Wednesday, October 12, 2011

No project is too big...

...So, my lovely toaster wasn't the only thing I picked up last week.  I finally got my dining chairs too...I was on my way home from the thrift store...when I decided, reluctantly, to stop by another thrift store.   I didn't want too...I really didn't want to spend anymore money...for some reason there I was pulling into the parking lot, just for a peek.  When what did I see?  A man taking these chairs out of his car to donate.  What?  Those look like the chairs I've been looking for for months.  I had to have them.

This is how it all went down:

ME:  Hey, how you doing?  Are you donating those?
HIM:  Yep?
ME:  Can I have them?
HIM:  I don't care...take em...I'm just trying to get them out of my house.
ME:  Doing the happy dance as I put 4 FREE chairs into my car.

Now if that's not a manifest wednesday story for ya, I don't know what is...I went out looking for chairs, found a toaster instead...was heading home not wanting to spend more money...something told me to check out one more spot...and waiting right there for me...free chairs.  The chairs I wanted.
I don't know about you but, I'm about to dream bigger.  Smile.


 Okay, the seat covers are funky...eeww.  But the bones are great...It's gonna take a lot of elbow grease to get these puppies ready for prime time...But you guys know I'm up for the challenge.  Stay tuned.




10 comments:

  1. Those chairs are lovely! cant wait to see what you do with them.

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  2. FREE! Wow. The bones are great, love the shape. I can't wait to see what color you pick.

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  3. That's amazing how close those are to the inspiration photos. Can't wait to see what you do with them. I know it'll be something fun and tasteful!

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  4. The law of attraction on steroids. Wow! Looking forward to the reveal.

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  5. great story! i'm inspired!

    {and great chairs, too!}

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  6. thanks guys...Sandra, I never got around to making the other dream board we talked about...but now I will with the quickness...Hey Fly tie...where have you been...missed you.

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  7. good luck with this project i'm sure it's going to look fab can't wait to see what you come up with. that before after photo is def inspirational

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  8. OMG! I cannot wait to see what you do with these chairs! Either way, I know it's going to be great!

    Decisions, decisions...lol!

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  9. A nice bronze or sea blue would make these sweet! #winwin

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  10. Good things happen to good people! I've been missing in action. Catching up on you and mimi!

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