Cost? $0.00 Value of Sitting Sometimes? Priceless! (photo)

des_arc_ya_yaNovember 3, 2007

Running through some photos this afternoon and realized that I could "show off" my curbside shopped chair. Already had the red paint. Recovered the seat in a piece of an old vinyl tablecloth. I've used it long enough in my kitchen for an extra chair that the cat has started "working" on the seat. Sure glad it wasn't $100 a yard upholstery fabric! LOL

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Wow weeeeeee!
That is my kinda sitting pretty !!!
U know I am just the gal who drives down the street and that curb side stuff just jumps in my van!!!
and I am with you... the paint is there and magic happens someone's discard.... becomes our treasures and we can sit down and say THANKS !!!Priceless !!!!!!!
You did a great job !! I love the RED and the matching hutch
your dishes look soooooo prettty !
AHHHHHH ! Free stuff !
Good pictures - thanks for sharing!
God Bless !

    Bookmark   November 3, 2007 at 9:13PM
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I love that whole little setting there! Love the cabinet, love the dishes, and love the chair! I never used to care very much for red, but it is now my favorite color! Great job!

    Bookmark   November 4, 2007 at 12:02PM
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That looks great! I'm still working up the nerve to pick things up from the curb. I missed my chance a couple of weeks ago at the house just across the street from me. A great chair, headboard,etc. I t was late when I got home & was gonna get it in the morning, well......morning was too late. Seeing this will make me get it when I see it. Great job & for free too!

    Bookmark   November 4, 2007 at 12:15PM
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You have such good curbshopping by you ....... your chair is awesome !

    Bookmark   November 4, 2007 at 3:32PM
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Wow! Love the retro look of it all! Nice job on the chair.

    Bookmark   November 4, 2007 at 6:27PM
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Gosh, is that ever cute! And very smart with that checkerboard tablecloth look!

I love curbshopping chairs. It seems they're fairly easy to find, and there are so many great ways to fix them up-- as you've proven here!


    Bookmark   November 5, 2007 at 7:46AM
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Love your chair! The red and white check is perfect for it. Love your cabinet and dishes too. ;o) Luvs

    Bookmark   November 6, 2007 at 1:24AM
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    Bookmark   November 8, 2007 at 11:23AM
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AWESOME, AWESOME, AWESOME - what a great way to cover a chair seat, I love it.


    Bookmark   November 10, 2007 at 6:01AM
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Very nice choice of colors, it's perfect with the dishes! Love it all!

    Bookmark   November 10, 2007 at 1:37PM
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Thanks, guys. I appreciate the compliments. Sometimes it's nice to see old familiar things through someone else's "new" eyes!

Just looked at (somebody's???) all white chair and flowerpot with a green plant in it and thought it was gorgeous! Better get out and find me another chair! LOL

    Bookmark   November 20, 2007 at 11:28AM
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