Monday, April 16, 2012

Chair Reveal

Well admittedly this has taken me awhile
but finally, 
this ugly duckling has taken on a new look.
I say ugly duckling because the design of this wicker chair is a bit odd
and when we bought it on kijiji the women referred to it as her grandmother's reading chair...
let me tell you,
this is one comfortable chair for reading
and with the pillow-like back.
Most definitely a keeper.



 It needed some loving care in the form of paint and upholstery.
We painted it black and used some material that we already had to spruce up the seat and the back.

The addition of stuffing in the pillow-back has made it even more comfortable and we replaced 
the pillow
with a small roll cushion.
It just catches your lower back nicely.

I may need to clip the wings of the back a bit and give it a more rounded effect
but for now I am calling this one .....fini....done....
What do you think?
Have not been to a party for awhile so showing this off over at:

ModMix Monday
Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch
Under the Table and Dreaming
Frugalicious Friday
À Bientôt






22 comments:

  1. That looks awesome! Great job!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Anne, it came from a little 'camp' in the woods. I think you know what a 'camp' is.

      Delete
  2. It looks fab! I have a few chairs needing some TLC, I will email your plane ticket lol :)

    ReplyDelete
  3. I think I really like that chair! It looks very comfy and it's very pretty in the black paint and new fabric. Always nice to find an attractive, comfortable chair to make over.
    Hugs, Cindy

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Cindy, I was just over to see your kitchen...I love it.

      Delete
  4. I like what you did to the chair. Very nice!

    Your walls are so pretty!!! LOVE them.

    xo,
    RJ

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I am often tempted to paint those walls but my darling husband says no.....

      Delete
  5. It looks great and it really looks comfortable too!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Hi lovely lady.
    You did a beautiful job putting this chair together!! Im following on both your links now.
    I hope you will come follow me back.
    I also hope you and your family have a wonderful week.
    XXOO Diane

    ReplyDelete
  7. Tres chic! I'd call that baby done. How lucky that you already had that fabric. It's a nice blend of vintage furniture and contemporary fabric! ~ Maureen

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Oh you bet its done...this one has been staring at me for too long!

      Delete
  8. Well this was definitely worth the wait! I really like it and don't think you need to round the 'wings' at all. In fact, I think it gives it a special look and sets it off from others of its ilk. You did a fine job and I know your daughter will love having it in her dorm or apartment.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Well you are one patient lady Jill!And yes my daughter loves the 'wings' too so they will probably stay. She feels it gives the chair character.

      Delete
  9. It looks beautiful Donna! I love this old style of wicker with the built in cushioning. You did a great job! Pamela

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Me too. It is hard to find this older wicker weave.

      Delete
  10. That chair looks like the perfect chair for reading with the back cushions. It is hard to find that kind of comfort so I'm glad you took the time to refinish it. Now go and grab a book and a drink and enjoy!

    ReplyDelete
  11. This is a great upcycle. I'm lovin' that WALL!!

    ReplyDelete
  12. It looks so great. I love the use of 2 fabrics.

    Do you of anyone that makes slipcovers in Montreal. My son has a decent sofa, but the colors are not right.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Unfortunately I do not. I can ask around though. I work in Montreal but live in Quebec city so I do have a lot of friends who may be helpful. Let me check.

    ReplyDelete

You can leave a comment....totally up to you....Yep, I do love it when you do!