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the chairs: progress

by Stacie Bloomfield / 5 comments

Remember this inspirational post about my dream dining room table and chairs? Well, I got my fabulous table. Then I began "collecting" inexpensive wooden chairs that I could paint the same color in order to unify the decor.

Can I tell you that I have had the hardest time finding inexpensive chairs? Everyone wants like $40 for a chair? Come on people! If I am going to buy a beaten, old, squeaky chair, the price must be right. Nevertheless, I have found and painted 2 such chairs, with a 3rd waiting in the wings for a nice sanding and paint job.
I decided to paint the chairs the same color as our fireplace to attempt to tie the color schemes of the two rooms together. Plus, I have a good half a gallon of the sagey green paint left, so I saved a bit of money too!

I will keep you updated on my progress!



  • CAPow! on

    I love them! great color!

  • Meg on

    love the color stacie! i’m thinkin’ your dining room set is going to look pretty awesome when it’s all done – look forward to seeing it!

  • Gingiber on

    Colleen, Thanks! Glad you like them! Here’s the link to the blog post with the table. It is simple and square and we found it at a thrift shop.


  • dear colleen on

    wow these look great – can’t wait to see the whole set. Do you have a dinning table yet?

  • MandiCoulter on

    ooo so pretty and a great thrifty idea :)

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