This post is entered in Miss Mustard Seed's Copy Me Challenge.
These grain sack covered chairs are everywhere. Every decorating magazine and blog I come across has used the grain sacks in different and creative ways. Using them as upholstery material to cover a chair is one of my favorites.
Since I didn't have access to any authentic old grain sacks, I had to try to copy one.
First, I saw this pretty needlepointed chair in a resale
shop for $45 - it has beautiful carving and lines.
|I'm sure someone spent many hours doing |
this painstaking work, but it was old and
very dirty. It had seen its day.
|The details in the wood are beautiful.|
But, it's time for a change . . .
|Before . . .|
With a little white paint, a stencil, and some natural linen to recover the seat and back, the chair has been revamped to look a little more up to date.
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(Someday, when I come upon a REAL grain sack, I'll redo the chair.
But for now, it's close enough to the real thing for me!)