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1920’s Romance| A Pair of Chairs…

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June 16, 2015 by Terry

1920's chair 5Remember the 1920’s China Cabinet?

Well… it came with a VERY damaged table and 6 beautiful chairs.

Unfortunately, out of the six only two were in good shape.  The rest were missing parts of the backs or the bases of each chair. The parts of each chair that might be salvageable may be used to build one or two more only…  so sad as these are really very lovely in detail.

Before…

IMG_2303IMG_0107See the chair by the Christmas tree?  It looks amazing in the shadows but in reality it is tattered and upholstered in a 90’s forest green bed sheet… poorly done I might add…

I decided that the two that were in nice shape should be given a new look … a romantic shabby look…

1920's chair 3a grain sack striped upholstered seat…

1920's chair 7…chippy paint in linen milk paint (Miss Mustard Seed’s Linen Milk Paint) with antiquing wax.

1920's chair2 they are now ready to steal the show in the dining room … pair them up with a farm house table and some mismatched antique chairs and you have antique bliss!  (don’t forget to throw in a rustic 6 foot dining table with chunky ballister legs!  More to come on that…)1920's chair 41920's chsir 61920's chairsI love lots of pictures in a post… sorry if it’s overload!

1920's chair21920's chairsDid I mention I have flowers blooming in my little garden?  Some more of my peonies have started to bloom out and my girls all have some fresh blooms to enjoy in their rooms :0)

These two beautiful chairs are currently in my booth at The Old Creamery …

1920's chair 5

Smiles for a beautiful sunny week!

Terry

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6 thoughts on “1920’s Romance| A Pair of Chairs…

  1. So pretty! Love the grain sack. Is it an actual or did your handy dandy skills come into play here?

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  2. Hi Terry, what a great patina you have on those chairs, they really DO look like the original finishes. Beautiful job! thanks for joining in on SYS!

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  3. […] condition.  The chairs were wobbly and missing some of the support pieces.  I was able to save 2 of the chairs and give them a bit of a new […]

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Thank you so much Larissa @prodigalpieces for tagging me in today's #trashure fun!  I don't know that this French chair was trash to begin with but it certainly did make its way into being a treasure indeed! This is my most recent makeover!💕#makeover #beautiful #statementpiece #upholstery #frenchchair There are 2 sides to everything and in this makeover too!  Velvety glam on the front and a modern statement in peacock feathers hugging the back!  Soooo pretty! 💕💕#thecuratorscollection #obsessed #sofine #soglam #feathers #velvet #statementpiece #beautiful #makeover #upholstery I am obsessed!! These (there are 2!) might just be the most luxurious chairs I have ever re upholstered! Gorgeous metallics mixed with luxurious fine velvets!  Wait till you see the backside of these chairs!  They will be delivered to their home tomorrow morning!  Can't wait!! #luxury #glamglow #makeover #upholstered #stunning #thecuratorscollection #soglam #sofine #obsessed Okay... here's a peek at the "during" of these two sweet chairs. They were  my client's Nana's chairs and it is my hope that Nana would be pleased with this makeover. #nanaschair #thecuratorscollection #makeover #upholstered #velvet #newlook #soglam #metallic So this is what has been keeping me busy these days... actually there are 2 of them! Without giving away what they look like now I thought I would share what the choices for fabric were first. My client chose the print for the backside and the velvet for the front side with exquisite soft pink velvet for the welting and the arms. I also gave the orange looking wood a glamorous look with some warm silver metallic paint. I hope to share with you soon! I don't want to share the reveal before the owner has had a chance to see them :). #thecuratorscollection #upholstered #makeover #velvet #soglam #mynanas Soooooo this is my current situation.... I'm on sewing machine number three in 2 days and a deadline nearing the end in 4 days! 😬 I SWEAR ITS NOT ME! Lol... hubby is trying to fix mine after bringing me home one from one of his co-worker's wife's ... how sweet is he? 💕huge shout out of gratitude to Mrs. Schafer for helping me in a pinch! 😘🌷#stressfulday #sewing #upholstery #deadlines #sweetpeople #thankyou #gratitude

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