Friday, March 6, 2009

"THE" chair is done... for now


because a girl has the right to completely change her mind about anything...how ever many times she wants you may get something that she was happy with that looked like this:...to be undone and re-done in yellow gigham, undone of that and then re-done in a blue with a print of some fruit on it (shut it...it was a good idea in theory...okay maybe it wasn't even good then)...to finally give out a big sigh of relief when in the "big city" she was pulled by gravity towards "camille's red polka dots" only to fall (even more) madly in love with the fabric in person.

so i ended up with this. i've decided that i'm a red and green with a dash of blue kind of girl. and as much as i would of liked to of taken the plunge and painted it a lovely, lovely robin's egg blue, i think i may just need to warm up to it. so for now it is done. and for now i like it.
and that my friends is where i plant my butt to read your comments. have a happy weekend.

65 comments:

kelly lautenbach said...

I'm a green and red with a dash of blue kind of girl too. :) Looks like you made a great choice. :) ENJOY! :)

Rachel said...

Love♥Love it!!! :)
You make me laugh on every one of your posts!

:)r.

The Martin Family said...

I love it! Whimsical but still sophisticated (sp). i am finding that the longer we are in our house, (1st one) I am a whole lotta red, Bits of green and dash of blue girl too. I might have to find that fabric and do something with it. Gotta love polka dots!!
Great choice!!

Tiff said...

Sweet! Love what you came up with. Our dining room chairs need something, thanks for the great ideas. :o)

KaHolly said...

I'll bet a splash of red really brightens things up! It looks great.

Aunt Donna said...

Great choice, I love it! Looks like you did a great job!

Screen Door said...

Love the chair-- did you stripit or just paint over the bottom layer? Incredibly interested...

Jillian's Blog said...

Lovin' the red with poke-a-dots.
Good choice, you're just so smart ;o)

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

It's perfect.

The Blue Ridge Gal said...

You're making me want to recover all of my dining room chairs. How much fabric did it take for that one chair??

DI
The Blue Ridge Gal

Lexi said...

I love the polka dots. So charming! :-) I too am curious if you just painted or stripped and painted. I have some kitchen chairs that are going to get a make over very soon!

At Home In Georgia said...

I love it...it's a happy chair! I absolutely love everything you make. Thanks for always motivating me...sometimes you may make me feel like a slacker but then I get busy.

Ellyn said...

that chair would be so cute in my house if you get tired of it! I'm a red & gold with a splash of green girl... cute cute!

jabeybaby said...

I think it turned out great!

rachel griffith said...

look at you!!!
making me ALL proud with the red & white polka dots!!!
i'm SO glad you chose this fabric.

hi-5!!!

Ashli said...

It's funny that you have covered a pillow that way. I made two of those out of the charm pack I ordered from in back in Jan. I LOVE love love them and keep finding myself telling the kids to stay away!

Nikki said...

I love the polka dots!

We are the Zitzmans said...

Fabulous! I was always on the white and red team...ironically most of my stuff is blue/white/black/tan...but that doesn't mean I don't love the white and red! Good job. I should have my dresser to show you soon...just waiting on Spencer to use the primer since I can't inhale that and all!

Sandy said...

LOVE IT! That fabric is just too stinkin' cute...I want some:)

Teresa said...

Love the chair- and the green dresses behind it is to die for-
Thanks for sharing-
I change my mind a lot too :}

Marie said...

Love it! Have a great weekend also, Vanessa!

Simply This and That said...

How can you go wrong with red and white polka dot? Can't. ;o) And I really, really, really like that pillow. I think I've seen it in other posts. And I still really like it. ooxx`jodi

amandajean said...

well, ya know, you CAN'T go wrong with red polka dots!!!

another amy said...

Turned out SO cute. (I'd be happy to trade it for some embroidery hoops.) :)

And I LOVE the new header too. Very chic and professional looking.

Deidra said...

Great job! I love it!

Annette said...

Beautiful! The chair and your new header both.

V and Co. said...

i used primer on it, and i didn't sand it down this time. i wanted to see if primer was really where it's at. well i'm a believer! so far it's withstood the children and me and it hasn't scratched. so i would say PRIMER everything! that's what i'm doing from now on.
oh and the dresser behind my chair was a redo as well. no primer under it but i sanded it...paint seems to be sticking to it quite well but i think i'll be using primer on my next big project.

Brandy said...

The chair looks awesome! I'm jealous! I want one! :o) I love the new blog header! SO CUTE!

Ashli said...

Why o why did I not notice that pillow before? I had to go back and find it... It was in the post with the quilt I loved. I think that I am totally loosing my mind...maybe I noticed it without noticing it and that is where the idea popped into my head from. You're the bestest for idea-lifting! Thanks for inspiring us all.

Cheryl said...

V, you have quite the sense of humor. Love that.

I rather like the fabric you picked. And really, what is important is that you like it and it makes you happy. Great thing is, that it probably takes less than a yard of fabric, so you if feel the urge again to get another look it's do-able.

Btw, love your new banner. I liked the other one too, but this one shouts SPRING!!
Have a great weekend.

Thimbleanna said...

Perfect! Love the chair. Love the new header too!

Anonymous said...

Love the chair and you new look for the blog is so cute, love the bright colors.

Mindy

Songbirdtiff said...

Love it! Red. That's it. It's THE color. You have a cute place here!

(visiting from Inspired room)

Luke and Katie said...

looks great! although I would never, ever doubt your style and choices..you are awesome!

Brittany Ann said...

Darling! I adore this chair. Now I must have one for myself....but where would I put it. Maybe if we throw out the kitchen table...hmm...yes, that could work.

Sharla said...

So cute! I just inherited a couple of my grandma's chairs and need to put new fabric on them. Can you share how you did this? Have a great weekend!

Angela said...

Love the red polka dot! My kids kitchen chairs are red polka dot seats... love it! OH... and really like your new blog header! VERY VERY CUTE!

Two Dogs and a Quilt said...

Perfect!

Misti of Studio M Designs said...

I am a red and green with a dash of green sort of girl too! Love the chair, I was one of us who voted for white. Have a great weekend!
~Misti

Amy @ Park City Girl said...

Great redo! polka dots are always right :)

Julie Isa said...

Love it...Red & polka dots...you can't go wrong. I love your header did you change it or am I losing it??? On second thought, maybe I don't want to know!

Noodle said...

Wow! I was blown away by your new header - so colorful and cheering! Love the chest and the fabric you chose for your chair. That's a great choice - adds that unexpected charm and zing to things.
Thanks so much for sharing.

Jill said...

Ok I'm loving the red polka dot because I adore Camille's chair, but I'm telling you, yellow would have really done it for me. However, you are the one that lives with it :) Good job
-Jill

Aubrey said...

That looks so stinking cute--I wish when i redid all my kitchen chairs I would ahve done them in polka dots instead of flowers. I'm such a nerd.

Your new blog look is so dang cute. I officially give up trying to make my stuff look cute and take better pictures of it--it's always outdone! :)

Dayna said...

Hi! This is my first comment here! I secretly have read it for the last week or so, but couldn't hold back this time... I am a red polka dot fan and love them on everything. It's perfect!

Yasna @Coffee With Yasna said...

"The" Chair looks absolutely great!

Sandy said...

P.S. - Your new blog header is super cute! It took me so long to figure out how to put mine up (which is a super simple one), that I think its going to stay that way for a long, long while!

Julie said...

first off I love the new look of your blog. Maybe someday I will figure out the computer stuff and have a cute blog but for now just boring.
and I love your chair. Great decision

Living on the Spit said...

It's got chairatude. Great job girly.

Inspired Kara said...

ca-ute!

Tricia Anne said...

Love the polka dots! :o) What a pretty and fun chair!
Sincerely ~ Tricia Anne

Christina said...

Love the chair it looks fabulous!

Wendy said...

i like the chair but i like your banner even more! I got the charm packs today. Thanks!

Mimi Sue said...

Love the polka dots. Mimi

Jenny said...

OOOOHHHHHH I absolutely LOVE it! I'm a big fan of polka dots. Beautiful! I love your new header also.

Cherry's Jubilee said...

Wow...I must get me some of that MOda polka dot.....I posted about my love of red today..and that needs to come to my house NOW. Your tastes...are well superb!

AdoptedbyGrace said...

Love it! You are the one that will sit on it each day and look at in passing, therefore YOU could not go wrong!

Jill said...

Perfect! I love it in a big way.

Vickie E said...

I really like the recovered chair. I have been itching to recover my dining room chairs. but sewing is sooo much more fun for me I keep putting it off. Will you have any more projects on Moda bakeshop? I am still working on my braided rug...sewing it by hand.

Julie said...

coming from your blue and green with a dash of red friend I like the chair and maybe one day you will be brave enough to let blue into your heart! I agree with you about the red border on the header a little much but otherwise super cute!

TheLittleFrog said...

Super cool! Love the chair:)

sarah*spunda said...

Super-dee-duper cute!

Deeanna said...

Totally cute!!

Rona's Home Page said...

My favorite fabric is the red floral. I just love flowers.

Camille said...

We were meant to be friends. I'm sure of it. You are my favorite!

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