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Monday, June 7, 2010

Lawn Chair Makeover

A quick little B&A.

These chairs have a lot of meaning for me.  My mom had a set of four on our patio at home, but gave them to my aunt (her sister) because she’d been looking for a something like this.

I found these two at a garage sale a few years ago.  My aunt has the 4 that used to be at my parents.

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They definitely needed a little sprucing up, though.  Nothing a can of black spray paint and some outdoor fabric (that I’ve had for years) couldn’t fix!

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Now, I’d really like 4 more.  Aunt Rosie?  Are you listening?  Just kidding.  They’re perfect in her space and I’d never try to steal them from her…well, almost never.

 

But anyway, there is a junk shop near me that has had a set of 5 in their yard for years.  Stopped there Friday and they want $30 a chair!  NO, THANK YOU!!!  I told them they were not worth that much, because the seats were completely rotted out, so I am waiting to hear back from the owner (who wasn’t there Friday) so we can do some haggling.  Wish me luck!  I get nervous in these situations. :)

8 comments:

  1. They look fabulous, Katie!! Good luck in your haggling! :)

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  2. Love the makeover you did! That sassy red fabric is perfect!

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  3. Good luck! And if Aunt Rosie has an Aunt Rosie with a couple more, I'd love to have them ;) So cool!

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  4. Oh, I hope you are able to get them. That would be great! Don't get nervous. All they can say is no and then you can just keep hunting.

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  5. Those are so cute. Good luck talking the owner down. $30 is way too much.

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  6. I really like those chairs, and while 4 might be preferred, 2 with a little bistro table would be perfect! You've done a great job restoring them. FAB!!

    Thanks for stopping by DesignTies yesterday... by all means, copy away!! ;-)
    Victoria

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  7. I love that chair redo...so happy and bright now...yes you do need more "Aunt Rosie"!~

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  8. It looks brand new now! Loving the red cushion too.

    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and becoming a follower! <3

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