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Jul072007

Gotta love Saturday!

Photo by midcenturyjo

Just bought these little beauties for $40 AUS for the 4. Thats about $34 US. Shame that they weren't all the same but at $10 AUS a chair who cares. A local designer was having a showroom sale and these were buried down the back. Brought them out into the light and they were mine. Now I just have to get them home. Thinking lacquered chartreuse with patterned navy and white cushions. Three for my patio area in the courtyard and one in the bathroom maybe. Also scored 10 metres of outdoor UV resistant upholstery in a thin navy stripe on the roll for $200 and he threw in a lovely jade and bone calligraphy brush for $10. I love Saturdays.

Reader Comments (12)

so so so nice jo! saturdays around here are not as mentionable. when i was living in the blue mountains you could really score some weekends though!

7 Jul 2007 | Unregistered Commenterdrey

OMG these chairs are so fabulous and CHEAP!!! What a score Jo! I am so excited to see them all done up.

7 Jul 2007 | Unregistered Commenterkim.

Great find!!!!!!! I am going to some yard sales today too, hopefully I am lucky! ;)

7 Jul 2007 | Unregistered CommenterJessie

Great score! You can find cool things at the flea markets here in NYC, but not at that kind of price. I'm jealous.

I also kind of like that it's not a perfectly matched set. Once you have them painted and upholstered, they'll be visually unified, and the mismatch will provide interest. It's eclectic, yet harmonious.

7 Jul 2007 | Unregistered Commentermarm

Oh Jo CONGRATS!!! These are gorgeous - what a find for downtown Brusvegas!!!
XO
Anna

7 Jul 2007 | Unregistered CommenterAnna

What fun so score like that and every time you look at those chairs in years to come you will remember today. what stories you will have to weave around them.

I think, interesting that they are all different!
Lucky you! Great deal!

7 Jul 2007 | Unregistered Commenter-Suzie-

I am so jealous right now! I went to about 10 yard sales looking for white vintage chairs, and ended up with a vintage camera. Nice score, Jo!

8 Jul 2007 | Unregistered Commentersfgirlbybay

These are an unusual find here in downtown Brisbane. I am so happy to get them. I'll post photos when they're done. The seats are off. They've been cleaned and sanded. Knowing my luck that's the way they'll stay for a few more weeks!

8 Jul 2007 | Unregistered Commentermidcenturyjo

I like them better not matching. Very jealous.

8 Jul 2007 | Unregistered Commentersiobhan

I have been looking for those exact chairs for a year now, I guess I am on the wrong continent! Chartreuse with blue and white sounds gorg, can't wait to see the finished product! I am glad I found your blog!

9 Jul 2007 | Unregistered CommenterJ's Crew

love love love them!
and yes, i like them better with one odd one. a bit surprising...

also like the colors youre thinking about...i've been very hot on navy lately.

9 Jul 2007 | Unregistered CommenterLe Lion

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