The Chairs I Can’t Get Rid Of

by Liz Dowling

Well, my 25 year-old chairs are recovered – again.

I wrote a post about them in May.  I have been dying to TOSS both and get something new!

Family protests (girls want them) and a dog who fits perfectly in a little nook pushed me to do a quick update instead.

I took the skirts off the chairs and ottoman and added new wooden feet.

I restuffed all the cushions with fresh down.

Vibrant new Kravet chenille fabric should extend the life of these chairs another 4-5 years.  Lucky me!

I will admit, the chairs look “fresher” and it was definitely a more reasonable alternative than buying everything new.

I am still not crazy about the scroll arms and bulky back cushions though…..

The money I saved not buying new chairs, I am planning on using towards a kitchen “reasonable redesign” that I am gearing up for in the fall!  That project I am REALLY excited about.

Here is the original post about the chairs before…….

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Lucia August 23, 2017 - 8:04 am

Love the new look!

Elizabeth Dowling August 23, 2017 - 8:12 am

Thanks Lucia!

Toni August 23, 2017 - 8:30 am

So pretty! But where did that gorgeous vase come from? I love it.

Amy Harden August 23, 2017 - 8:31 am

I know those chairs!! Mad for that vase!

Elizabeth Dowling August 23, 2017 - 11:31 am

Everyone in my life knows these chairs! 🙂

missie fahey August 23, 2017 - 10:41 am

Lookin great! I love that chenille! xo

Elizabeth Dowling August 23, 2017 - 11:32 am

Thanks Missie – will extend the life of the chairs even longer…..

Anonymous August 25, 2017 - 2:31 pm

They look great …maybe being “stuck” with them for a few more years won’t be so bad!

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