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« on: May 05, 2013 11:44:50 AM »

... I just can't stop, can I?  Grin I found this one on ebay for only 5 bucks - but it was in a really bad shape. The whole back was broken - but thanks to my husband and a friend, we got it nice, smooth and secure again.

I used this beautiful upholstery-fabric with prints of Marilyn and Audrey - two of my all-time icons. It doesn't really go with the rest of the things I made, which is why it will probably be given away to a friend (or maybe I'll just put it... somewhere.  Grin )

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« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2013 12:27:12 PM »

You did a great job. I looooove that fabric. I have posters of Marilyn and Audrey in my living room.  Smiley I love the 50's style in everything from home decorating to clothing.
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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2013 12:34:36 PM »

Art doesn't have to match with the rest of the house, right?! Wink

Great chair! Another amazing make over! I hit this rocks!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2013 07:01:14 AM »

Thanks, you two! And you are absolutely right, Wendiek... but unfortunately my husband disagrees about that  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2013 07:30:33 AM »

Thanks, you two! And you are absolutely right, Wendiek... but unfortunately my husband disagrees about that  Grin

You're welcome. And it was worth the shot, maybe if he hears more people say that, he will agree   Wink
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« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2013 12:36:18 AM »

It is worth a try, isn't it?  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2013 05:12:28 PM »

Love what you have done with this chair.  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2013 10:48:46 AM »

I'm quite certain that your husband is right and it won't go with your house, so just send it my way, lol.  Seriously, you did a wonderful job on this chair.
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« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2013 07:11:59 PM »

oh WOW.  My mother had a chair just like this one, back in the day.  (dating myself here) LOVE the fabric you used.  Just *WOW*. Cheesy  You do AMAZING work!!!
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« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2013 01:42:20 PM »

@SiFi Mom: Aw, I would have loved giving it to you! But... my husband gave it to his friend who just moved into a new house and fell in love with it. I'm still crying a bit over it.  Grin

@netchez: Thank you so much! Since our new home is nearly finished, I'm starting to look for new projects. There is still more to come Smiley
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