Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Back in the Saddle

It's been a while since I scored a thrift store bargain ... haven't had the time or inclination (or the space) to do much shopping recently.  While I was out and about earlier today, I decided to make a quick cruise past my favorite thrift store ... and struck gold.



Two chairs, perfect size, AND with matching ottomans on casters!

I flipped these babies upside down and inspected each of them thoroughly.  There's no brand label that I could find, but they're sturdy and comfortable and in really good condition.  I also sniffed them all over to see if there was any tell-tale stinkiness.  Finding none, I practically skipped all the way to the cashier to pay for them.

I have been looking for a matched pair of club chairs for a while now.  I figured I'd come up with ottomans later, as I thought that any chairs I found at a decent price CERTAINLY wouldn't come with ottomans.  Patience pays off, and this set is perfect!!! 

Next ... I have to clear my sewing room out enough so I have room to work on the slipcovers.

13 comments:

  1. You are back in the groove! Love those chairs with matching ottomans. They look comfy! Can't wait to see them with new slipcovers! hugs, Linda

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  2. Don't ya love when that happens?!

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  3. Love junking but several of my rooms now NEED very specific things in EXACT sizes.

    More expensive as I finish a room.

    Feel sorry for meth users. Their high couldn't have been as good as yours finding this pair.

    Garden & Be Well, XO T

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  4. They look great, but I can't wait to see you work your magic on them!

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  5. Those are looking GREAT and I can't wait to see them recovered. I love them! xo Diana

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  6. Wooo hoo! What a great find! Are you going to do the dropcloth technique on them....? :)

    xoxo laurie

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  7. I AM leaning toward slipcovering them with dropcloth ... mainly because I'm pretty sure that I already have enough of them on hand to do it, and it makes the job feel like it's almost free. :)

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  8. Score! Congrats on your find! And you'll always remember when you bought them--during the Olympics, right?

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  9. Drop cloths all the way Baby!!!!!

    I have chairs like these (thrift shop find) and they are super comfortable. You will make them beautiful, I'm sure.

    janet xox
    The Empty Nest

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  10. There is nothing better than a pair of club chairs with ottomans! Recliners don't hold a candle to those comfy chairs! Great find!

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  11. What a fantastic find! I'm looking forward to seeing them slipcovered. I have some like yours that I bought new and they came with slipcovers only I just have one ottoman. Anyway, it's always fun to follow your projects.

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  12. Nice find! I hope you post when you do the slipcovers. I've always been intimidated by the task and admire those that tackle making them.

    Cindy at Rosehaven Cottage

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  13. wow what a deal! have fun covering them and don't forget to post pix

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