It's been a pretty lousy couple of weeks at sophie junction ... though maybe I'll whine about it later, since the week seems to be ending on a pleasant note. The upholsterer delivered these chairs this morning and I am very pleased with the result.
I bought the chairs when I moved to Dallas (after donating ALL my living room furniture in Michigan). I found them on Craigs list. They were in rough shape, upholstered in a pale green silk that was falling apart, but they had great bones and I could tell that they were once fine furniture.
Then I got stuck, both in making a decision about what fabric/color to cover them with and finding someone to do the work.
Earlier this year, I went on the hunt for a large scale organic print. I remembered that some of Jane Sassaman's fabric had been printed on lightweight canvas for home deco ... and the hunt began. I found an Etsy vendor, Imagine Fabric, with a 15 yard bolt of this print from Prairie Gothic and I knew it was the one.
Didn't John's Upholstery do an amazing job in wrapping that large print around the chair (and getting everything to end up symmetrical and matching)?
Next home deco project on the horizon . . . painting a floor cloth using these colors. I'm thinking thick and thin stripes in blue, red, green and pink.