Thursday, January 7, 2010

cute salon chairs

As some of you know (and for those of you who do not know!) I am now working from home!! Yep, that's right. We finished out part of our basement & made it a salon :) I love love LOVE it. I am especially loving it now that it is freeeeezing and I never want to leave the house! Anyway, finishing out part of our basement pretty much broke us so when it came to furnishing the salon, I had to do the cheapest .... but cutest :) ..... things possible. I will do a post very soon with pics of the salon, but right now I want to show you the chairs that I did for the waiting area. My mom had these old antique chairs.. Note: Please excuse the mess in the basement :)

The first thing I did was try to find some cute fabric to cover the chairs with. I looked everywhere. Nothing was really standing out that I wanted. That's when my mom introduced me to The Fabric Gallery in Nashville. (Again, what would I do without her?!) This place has THE cutest fabric ever.

This was a very easy project. I just spray painted the chairs black and re-covered them! Ta-Da!

I just LOVE the way the red looks with the aqua walls! Here is another chair that I did but used a cute black and white giraffe pattern :)
I am linking this to Shanty to Chic's website. Please check out their website to see other cute things we did without our hubbys!
I am also linking this to The DIY Show & Tell Suprise Party. Yay! Because I just love parties :)

More pics of my new salon coming soon! Also, a few other projects I'm working on..

11 comments:

  1. Looks great! How awesome to have your salon at home!

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  2. good job! They look fabulous!

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  3. Love the new chairs. They stand out against the blue walls. Great job. Congrats on being able to work from home. There is nothing like it any better.

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  4. Great job! Love the fabric. I'd love if you linked these up to my Power of Paint party on Wednesdays.

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  5. Red and aqua are my absolute favorite colors together, and that coupled with the crisp contrast of the black and white - I'm just blown away! I love the total effect - well done!!!

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  6. darling chairs - they turned out beautiful!

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  7. I love anything black and white and these are not different! I love the chairs - they turned out great!

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  8. They're awesome! You did an amazing job! I really love the fabric - the entire new look is perfect! I'm new to your blog (thanks for linking your creativity to the DIY Show & Tell)! It's so nice to meet you! I'm a new follower. :)

    Roeshel

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  9. Wow, what awesome creativity!
    I love the chairs!!

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