My Fair Ladies

April 29th, 2009

Today I searched high and low for a barstool solution for my kitchen peninsula.  Here’s what I found at Pier One:

I found these for $99 each:

And turned them into these fair ladies:

I wasn’t satisfied with the plain wood top, and I didn’t like any of Pier One’s cushions, so off to the fabric store I went to make cushions for comfort.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Found Treasures

April 28th, 2009

Yesterday I promised I’d show you my finds from Sunday’s local Antique Fair.  Okay, here goes. 

First, I found these huge genuine crystals at a lamp dealer, and haggled him into selling me six of them for $12.  [Total steal, cause these puppies retail for $7 to $10 a piece.]  

crystals

I dismantled one of my broken necklaces, and used it to attach the six almond shaped crystals to my dining room chandelier.  Read the rest of this entry »

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