Posts Tagged ‘metal’


make me pretty – mid century chair

July 30, 2013

I have been a little bit distracted this summer. By this:


And this:


But I have been getting back to my furniture. I love the clean lines of this chair and I even decided not to paint the wood! Jasper helped me pick out the fabric. I re-stained the wood and painted the metal.


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If you like her, you can find her at Orange in Carytown!


a makeover in my head

April 18, 2011

I haven’t actually started working on this yet, and it is a bit of a departure from my usual furniture re-dos, but I am super excited about this and I wanted to share.

I found this kind of crazy chandelier at a yard sale today and I think it will be perfect to make a version of my dream chandelier. I need to get it re-wired (anyone know a good place in RVA?) and then I am going to get rid of the strange ropes and string wood beads there instead.

Here is my yard sale find (of course Frankie had to give it a sniff down!)

And my inspiration chandelier:

What do you think?