:30 PM  
Blogger Megan said...

I love it!!! I'm currently looking for 4 chairs in a style like that for my dining table... yours turned out great!

~Megan

February 16, 2010 at 7:08 PM  
Blogger this blessed nest said...

you have created a true beauty!

is this the chair you got just recently? you work so fast. i was cracking up as i was reading your post - because there we were both you & i on twitter - you answering me back on your side bar. too funny. oh dear, lord what a day!
so glad for some quiet mommy time.
hope your little one feels better soon. i used to get ear infections all the time so i hate it even more when the little ones get it.

really, your chair is just gorgeous! you should be so proud of the end result, and the price!

February 16, 2010 at 8:30 PM  
Blogger Chrissy @ Home.Kids.Life. said...

Love the fabric! I've got some of that Heirloom White paint lying around too! Your chair makes me want to paint one myself! Lovely job!

February 16, 2010 at 8:38 PM  
Blogger Kim said...

You can't beat that - what a great deal you got and how fab it looks!

February 17, 2010 at 2:37 PM  
Blogger Wendy said...

3.99!! You go girl!! What an awesome chair! Love the detail in the legs...nice! Love it even more painted white!
Wendy

February 17, 2010 at 9:38 PM  
Blogger Magic Brush said...

Gorgeous! Vomiting tampons? I'm sorry but that is hilarious!

February 17, 2010 at 10:28 PM  
Blogger Adrianna said...

Wow what a chic clean up! I love the legs on the chair. The white really shows off the beautiful fabric too.

February 18, 2010 at 9:58 PM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

You found time to do this great chair in the midst of all that... you are good! :) It turned out wonderful, love the fabric!

February 18, 2010 at 10:07 PM  
Blogger Megan @ Megity's Handmade said...

Really? $3.99? What. A. Score! You did an amazing job and I hope that you find more. I love the mis-matched chair look.

February 18, 2010 at 10:46 PM  
Blogger Jen @ Just for Rachel said...

I know a great place you could put it... MY house :). I can't believe you got it for $3.99! I am on the lookout for mix-matched chairs and this would totally go with. Just letting you know it would be in great company at my house :). Enjoy your new re-furbished char! It looks great~

February 18, 2010 at 11:26 PM  
Blogger Jen @ Just for Rachel said...

P.S. I spray painted two knobs in my kitchen ORB tonight, and am going to see how they hold up to every day wear and tear... They look so good I don't really care if they suck, I can just touch up every so often :). Thank you so much for that suggestion. Also, I am really planning on making an island in my kitchen and I have the perfect dresser for it too! http://www.justforrachel.com/2009/07/my-dresser.html here is the link to it, I just don't know if I want to ruin this dresser. Okay one more thing, you said you have the subway tile you are going to put in your kitchen...what color grout were you planning on using? I used white, but I really don't love it, I wish I had a grout that would make the white pop more. I don't know. Sorry for this crazy long comment! I promise to you give you all sorts of linky love when I post about all your great suggestions!!!

February 18, 2010 at 11:32 PM  
Blogger Suzanne said...

Beautiful. Makes me want to go out and find me a $3.99 chair!

February 19, 2010 at 12:00 AM  
Blogger Miss Obara said...

that turned out really great. what a steal!

February 19, 2010 at 10:02 AM  
Blogger Maryann @ Domestically-Speaking said...

Lovely... just like all your chair rehabs have been. Thanks for sharing again at the POPP.

February 19, 2010 at 1:15 PM  
Blogger FrouFrouBritches said...

WOW! I love it!

February 19, 2010 at 2:29 PM  
Blogger Leanne said...

I love how it turned out. The white is perfect. Good luck finding more and making them beautiful too.

February 19, 2010 at 3:15 PM  
Blogger Jennie said...

So fancy! Great job.

Jennie @ Cinnaberry Suite

February 19, 2010 at 7:10 PM  
Blogger Sandy said...

Great job, looks fab!

February 19, 2010 at 7:42 PM  
Blogger alice said...

Wow Great find and wonderful redo!
smiles, alice

February 20, 2010 at 9:26 AM  
Blogger Teri said...

Oh, I love this makeover! Well done! :)

February 20, 2010 at 12:20 PM  
Blogger Kelly @ Make It Sparkly Mama said...

Beautiful makes me want to go dig those chairs out of storage! Thanks for the beautiful post, oh and I am following you now!

February 20, 2010 at 8:16 PM  
Blogger Miss Mustard Seed said...

I am definitely a leg girl and I love those. What a pretty chair. I couldn't have resisted it, either. I also love the color choice and fabric. Great job, as always!

February 23, 2010 at 1:27 PM  

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