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NEW IN THE SHOP (and a before & after, too)!

I picked these up last year with the intent on holding them to collect a set.  Unfortunately I never found the table to match, so I decided to refinish them to sell. Reupholstery debacle not withstanding, I  switched my fabric selection, finally got my cushions made and ended up with a pretty sweet set. 
before
after 
Can you tell I’m still crazy for that La Fiorentina pattern?? Just goes to show (again), classics never die. This set is now for sale in the shop, $225 for the pair…go here for more info.
Also for sale is this Dorothy Draper-style chest. 
I actually have a pair, but the other one will need a bit more elbow grease. $225– see more here!

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And I want to thank those of you who left comments and sent me emails about my post on Thursday. Not only was it great to get so much support from each of you, but I was also surprised to see how many of you had the same dream! I believe it will happen for each of us, truly. I have big, big dreams, ones I wasn’t ready to share here just yet, but the store is one that I’m so clear about that I know it will happen soon. Thank you all, old friends and new friends, for encouraging my dream. 🙂

10 Comments on NEW IN THE SHOP (and a before & after, too)!

  1. Jill
    May 7, 2012 at 6:52 am (5 years ago)

    Such pretty chairs! How did you paint them?

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  2. Jill
    May 7, 2012 at 6:53 am (5 years ago)

    Such pretty chairs! How did you paint them?

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  3. charmaine
    May 7, 2012 at 7:41 am (5 years ago)

    Love the chairs!

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  4. Sing
    May 7, 2012 at 10:33 am (5 years ago)

    Beautiful pair of chairs. You have the best redesigned pieces.

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  5. Jo
    May 8, 2012 at 5:28 pm (5 years ago)

    I really like the upholstery fabric you picked for the chairs. What a find!

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  6. Dayka
    May 9, 2012 at 2:27 am (5 years ago)

    @Jill–a combination of hand painting and spraying.
    @charmaine & kim–thank you! and yes kim, you’re absolutely right, la fiorentina is forever and this DEFINITELY isn’t the last time you’ll see me using it! 🙂
    @jo–thanks!

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  7. Dayka
    May 9, 2012 at 2:28 am (5 years ago)

    oh, and @sing! i’m smiling from your compliment–thank you and i appreciate that!

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  8. Jessamie Vincent
    May 16, 2012 at 10:49 pm (5 years ago)

    I just found your blog, via Etsy because of these FAB chairs! I just have to say I am newly obsessed. You’re pieces are pretty sick, lady! LOVE all the updated vintage!!! Definitely a new follower!

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