Wednesday, July 14, 2010

on furniture, flowers and friends

Being in a new house has a way of motivating me to do all the little decorating projects I've been putting off.  I painted and recovered an old chair I got for $15 on my birthday.  I realized too late that I never took a "before" photo of my chair so I dug this one out of the archives.  It's more fun anyway because it also has my sweet friends in it (whom I miss so very much already).
friends and our finds
And now that old chair looks like this...
my new old chair
The fabric came from one of my favorite Etsy shops, Sew Love Fabrics.  They have the best selection and incredibly fast shipping (I got my order in two days!)
We used the same paint on our beat up old coffee table and now it looks like new as well.  Today I looked at it's bare, shiny surface and realized how much I miss my flowers.  I went hunting around outside and found some things for a vase and now my table looks like this...
my new favorite corner
Proof that you can always find something worth bringing in.


  1. Great job! It looks awesome! You have such a knack at turning simple things into treasures.

  2. Wow! Impressive!
    Missing the fact that you are not only 7 hrs north of us :( am sure we would have to come by to see everyone if you were still in Jax,NC....but Quantico is so far that we'll have to wait a while :) luv d

  3. Love the chair, table and flowers. I'm glad you're making your new house a "home" for your wonderful family. You have great talents.
    Love you all,
    Aunt Katherine

  4. Hello beautiful 3 column makeover! LOVE IT! LOVE THE CHAIR TOO!


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