My dining chairs are finished and they are keepers for sure! I love these chairs. I bought them, (plus a table which I promptly sold) on ebay for around $80 the lot. My kind friend Sandy from the blog Sandy's Place painted them for me in Dulux White Antique USA. Then I set about upholstering them in a mid-grey vinyl. This will be very practical when it comes to beetroot and spaghetti sauce! Next I attached the nailhead. It was my first time using this continuous strip of studs and I am loving it! Lastly I painted the brass feature on the bottom of the front legs a nice bright silver.
I have not seen many of these chairs around and despite numerous google image searches the following 2 images were all I could come up with. I nearly died when I was watching The Blindside and saw these chairs which are very similar. (Did anyone else cry for approximately half of that movie or was it just me?)
image via here
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Didn't Sandy do a great paint job! That's the old upholstery fabric.