|just a little tease...read more for the full reveal...|
I had theese done when I had my Happy Chair was redone...I call these my Princess Happy Chairs.
I found not one but TWO of these jewels at an auction a few months ago for $25 apiece....I bought them to sell, and then.... as so often happens, I fell in love and had to keep them for myself. There is somewhat of a princess feeling when I sit in them....and it gave much needed height to my living room.
|These chairs in their former life....ho, hum, yawn....so sad.|
I had 2 yards of fabric that I had been keeping for a while for just the right thing...I thought to myself...this might be it. I wanted the chairs from the front to feel demure and soft, and fitting for my living room decor...but from the backside I wanted a bit of WOW! And boy did I get it! This is what you see when you walk into my house....
|notice that I had them delete the tufting...|
just because a chair is tufted before doesn't mean it has to be tufted after!
Oh, and did I mention that the front fabric is DROPCLOTH!!!! Washed and bleached a few times to give it a softer hand. Trimmed with a chartreuse linen that I have had for a while. Since I didn't spend an arm and a leg on fabric, I won't feel as bad if something gets dropped on it......it is dropcloth after all RIGHT????? (at least that is the thought anyway!) I am a huge fan of using drop cloths...notice the curtains...those are drop cloths too! People almost fall OFF of their chairs when I tell them....I should just let them think I used linen...but this girl can't keep a secret...especially when it has to do with decor that doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg.
Just in case you are disappointed that these chairs aren't for sale...No worries there will be more chairs for sale when The Collected Home gets in full swing the beginning of the New Year! Great things to come....
I won't be posting until the New Year....so I guess I will See ya next year!
Linking up to a drop cloth party over at Cottage and Vine. Where you can see a ton more drop cloth love.