tag: yardsale

you know me, if we ever move (which we’ve been doing a lot of lately) i’ll have several projects on my to-do-list to accomplish. since we’ve arrived at our new home, i’ve been a frequent yardsaler and regular at the hardware store. while on one of my rummage expeditions i found these chairs. i snatched them up for 50¢ each- and though they were good and sturdy, they needed a thorough cleaning up.

and that’s exactly what the got! after removing the spider webs, hosing them off and peeling back what seemed to be several years of disgusting chair covers (gross), i got down to the gold.

and voila! going for that old-beachy kind of feel, i gave them a solid sanding all over and then a good white wash (following these instructions from d*s). i recovered the chairs using some brand new batting and some of my favorite prints.

before and after

before and after

what do you think? i feel pretty good about this $1.50 spent.

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1/2 off garage sale!

April 21, 2011

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yard sale
hi friends! are you tired of me posting about our garage sale yet? well, i’ve got good news. this will be the last time!

our big move is this weekend, which means EVERYTHING MUST GO! take 50% off all items (excluding furniture). go ahead, take a looksies! sale ends tomorrow!

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