BARTERING, can be a beautiful, beautiful thing.
Just look what I struck a deal for…..
How’s THAT for a WILD chair??
Sit and relax for a minute, and I’ll tell you the tale of how it became m-i-n-e.
I got it from my friend, Michelle, owner of Stitch A Wish Designs. (This is her blog, and this is her web site. ) Michelle is an amazing boutique-style designer of all kinds of things, and I have featured her and her work, here on my blog before. Well, I had learned while reading her blog, that she had gotten a Victorian-style sofa at this great little antique store nearby, called the Antique Chapel, which I frequent myself. But with the sofa she really wanted, came 2 chairs she had to take also. This chair above, was a nasty mess. A dusty pink, extremely worn velvet, that was filthy too. Imagine. (Or see Michelle’s blog posts a few pages back, for all of the gory-to-glory photos….later. There’s a different post on each of her 3 pieces she took, so you’ll have to look through them.) Well, Michelle turned the chair into what you see above. I believe this piece was only her 2nd re-upholstery project, ever, (the sofa being her first), but it was sure good enough for me.… Read More