Monday, January 25, 2010

Church Rummage Sale


Early one Saturday morning my good friend Jennifer and I found this charming wicker chair,  belonging to a set of six additional wicker pieces.  As I riffled through my pocket,  I could barely get the moe out fast enough. Jennifer graciously  offered to haul the MOTHER LOAD home for me. Her pick-up truck was stuffed full,  from top to bottom!! That's when I realized I love and adore this wonderful lady . . . We had the giggles as we drove away . . .



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After further inspection I realized the paint was original.   My thoughts were to paint or not to paint ????

I finally decided the chair needed a fresh coat of paint.  I custom mixed Oil based raw umber thinned with paint thinner.




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My creative friend Jennifer collects & sells antiques and mentioned that she had a European 1956 antique grain sack,  surprisingly she loaned it to me. You can probably guess where it ended up ??????



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The wear on the grain sack makes it so charming !!! It’s ONE-OF-A-KIND. . .



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The woven reed on the wicker is all intact.




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I was able to use the whole grain sack for this reversible stylish cushion(with a zipper)!



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Happy Monday Everyone !!



  1. Gorgeous! love it! and Love Jen. she is the best! Very creative. Stunning chair. lulu

  2. What a treasure!!

    Thanks for visiting Bright, Bold, and Beautiful today ~~

    xoxo Laura

  3. My goodness that is one stunning chair - divine!! x

  4. OMG love the grain sack pillow on the wicker chair. What a find! I need to start looking for a grain sack!


  5. Oh, such fun! That chair would fit in perfectly in my home. :) Thanks for sharing!



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