Tuesday, February 9, 2010

HOW IS THIS FOR A CURB SIDE FIND?

This is my curb side find.  It was put out in the rain and looked like it was a good chair.  Just needed a little TLC.  I forgot to take pictures of it in its ugly duckling stage, but it had paint spattered all over it.  But, thank goodness it was water based paint and I scrubbed it all off with one of those little nylon dish scrubbers.  Looks pretty good.  The seat was in good shape too, vinyl olive green, but I wanted flowers so I redid the cushion.  I will be taking it to the Cleburne Antique Alley.  It will be perfect for someone's desk and who knows I may run across one of those. Hope everyone is having a great Tuesday.
Hugs, Pat

21 comments:

CARMELINA LOUNSBURY said...

Don't you just love a delicious curb side find! You did a nice job restoring it and giving it a new life...

thanks for sharing...always inspiring to meet a fellow artist and creative being!

come on over and see me sometime too...

ciao

SharDon Exclusives said...

Lovely chair! I think going dumpster diving is so much fun and curb finds are even better...lol
Sharon

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

What a great find, and it looks just gorgeous now. You did a wonderful job. Hugs, Marty

Colleen said...

Wow! You did great! It really looks good..Nice save :-)

My Vintage Studio said...

Hi Pat. Nice chair. I also like the 2 chairs you did in the earlier post.

Hope you are doing well.
Hugs, Sharon

Patti's Artful Design said...

I have often said that I need to take a road trip to Texas....goodness you people find some awesome things!! Pat, the chair looks wonderful! Good luck at the sale!

Rebecca said...

Um...I didn't mean to leave it outside. Can you bring it back, please?

Love to you~

Rebecca

Candy said...

Love to rescue abandoned pieces and the print you chose is very pretty.
Thanks for stopping by to put your name in for my goodies. Good luck!

Then and Now at Collected Treasures said...

Pata,
Awesome find. Love what you did with it. Hope to see you Fri if the weather permits.
xxC.

Cami @ Creating Myself said...

Gotta love curbside freebies! The chair has great lines...I see why you snatched it up. Hope to see you Friday!

THE HOME THAT LOVE BUILT said...

The chair looks nice Pat. Don't work too hard getting ready for spring flea markets.

Blessings,
Brook

www.MaisonStGermain.com said...

What a treasure. I love the fabric you used. You are right, it would be perfect with a desk. Happy hunting:)
~Debra
Blog: Capers of the vintage vixens

Rebecca said...

Hello
Thanks for stopping by and leaving such a nice comment!
Your chair is great, nice find...
Hope you have a great weekend
Blessings
Rebecca

Charlene said...

GOOD JOB!!!!!!!! You always have the LUCK finding goodies for nothing or next to nothing. What pretty lines that chair has. Sorry I haven't been around much lately. This work stuff has had me buried knee deep. But, I think I see light at the end of the tunnel & I DON'T Think It Is A Train!

Also, I wanted to let you know I have you solder tip. That order came yesterday. Talk to you soon. HUGS! Charlene

~Tonja~ said...

Oh my what a sweet find..love what you did to it...don't you just love finding stuff like that...I do...
Have a Happy Valentine's Weekend...
Sweet Blessings...
Tonja

Shari from Big Yellow Farmhouse said...

Hi Pat! I am so happy to be back visiting you. This chair was sure a sweet find! How nice that the paint spatters would scrub right off without chemicals. You made it beautiful by recovering the seat! How I love large scale florals - looks just right on this chair. Thanks for the encouragement over at my place. Happy Valentine's weekend!!

Candy said...

Hey just had to share something I just discover. There is a list of TEXAS BLOGGING GALS.
http://texas-blogginggals.blogspot.com/
It may take me a while but I hope to visit all soon.
Just thought of you and Charlene when I got a visit from a Dallas gal this morning.
Are you out playing in the snow ;-)

tarnishedandtattered.blogsot.com said...

Okay Pat, you have offically taken over my spot as the 'chair girl'! Love a curb side find! You turned a frog into a prince. Lisa
Happy V Day friend, I'm bummed we got snowed out. Maybe we can reschedule next week?

Monica@The White Bench said...

Hello Pat! Thanks for stopping by and for your lovely comment!
I also love remaking old chairs, I had posted some in the past, but unfortunately those posts are no longer available on my blog. I was just thinking of posting them again!
Great job! Love the fabric you chose.
Have a nice week,
Monica.

Diana said...

So glad you found my Texas-Blogging Gals. Will get you on the next updated list!

Enjoyed a first visit here. Come see me at my personal blog, too, real soon.

Miss Sandy said...

I love trash day on the west side of our town, you can find the best curbside finds. The chair looks great!