Tag Archives: painted chairs

Mixing Old and New in Your Design

how to mix old and new in your design

Some of my favorite projects are those where I am incorporating a client’s existing furnishings in the “new” design. Mixing old and new is so much more interesting than starting from scratch! Old pieces add character, record history, and tell your story. This client moved into a charming home in an historic neighborhood after many […]

DIY Designer Chairs

High-end designers are taking classic chair shapes and updating them with splashes of unexpected color, like this twist on the classic Windsor chair:  source   Fabulous, no?  The price of these designer Windsor chairs from Ola is a whopping $1250 each. Ouch.  How hard would it be to paint your own for a similar, even […]

While the Cat’s Away, the Mouse will Paint Chairs

OK, actually the cat was right here with me and it was the baby mice that were away, but I did paint several chairs this week while my kids stayed with their grandparents in Kentucky.   Here are the motley crew of chairs that needed work: