Jul 22, 2012 7.08.07 PM
     Ok, y’all I’m going to put my best face forward and do what I do best; talk about design and stuffSmile.  Let’s cheer up and have some fun, shall we? I am blessed to have each of you as a reader and friend and I appreciate all of your support from the bottom of my heart.
     O.K. so, I always wonder why great design has to be so out of reach for folks like myself who actually have a budget. Do you ever have that thought? For e.g., I am smitten with DWR but cannot afford most of the things I love there. So far, I’ve bought only 3 or 4 pieces from them, BUT, I really cannot make it a habit to shop there; way to exorbitant, plus, I. have. children to. clothe. and. feed.
     What’s the alternative; shopping smartly with a sharp eye and seeing the potential in pieces. The beauty above is a vintage Adrian Pearsall.  It caught the hubby’s eyes a couple months ago when we were visiting a store called hipsteriamodern in Raleigh. If you’re in Raleigh, N.C., they are worth a trip!  He got it home, chose the fabric and dropped it off at the same gentleman who reupholstered my rocker and ottoman.  Now that it’s home, I think the hubby is going to have to go hunting for another chair for himself when he returns. This is MINE!!Smile.  Do you notice the depth and the height; sheer comfort I tell you! DWR “ain’t got nothing on me”!!:-
Here’s the Before:

before pic from hipsteria
Pretty fabric and colour but it  was worn and the frame of the chair though very sturdy needed just a bit of work

I think all that is needed now is a tiny ottoman and  one of Jill’s throw pillows from her Live Like You store(another must stop to shop!).  The hubby did great didn’t he? Of course, the chair is not in its desired location in the house because Baby Ian and his things have taken over all the prime real estate in the house. XX


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