Wednesday, June 15, 2016

They're Here! My Chairs!!!

If I could have put an entire line of exclamation points in the title I would have.  But it looked weird so I dialed it back.

As promised, I took pictures of the chairs when they arrived, with two little red pillows which are adorable.  A sweet gift from Janet.  Once again, if you haven't check out her shop on Etsy you should.

I set them up in the living space on the first floor just to get an idea of how they'd look.  Right now they look wonderful in the space and the couch actually looks oversized.  And the couch looks really new.  That'll change as I age it up a bit. 

Anyway.  What do you think?

First is the Castor Chair. Isn't it gorgeous?  I love the fabric.

Next is the Modern Square Wing Chair.  Those red flowers are hand painted.  Love how they match the red cushions and the couch.

Okay. Now for the front room layout.  I first thought I'd put the couch with the back to the front wall.  But it's so wide it felt like it was encroaching on the entryway. You know?

It wasn't, but that's how it felt.  so I reversed the chairs and the couch. 

For some reason this feels roomier.  Not quite sure why.

I love the little red couch, and I'm glad I got it.  But if I get really ambitious I might try to recreate it in a slightly smaller footprint.  In the meantime I do like how this arrangement looks.  It gives me some space for a little end table between the chairs with a lamp that'll show through the front window. 

And there's space behind the couch for a small dining area.  It's all still a work in progress.  So we'll see how things go.  But the chairs are staying.

No matter what.


  1. Beautiful. You made some superb choices in furnishings. They look great in the space

    1. Thanks! I'm so excited to get more walls up so I can really get going on the house.

  2. The chairs are FABULOUS!!! Love, love, love. I want life-sized versions of those Lol

    My advice now is to add as little as possible to that room, because you want the chairs to stick out. Know what I mean? Don't clutter it up with all kinds of other stuff... :)

    1. You're so right. It's a small room to begin with so apart from curtains and one painting I'm only adding a small table with a lamp in between the chairs. Then it's just a dining area against the interior wall.

  3. Hi Sheila! Your choices in chairs are Beautiful and I can see why you could have used nothing but exclamation points in the title! :D
    I have been catching up on back posts of your New Orleans house project which looks really exciting to me, and I will continue to watch and enjoy your work with Great interest. :D


    1. Thank you! I'm feeling fairly pleased with how it's coming together.