Saturday, March 3, 2012

Bistro Chairs Revamped

I found these chairs last month at the flea market.  They were sturdy but the wood looked very dull and needed a make over.  One of my favorite shops to visit is a quaint and charming garden shop in La Canada, California.  The name of it is Julie O'Keefe Home and Garden.  While I always thought this type of chair was kinda cute, I was never enamored with them until I spotted some in Julie's shop.  They were similar to these and they were painted red and white.  I really wanted to give these chairs some pizazz and I think the new colors really do the trick.  Now they are fun and fresh looking.
This is how they started out.  Nothing to get excited about.
 Now they look like totally different chairs. 
 I used them last week for my red and white table scape post.  I love these chairs so much I think I am going to hang onto them for a while.  Julie has them in the arm chairs and the bistro chairs like I am showing here.  If you are anywhere in the area, stop at her shop.  You will not be disappointed.  As always, I thank you once again for visiting.
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13 comments:

crafty gyrl said...

This is so beautiful! I found you on the blog hop! I am now following you, I hope you can follow me back at http://whimsyspace.blogspot.com

Candy said...

The chairs turned out soooo cute. Wouldn't they look great in a July 4th display? I enjoyed visiting your blog and have just become your newest follower. Please come visit me and 'follow back'.

Holly @ Bella Nest said...

Hi, Maggie, your bistro chairs turned out adorable! I love your red and white table decor! I'm your newest follower. Please stop by bellanest.blogspot.com any time!

chateau chic said...

I love your chairs! And your tablescape is adorable!! I wish I was close enough to stop by Julie's shop.
Mary Alice

Debbiedoo's said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE! How cute. Thanks for sharing and linking up to my newbie party.

Clydia said...

I am in love with your blog and just added you to my blog roll. So happy I found you. :)

thistlewoodfarm said...

Visiting from Debbie Doo's! Those chairs are amazing! I love the colors!

Thanks for the inspiration.

blessings,
karianne

PS Your header is AWESOME!

Connie said...

Just thought I'd stop in since I'm just getting around to the participants on Show Off Your Cottage from last week, sugar.

I looooove what you did with those chairs. Absolutely darling. But that tablecloth is a stunner!

Nice to meet you,
xoxo,
Connie

Stacey said...

Oh Maggie!
Those chairs are awesome! I LOVE what you did - the colors of the chairs with the table look just amazing! Thanks so much for coming by to share it with my party _ I am so glad you did! Please come back this week to link up again! And stop back Tuesday as well as I plan to feature your gorgeous chairs!!
Stacey of Embracing Change

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

This looks like an outdoor cafe spot. So pretty. Love the chairs makeover. Thanks for sharing at Wow.

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

This looks like an outdoor cafe spot. So pretty. Love the chairs makeover. Thanks for sharing at Wow.

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

Love the bistro chairs and the ruffled tablecloth!

✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life said...

Hi Maggie,

I love how you transformed the chairs. The tablescape is amazing!

Dee