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Monday, August 2, 2010

Sweet Pink Mixture

One my many Chairs I have re-upholstered, I choose to go with shades of pink, for that girl in all of us, but with a Shabby Touch.

The Chair was originally dark wood, with a vanilla satin textured fabric.

With some Lovely Soft White, Distressing & then a mixture of fabrics.

I used pink chenille for the seat cushion bottom-top and for the sides as well,Then a soft sweet pink pin stripe Cotton for the arms, edge front of cushion, a flannel floral for base of frame work and back, and lastly I used a pretty pink check for the piping to accent it all together.

I also love to include matching pillows with all of my chairs, So i used the pink pin striped Cotton on one side and the floral flannel on the opposite side and then added buttons in the pink chenille.
The Cushion is totally removable,

I guess the girl in me always love the pinks, How Darling would this look in a Nursery or a little girls room, Or in a Baby shoppe or shucks even in my room.

16 comments:

  1. You are a genius. I love your garbage find (CD holder turned organizer), what a talent. One day I will stop by your shoppe when I'm in the area.

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  2. This is gorgeous. I love a chair with contrasting fabric. You have done a great job.. How did you attach the piping? Did you just hot glue with the seam on the underside? I am in the middle of some chairs and not sure how to do this.
    Angex

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  3. Love it! I wish I could do this!

    p.s. I'm having a Anthropologie giveaway if it interests you! xo

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  4. Oh Karryann, your chair makes my heart go pitter patter. You are SO GOOD!!! I bet people come in your store and just go nuts over your furniture. I know I would.

    xo
    LeAnn

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  5. Love it! I I love the transformation and the married fabrics are perfect for this chair! Did you by chance see my recent post about the french settee I bought? TONS of button tufting! My button tufting never comes out like I plan- how do you get yours to look so good? Anyway, your chair is gorgeous!

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  6. Very inspiring! I myself just got 2 wingbacks this past wkend from a garage sale for $20!!! I can't wait until I can share the after pictures. It will be first big reupholster project though... Im a bit nervous I must admit. Do you have any tips???
    Beautiful chair!

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  7. It's beautiful! So soft and feminine! I love your mixture of different fabrics. You do stunning work!

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  8. So happy that you stopped by the blog! Nice to find you as well.....love the new family room couch too!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  9. I love your work, I think you do an amazing job. I have followed your blog since I found you on Cranberry Cottage's blogroll.

    I just wanted to let you know I have an award for you on my blog.

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  10. Ahhhh...she is sooooo PRETTY in PINK!!!! She looks outstanding after her makeover.

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  11. Love it, beautiful! I am your newest follower!

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  12. so pretty...and i especially love the distressing you did on the wood - it looks so authentic:) any tips on your technique? mary

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  13. Your chair is very pretty, so is your blog!! I like the inspiration here, and beauty!

    Thank you so much for visiting my blog, leaving a thoughtful comment, and for becoming a new Follower! Very sweet, indeed! :)

    You have a new follower too!
    Have a wonderful day!
    @}~`}~~~ Gloria

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