Saturday, April 30, 2011

A Goodwill find

Happy Saturday everyone!! This morning I went to my local Goodwill store, and look what was waiting just for me to take home :) Yup, this wonderful Vintage chair ~ the price was $13, which I didn't think was too bad ~ In order to get it into my car (which is a Sunfire Convertible), I had to put the top down, and place the chair in the back seat, then put the top back up ~ good thing it's a nice day out today, lol :) As soon as I brought it into the house, and after taking the before shot, I removed the seat, removed the vinyl ( yes vinyl!!) seat cover; used it as my template to cut out the fabric for the new covering. I'm sure many of you can recognize this gorgeous Reproduction rose barkcloth fabric, which is exclusive to Urbangardens, and sadly, out of print :( It's called Falling Roses, and is my Favorite!! I have 3 yards of this fabric, and have been waiting for the RIGHT project to use some of it for, and this chair "fits the bill" ~ the next thing I will be doing to the chair is giving it a new paint color....I was thinking white, which would be the obvious choice, but I am REALLY leaning towards painting it a very soft pale pink. I think that with the fabric color background being a cottage white, and with the soft pale pink roses it has, a pale pink color for the chair would really make the fabric really stand out quite nicely. This endeaver will have to wait until later next week when I am out doing my weekly "shopping", which at that time I can purchase the paint. Don't worry my bloggie friends, I will keep you posted once I have it all painted up and ready for you all to see :)




Just a reminder that I am still having my "Spring Cleaning" sale going on in my Esty Shoppe ~ remember to type in SPRINGCLEAN30 for the coupon code at the checkout so that you can receive 30% off your purchase (s). Have a great weekend everyone!!

15 comments:

Jan Tanis Designs said...

Great find, Brenda!! Oh, I love that fabric!!! And...I think I'd do a soft, pale pink for the paint, too! Oh...I can see it now!!

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

I've redone several chairs and always love them ~ can't wait to see yours when you are finished!

Happy PINK SATURDAY!

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

~Shabby~Prim~Delights~ said...

Love the chair....and your fabric choice for the seat is pretty. I still havent touched my bargain chairs yet...I am very slow to get things done lol. Yours will be finished before I even think about it.
HPS
Michelle

laurie said...

I was drawn here by the name of your blog,, I'm a newbie and was visiting a blog you commented on,,I think it was Shrug's,, anyway,, lovely photos and beautiful kities,,I will be back,,thankyou for sharing,,

sissie said...

Hi Brenda,
Oh how I love the rose fabric you used for the chair seat. It's going to looks so romantic.

hugs
Sissie

Annesphamily said...

That chair is going to be beautiful. You found a real bargain and great project! Have a great weekend, Anne

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

The fabric is very pretty and I like the wood tone :)
Deb

Linda Carole Bloom said...

Thirteen bucks! What a deal. I once got a framed handmade lace cherub for $1.00. But these bargains are few and far between. Yes, paint it pink! Love, Linda

Cottage Touch said...

Beautiful project HPS!

Susan said...

Brenda, I love what you did with the chair! I absolutely love that rose fabric.

Home and Heart said...

LOVE the shape and fabric! Can't wait to see it painted!

Rebecca said...

The chair is fabulous...OMGOSH...I'm faint over the price! :)

YOU DONE GOOD!

Love to you~

Rebecca

Olivia said...

Hello sweet Brenda! What a beautiful fabric you choose for your chair. I am off to check out your Etsy shop!
Happy Pink Saturday!
Hugs,
Olivia

Roselle said...

Dear Brenda:
Great find! I'm sure your makeover will be stunning! Gotta love Goodwill!
Happy PS!
xo
Roselle

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Oh, I love that fabric, it is gorgeous, why do all of the good ones get discontinued. I hate using my favorites, but this was a worthy use! Thanks for entering, wishing you luck!

Carol

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