as a child you remember playing the party game, Musical Chairs?
But this, dear ones,
is a real musical chair. . .often times referred to as a Harp Chair.
. . .and I truly got her for a song!
she didn't look quite so~o~o lovely in the beginning.
Here's a photo of her when we first met.
Her finish was in mint condition!
She was a sturdy little chair. . .except her seat was dry and cracked.
The striped fabric was an apricot hue, had stains and smelled bad!
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Once "Mr. Ed" removed the original seat,
he measured and cut a much more sturdy one for the chair.
Then, the "hunt" for the perfect fabric took longer than expected.
Every once in a while,
persistence pays off. . .not only was the fabric on $ale, but the trim, as well!
together, we began the process of re~upholstering the Harp Chair.
Usually a given when approaching a "new to us" project,
is the unique conversing, agreeing and disagreeing.
I had never put piping on a chair and we were both unsure of the process.
We just kept working the trim around in 3" ~to~ 4" inch segments
of hot glue applied directly onto the piping until we achieved the finished ends.
"Mr. Ed" did some extra gluing and stitching so the trim wouldn't fray.
Oh, how I love that amazing man of mine!
Now, we're ready to move to the addition of the seat cushion.
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I adore how the warm homey tones of the Harp Chair finish
compliment my Vintage Heirloom Secretary Desk!
This soft Aqua hued fabric blends harmoniously
with the drapery and Haeger Pottery vase!
My $8 bargain find chair
and the $24.00 $ale fabric and trim
combined with supplies we already had available,
make this $32.00 Harp Chair a melodious sonnet
of musical chairs On Crooked Creektt!
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