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Thursday
Aug052010

Update and new chair

LOL! Whenever I'm having house hunting stress I find the easiest way to relieve it is to buy a chair. Here's my latest chair :) Got it on eBay from the bestest eBayer in Bris Vegas, the lovely Ms Katherine from The Old Boathouse. It is apparently an old ferry driver's chair. (I said ferry not fairy.) Brisbane is a river city. These days sleek catamarans slide up and down the river but once little wooden boats chugged up and down and across the muddy brown waters. And the drivers or should I say captains perched on little wooden seats in their little wooden ferries. Strip, sand, danish oil and I have a fab industrial look chair for my house. Oh and speaking of houses I have two to inspect this Saturday and I'm pretty sure we'll be signing a contract on one. (Jinxed myself now!) Both from the middle of the 19th century, both brick, one a lot more expensive than the other. We'll see. We'll see. Wish me luck!

... before and now after ...

Reader Comments (6)

What a transformation!!!

5 Aug 2010 | Registered Commenterkim

That looks amazing.

5 Aug 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBrismod

Oh good luck, good luck! Your wicked stool needs a wicked home.

5 Aug 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRebecca Hasenauer

Wow it looks so good....yes that is regret you hear haha. But I know it will be happy. Such a speedy transformation. Good Luck again for tomorrow, can't wait to hear, cheers Katherine xx

Dear Jo,
Love that chair and the table behind it.
Have not caught up yet still hoping to soon
Love BEV xxxxx

9 Aug 2010 | Unregistered Commenterbev

Good luck Jo!

10 Aug 2010 | Unregistered CommenterWyGal

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