Tuesday, December 21, 2010

A Chair in Pink and Green.


Wow! I'm so excited I'm getting views from folks all over the country. Thanks so much for taking a look my blog. Please come back often. I'd love it if you would post a comment-I'd appreciate the feedback. As promised, I have a new project highlighting a favorite color combination, pink and green. Let me tell you about the origin of this little piece. My husband and I own a small apartment house, and the tenants occasionally leave things behind-usually a huge pain in the patoody! By law, we must hold the items for 30 days, after that it's-see ya lata. But, we're a bit lazy and some of the stuff sits around in the basement.  One night, thinking I needed to add a chair to a desk in my guest room, I had a vision of some chairs in a corner of the apartment building. I was up at six and heading over to see if they were as good as I imagined. Yup! They were! Well, at least one would do-four would be a bit much. One would be just unique enough for the guest room. Here's the beauty, herself. I tossed the seat cushion and back before I took the picture. Picture black paisley embossed vinyl.




My guest room is-you guessed it-pink and green. So I picked myself up a can of Rust-oleum Painter's Touch in green apple and went at it.

I'll let you in on a secret. Polka dots make my head swirl, I love them so. If they're orange; I just about die. But orange polka-dots are left for another day. Today it's pink!
I've had this stapler for-I'll bet-thirty years. Santa, please bring me a Ryobi nailer/stapler. I've been very good!


Secret #2-Monograms, numbers, symbols, I love them all!


Hurray! A new chair for nothin' save a can of spray paint and a yard of fabic.




8 comments:

  1. karen, that is adorable! it is so fun, and i love the added monogram- it completes it!

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  2. Wow! Great re-do! Saw this on Primitive & Proper.

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  3. Akk..I LOVE that chair! Your so amazingly lucky to have 3 left! Its so perfect for polka dots!

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  4. I love it!! It really adds some fun to your room, and you must have a smile on everytime you sit in it :)

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  5. Adorable transformation. Terry

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  6. Great job, mom! That chair is unbelievable. Good thing there are theree left so you can make me one (or two) for my new apartment!!!

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  7. Love this chair! I wanted to let you know, i've nominated you for the Stylish Blogger Award. Check it out at:http://mycreativeescapes.blogspot.com/2011/02/yippy-i-won-awardstylish-blogger-award.html

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