So these are a couple of chairs that my grandmother sent up with John when he came up for Benjamin’s baptism. My grandma and grandpa are in the process of selling my great-grandma’s house in Arizona. Part of the whole process was getting rid of some of her furniture. They had called and asked if there was anything that I wanted and I jumped at the opportunity to have some family furniture.
I remember as a little child sitting at these chairs at the kitchen table talking with Grandma Betty about anything and everything. I loved her so much and these chairs just had such great memories to go with them. Unfortunately, when I got them you could tell that they were pretty worn. I loved the look and style I figured all they needed was a bit of elbow grease to make them shine.
I was right! I took the seats off and washed the chair backs and legs like crazy. I then stripped the white vinyl off the seat cushions and added a bit more padding and used this really great fabric that I found at the store for $3 a yard! The finished product is amazing! The kids love them and fight over who gets to sit on them. I really need to finish the other two so that everyone has a seat to sit on 🙂 .
I’m so excited to have a bit of her in my home!