Tuesday, October 21, 2008

More Blue Changes

Yep, I was right, we have had more snow! It didn't stick here in the valley though, just in the mountains (which makes my snowboard lovin' kids thrilled!). I tell you what, it takes a good cold night and snow to make a person really appreciate their hot tub. Getting to it is never fun, but once you are in, ahhh!

So I recovered another chair to match the last one I did. Here is the before, well the after from when I ripped off the nasty, filthy fabric that was on it, but the before from when I recovered it Ü.
And here is the after, well the almost after, I still am going to buy nailhead trim to put around the bottom and on the arms. I still may uncover the arms, but they were covered before and have lots of holes in them.

This table was a $10 thrift store find. You can't tell from the before picture (because I took it after I had sanded it), but the top was badly scratched and had marker on it. I sanded it, and then used a walnut gel stain on it. It is not perfect, but nothing in my home is. I really like the oval table--it seems less obtrusive.


And finally, although I have shared lots of pictures of my sweet girl, you haven't had the joy (come on, it a joy to see my sweet kids Ü) of seeing her playing her fall sport, soccer. Do you think that tongue sticking out means she's the next Michael Jordan?


8 comments:

  1. Those make overs look nice! The chair is great!

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  2. What a pretty chair makeover--you did a beautiful job!

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  3. Great job on the chair! It looks fantastic!

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  4. You do a wonderful job refishining furniture. Cute kids too. :)

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  5. Good save on the table! Marker can be hard to deal with, sanding it out is about all you can do, it will bleed through primer if you are painting.

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  6. Both look fantastic!
    Hugs,
    Sher

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  7. It is so nice to meet you. Thanks so much for stopping by. I too love brown but right now I am loving orange and yellow with it. Please stop by again.

    LeAnn

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  8. Thank you for the comment on my blog. I'm glad you stopped by! I love the chair. I would be tempted to fill those holes in the arms and stain or paint. The curve of the arm is beautiful!

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Thanks so much for taking the time to comment, I really appreciate your kind words!