I've covered them with slipcover chair covers and I've even painted one black and put a chair pad on it. Never really excited about them.
Once the chairs were painted, I wanted to add some material with my favorite "go to" nailhead trim. I picked some leftover fabric from the curtain panel I turned into a shower curtain.
The end result: A vintage chic look and a great place to sit and people watch as I sip on a much deserved glass of wine.
And the LAMP:
The final step was applying some antique walnut stain I had on hand.
And the cherry on top, if you will, is adding a vintage light bulb.
This vintage trunk was left behind from a previous owner in a house we purchased and sold a few years ago. Can you believe it? Trunks are the bomb right now. I love it when things like that happen to me!
It is perfect as a coffee table for the kids to play board games and bang it as much as they like. Who cares?
There are still labels on the trunk dating back to 1914.
So, there you have it! Some pieces collecting dust in my basement found an official home.
The best part is I paid NOTHING to do these projects. I just used what I had on hand.
What do you think? Do you have a love for things vintage?
From my HOUSE to your HOUSE, HAPPY HUNTING!
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