Keep it or Sell it?

January 18, 2011 at 9:27 AM 8 comments

A while ago, I bought this chair –

Now you must envision some TLC.  Spray paint it white, get a seat cushion made in some chinoiserie fabric and call it a day.  However, projects piled on top of days and this poor chair has been sitting idle in my work shop mom’s garage.  Recently, I’ve felt that I’ll sell it and let someone else do the dirty work.  But then I happened on to this photo…

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Via Domino

The end chairs in this dining room shot have a very similar feel to my chair (once fixed up) and I find them gorgeous.

So what to do…keep it or sell it?

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8 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Clare  |  January 18, 2011 at 9:33 AM

    Keep!! Kate, you’ve got the skills! I can’t wait to see what it looks like when it’s completed!

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  • 2. debby manning  |  January 18, 2011 at 9:44 AM

    KEEP IT ! ! ! i can see it in an orange high gloss laquer or a coral. . . of course as your photo says, white and/or black are ALWAYS great.
    x
    d.

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  • 3. Lindsay  |  January 18, 2011 at 9:59 AM

    keep it! do it neon, or something really punchy

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  • 4. Katy  |  January 18, 2011 at 10:58 AM

    I’m with everyone else! Keep it! A bright color is a great idea. You could also do the dirty work then sell it at a premium!

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  • 5. katecollinsinteriors  |  January 18, 2011 at 11:09 AM

    Keep it. The weather is supposed to be nice this week. You could come down.

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  • 6. Allison Reiter  |  January 18, 2011 at 1:27 PM

    Keep it, fix it, then give it to me for my Birthday 🙂

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  • 7. Alexis  |  January 18, 2011 at 2:32 PM

    Keep it! At least paint it white, that’ll take just 30 mini minutes 🙂

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  • 8. katecollinsinteriors  |  January 19, 2011 at 8:15 AM

    Wow! Thank you for all the amazing feedback and for inspiring me to actually work on it.

    Reply

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