Chippendale-ish chairs, circa 1919

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Mahogany chairs - with gray paint & light distressing

These chairs are another customer order, from the great couple that I just finished the Duncan Phyfe table for . They’d been buried under layers and layers of paint for years. ¬†Really. Ugly. Paint. ¬†With a flat finish at that. Yuck. I could just picture how gorgeous they were going to look around that table, when they’re finished. Can’t you? This is the vibe we were going for…..and I think we nailed it!

The chairs got a gorgeous coat of medium gray paint in a satin finish, a little light distressing around the edges, and I finished up with a clear coat of wax to seal them.
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Mahogany Foyer Bench

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Wrought iron vanity seat – Ikat

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This poor little seat was just begging to be rescued from it’s frumpy ways. I covered up all the gold streaks on the wrought iron frame, and added a modern, chic, gorgeously golden Ikat print. And the colors are neutral enough to fit into any decor. It’s the perfect seat for the front door, for putting on shoes. Or maybe in front of your vanity. It would even look great in the bathroom!
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Set of 4 Chippendale style chairs

This item has been sold IMG_7332These beautiful Chippendale style chairs were in fantastic shape. Aside from the ho hum cream fabric and the mahogany stain, they were structurally sound and in fantastic condition for vintage chairs. All they needed was a little paint and fabric and voila, new chairs! The set includes 2 armless chairs, and 2 captain’s chairs.  I painted them with the same color as this adorable country style, solid pine table – they make the perfect set for your kitchen or breakfast nook!
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