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Vintage Office Chair Redo

by Sarah on January 28, 2013, one comment

Do you recall that $10 vintage office chair I bought last summer at my favorite local thrift store? Here it is, basically left outside with a future in dumpsters.

vintage-office-chair
I decided on a simple and affordable small black and white stripe from Premier Prints because my thrift chair needed a lot of work at the upholstery shop. And voila this is how it turned out,
office chair
office chair2

 

Make Me Over

by Sarah on June 7, 2012, 6 comments

Meet my $10 mid century office chair. Nice solid wood base on nickel casters, everything is in good working order, the wood even looks like it might be teak or something pretty and Danish looking. Worn–yes, sad—probably, hopeful–absolutely.

So my first instinct was black and white small vertical stripes. Then my next thought was some boldly colored velvet.

Visualize with me,

Care to vote?

all sources are Pinterest unless otherwise noted.

 

You Should…

by Sarah on March 23, 2012, 2 comments

consider having a traditional, antique chair reupholstered in modern fabric like so,

co-lab reupholstered chair

Co-Lab, antique chair with Studio Bon for Schumacher fabric

These antique chairs are easy to find, I see them everywhere and not just at antique stores, sometimes they are abandoned by the side of the road. Its just fun to have some crazy old accent chair in the corner or on a blank wall don’t you think?  

Happy Weekend everybody, doing anything exciting?

 

 

I wanna rock with you

by Sarah on October 5, 2011, 3 comments

Meet the new piece of furniture thats likely to appear in a nursery near you

ryder rocking chair west elm

Ryder rocking chair

There is a decent number of mamas and designers looking for a solid alternative to the Sleepytime rocker, upholstered glider or IKEA rocker in the nursery. This could be the one. If I didn’t already have a rocker, I’d want to test drive this one.

While we’re talking about West Elm, lets talk about some other cool new stuff,

striped edge duvet west elm

Stripe edge duvet

I have the striped edge sheets and love them!

favorite throw west elm

Favorite throw

I’ve been looking for an affordable throw for DC’s room, but I needed just the right color to match her shams.

linen cotton beadskirt west elm

linen cotton bedskirt

Nice basic, tailored bedskirt

egg crate west elm

Egg crate

If your fridge didn’t come with egg storage