Wednesday, September 30, 2009

~ Cleverly Covered ~

See this cute chair?

She once looked like this!!!!!! A little grimy and dated....
(but for $8.50 at GW, who with a little imagination could pass her up!)

Just needed a little love to help her look her best!

Ha! Had you fooled.... it's actually a slipcover - not a reupholster job!!
(from a roll of upholstery found at GW {where else, right!?!} for $4.50... and some cording from Hancock's for $2.00)

Makes that $15 for the whole project!!!!

Great reading spot!

Ah...... a quiet, getaway corner - just for me!
Joining in with Reinvented, A Soft Place to Land and The Dalomba Days (sorry I'm a little late!) and on Thursday The Shabby Chic Cottage and Thrifty Thursday

Joining in in Feb 2011 to the Copy Me Challenge!


the undomesticated wife said...

That's great! And I can't believe it was only $8 at GW...our GW is so overpriced..that chair would have been at least $30-$40. Good for you for snagging that baby up!

Kimm at Reinvented said...

Holy cow, you MADE that? Wow. I'm impressed. Love the throw and pillow too. Thanks for linking up to Trash to Treasure Tuesday!

Mary Ellen (megardengal) said...

The back of the chair is just as cute as the front!! You did a fantastic job on the slip cover!!

Anna See said...

what a sweet chair! it is now cute as a button. you did a great job.

Sheri said...

Very sweet! I have a little get away corner too! In fact I am there right now!

Jes said...

Ha Ha! Cute pullover, pardon the pun! hehehee!


The Crazy Suburban Mom said...

Omg you made that!!! Im floored really! fabulous!

Patti said...

You did a fabulous job - I sew a lot and know how difficult it is to make a slipcover fit as well as yours! It looks lovely

Kammy said...

I love it - great job ! I think I will come over , sit in your chair and read a book :o)

black eyed susans kitchen said...

That is a very impressive cover job. The chair looks great and that little corner looks mighty cozy.
♥, Susan

Miss Mustard Seed said...

Well done! I love being able to slip cover a piece of furniture. There is so much freedom to buy a piece with great lines and make it work. The skirt is so cute and takes a chair that looks like it should be in a waiting room and makes it homey & gorgeous. And I love finding large quantities of cute decorator fabric at thrift store and yard sales. Again, well done!

PlantSomeRoots@Lakewood said...

You knew you had to adopt that chair, give it some TLC, and it would make you forever happy. I'm impressed with your skills.
Thanks for sharing!
Living it up at Lakewood,

Nancy @ Live love laugh said...

So-$8.50 and $4.50 and a whole lot of talent! I could never make something as cute as that! Terrific!

Manuela@Pleasures of Homemaking said...

You made that slipcover! Wow, you should show how you did it cause it looks really great! Good job!


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