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Giraffe Chairs

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I have small obsession with jungle animals, back when I taught, my class room decor was jungle themed, my kids nursery was all zoo animals, and even now, whether my boys care for it or not, they have a jungle themed room.







I paid a grand total of $1.00 for both chairs...the green one from a thrift store and the blue one from a curbside dump. While sturdy, they needed some TLC. 

Originally I was going to make two different chairs so I didn't have to repaint the blue one...lazy choice. BUT, I've been studying other booth owners' blog posts and Paige from A Junk Chick Life swears that she will only sell chairs in pairs, single chairs just don't move. 


So, heeding her experience and wisdom, I made two giraffe chairs. The fabric was a remnant piece and the giraffe pattern was a fat quarter deal. The green chair was "sealed" first with packing tape before adding the fabric. Then, the fabric was coated with a fabric stiffener.
They were priced separately...just in cas…

I've got the blues...furniture that is.

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Navy Nightstand with Paint Stick Top Look familiar? Its the same look as this navy end table. Things have slowed down a bit in the booth so I'm recreating items that have sold in my booth previously, hoping to unlock the magic...rents coming up.  The navy color really complements this dumpster dive nightstand. It turned out so well my husband hinted at painting his dresser the same, its a dresser that really needs a makeover, again. (In an ignorant newbie mistake I painted grain sack stripes on a mid-century modern style dresser...didn't.mesh.well.at.all.)


 Converted Drawer to Storage Ottoman
My insistent assistant "helped" show off this sturdy concoction...its a cousin to Frankenstein's monster with all the random pieces that came to together to give it life. I really wish there was a place for this in my home, so many fun elements all pulled together, it is one of my favorite created projects.

That reclaimed wood lid turned out so beautifully that it'll be a &…