Monday, 5 October 2015

The rococo chair

Some of you may know my love towards the rococo furniture as I've told here on my blog many times how I dream of the house furnished by 18th-century decor. Well I took a step to closer that beautiful century when I found these lovely rococo chairs in July. Two similar chairs cost together seventy euros and they were in a really good condition. Not high price to my mind for most similar chairs cost much more. 

And before someone wonders these chairs didn't look this when I got them. They were both covered with ugly yellow fabric and they were brown.  I veiled and painted and there is still another one waiting for the new cover. It most likely will be different as the striped one.  I didn't have any kind of experience of veiling so this was a jump into unknown, but I'm quite proud of myself. It turned out much better as I assumed and I had fun meaningful experience. I have always loved different DIY projects and even if I don't own skills for something I'm eager to learn them. According to a seller these are at least fifty-years-old, but can be even older. I'm not an expert of antique so please tell your opinion if you have more knowledge. 

I already dream of a rococo sofa and table, but so far my black velvet divan beats it for its comfort. But it would be interesting to do more veiling projects in the future. 


10 comments:

  1. Toi on siis niin upee!! :D
    Ai että ♥ tim burton tuoli ^___^

    ~ Frillycakes ~

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    1. Burton tuoli indeed ;P kiitos ^^

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  2. Waaaaau mikä istuin! ♥ Ihan sun näköinen :)

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  3. I really love the chair! The antique decoration is amazing <3
    Kisses!

    http://espelho-de-prata.blogspot.com.br/

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  4. The chair is absolutely beautiful! You did an amazing job :) oh so jealous

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