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How about some ZIG with that ZAG?

…This is a story about two $5.00 yard sale chairs… and being in the right place and the right time….and my love of chairs… 


See, I have a thing for dining room chairs. I never can seem to find the perfect one…at the perfect price. I find  MANY perfect ones at the not so perfect price…like these…..

OLY STUDIO BEVERLY SIDE CHAIR
or these…

OLY STUDIO SARAH SIDE CHAIR
or what he heck….theses…

OLY STUDIO TATUM CHAIR

I am starting to wish my name were “OLY”…their chairs make me cry.. they are so gorgeous and functional and they look sturdy enough for my pack of Wild Half Italian / Half British Animals.
See, it is not that we are slobs, well, we are slobs, but we DO know how to sit at a table and dine like human beings. But the pretty shabby SHIELD BACK, “SUCH A GOOD DEAL” chairs – that I snagged a few years ago, for $65 each via Ebay 


…..are just not holding up as we are growing up and bigger. I HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR sturdy and industrial chic cool which has led me to these…
REDSMITH DINING CHAIR FROM ANTHROPOLOGIE
and then….Last week, LADY LUCK was on my side, and while on a teenager shopping trip to the big Mall I popped into Crate and Barrel and LO AND BEHOLD,(insert Halleluiah chorus here) 
I found the deal of the century. There they were, 
as if they had been waiting for me their whole lives,

 4 beautiful Galvanized “Lyle” chairs. Floor Models. On sale!
LYLE SIDE CHAIR FROM CRATE AND BARREL
$199 BUT I GOT 4 FLOOR MODELS FOR $79/EACH!!!
 they look great with…

MY NEW LYLE CHAIR!!!

BUDDIES IN THEIR NEW HOME
 Premier Fabrics Titan ZIG ZAG ON MY CHAIRS….


MY HUTCH STYLED WHICH I PAINTED AND SHABBIED
all of a sudden my dining room is pulling together. Bit by bit. 

ECLECTIC..BUT IT WORKS!
patience…and a little flexibility has paid off…
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