Well, at the time there wasn't a 'sold' mark on the tag- that happened later on in the transaction. I was so excited. Free! Who cares what the hell it is, it was free and was about to be all mine. Now what I do at estate sales may not be the correct etiquette, but it guarantees no one else will pick my treasure. I rip off the price tag and carry it around with me the rest of the sale. Most will assume, no price tag- already sold. Or they will at least have to grab someone to ask the price instead of carrying the item off.
I'm sure you're wondering what my treasures look like:
|Mmm...who doesn't love them some smellymustymoldyrippedstained fabric?|
They are not in the best shape, I know. But it was the ACTUAL shape of the chairs that had me at
Now for the plan. B and I have dreams of reupholstering this pair ourselves. But I'm a
|Aren't those the cutest feet you've ever seen?|
I can't wait til this project is finished. But that requires me to get started, which I haven't. Not even close. I'm surprised I managed to drag these chairs out of our garage to take pictures. Yeah, it's that kind of day. I have managed to sit on my ass and look for fabric. Not much luck, but I have an idea of what I want. I'm thinking something with navy and white that's organic in shape and large scale. Maybe an ikat print of some sort. But B hates Ikat, stating "it just looks blurry" every time I point something out. Who knows what we will decide on but I'll keep you posted! Now, who wants to come over a reupholster some chairs? Any takers?