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Topic: From Soccer Ball to Death Star  (Read 11150 times)
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« on: November 07, 2013 04:49:32 PM »

It's been quite some time since I posted a project on here, but I'm very proud of this one.  On our way back from a nerdy boardgaming session, I saw this huge soccer ball in someone's garbage, as we cruised pass I noticed it was a chair.  I turned around and told my husband to load it up in the trunk, I'd fix this up, it was so interesting.  Not two seconds after he loaded it up, I knew what I'd do; our son has recently discovered Star Wars and become a huge fan, he'd have a death star chair by the time I was finished Cheesy  Here are a few pics of this adventure:





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« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2013 05:05:57 PM »

So awesome - You are the best mom!  This chair is great - very clever lady, you are!  Great dumpster dive, Girl!!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2013 05:22:18 PM »

Excellent job, you definitely deserve to be proud of this one.
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    « Reply #3 on: November 07, 2013 10:03:01 PM »

    This is an amazing revamp.  Well done for seeing the possibilities as you were driving past. This is a super death star chair.
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    « Reply #4 on: November 08, 2013 03:33:35 AM »

    Best. Chair. Ever.
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    « Reply #5 on: November 08, 2013 06:26:01 AM »

    This is most definetly the best reupholstery project I ever saw. I wll now forever be on a lookout for a ballshaped chair I can turn into a death star:)
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    « Reply #6 on: November 08, 2013 06:37:43 AM »

    What a fantastic job you made of this chair.  I love that it is a Death Star as I am a big Star Wars fan myself.
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    « Reply #7 on: November 08, 2013 06:56:11 AM »

    Amazing!!! Kudos for taking on such an awesomely huge project!
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    « Reply #8 on: November 09, 2013 01:52:53 AM »

    I love that this is a dumpster-diving project! To transform something someone else put in the trash is a wonderful way to look at the world- not to mention that the concept of "sitting-on-the-death-star" will sure provide lots of fun moments.

    In fact, I'm kind of wishing, I'd be sitting on the death star Grin

    Wonderful project! Grin
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    « Reply #9 on: November 09, 2013 06:27:22 AM »

    Thank you everyone for the kind comments Smiley  It was definitely a fun and challenging project Cheesy
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