We had a beautiful, beautiful front porch.
We have a very nice front porch in this home too…although the floor needs replaced!
I have been waiting for the front porch to “come together”
3 years later…it has arrived! (except the floor)
I’ve had these very sturdy, very comfortable, very ugly pieces on the porch. I was so excited to pick them up for $30 at a flea store (not big enough to be a market, too dirty to be antique).
I questioned my vision and tried to sell them in a garage sale, but others must have questioned my vision also – they did not sell.
I finally listened to my neighbor who has been a believer of the vision from the beginning and painted the chairs (in the dark.)
Getting better, but not sold….so I left the chaise red.
Over the winter, I bought fabric to make a cover for the cushions (the cushions are very sturdy…you can’t buy them like that anymore!) Sewing is a good winter project.
I instead stayed up late sewing on a beautiful spring day.
I also painted the chaise, but I will leave the table red for my own whimsical pleasure…(and to drive the neighbor crazy!)
She was right though…it was very easy to sew!!
And it looks really great!!!
To sew these…I just laid the cushion on the fabric folded it over. Cut the fabric and sewed a giant pillow case.
Moral of the story: If you wait long enough for it to “come together”…magic happens…the magic is lo-v-ing what you already have!!!
Do you l-o-ve my palm planter??
Look for more secrets on this coming soon!!!
Cost of 2 chairs, 1 chaise lounge and side table - $30
Cost of fabric – 2.5 yards $8 (HUGE SALE!!!)
Now I must go and nap on my front porch!
Before I do though…remember to come byLinking to…
DirtyHands, BeautifulLife next Wednesday for my first
Shop Your House party….