Posted by Friday, July 13, 2012

Thrifty Love {link party #36}

Hey friends, welcome back for this weeks Thrifty Love! Real quick, I have a giveaway going on through Sunday. Two winners will each get 2 Pretty Rose Necklaces. One for yourself and one for a friend! Come enter.

So check out what I picked up this week! Can you say awesome?! I have been wanting a vintage wooden office chair, and have passed up many because of condition. But this one only has a few minor issues. Mostly in that wicker seating area which I plan on doing away with anyway.

I would kind of like to see it white but cringe at the idea of painting over nice wood. Yucky wood or plywood fine, nice wood no! At the same time I dislike it as is so I'm thinking a colored wood stain. Have you seen the many colors now available? Or maybe a whitewash so you can still see the wood grain. And though I am kinda diggin' that two tone seat I am thinking that whole area from the white line forward will be cushy upholstery cause I need some cushy for my tushy lol!

 
So what color would you do it? Any thoughts? I'd love to hear them. Oh and guess how much? $6.75 out the door on sale day! Love sale day!

Last weeks features!

Nells Vintage House shares this cool phone.
It's rotary!

How about these neat groupings form A Vintage Green?
There's more too!

And I'm loving this colorful collection form Kathryn's Curious Life.

Linking up at:
S- Fleamarket Finds  M- Apron Thrift Girl  TuCoastal Charm, Frugal Treasures Tuesday T- Vintage Thingie Thursday, Treasure Hunt Thursday, Blue Eyed OwlThe Haps F- The Thrifty Groove, Vintage Inspiration Friday S- Penny Worthy Project
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15 comments:

  1. Your chair is awesome! You're right, ours are very much alike but I must say, your two-tone seat is really cool. I hear what you're saying about painting over good wood. I'm feeling guilty about wanting mine white! I can't wait to see what you do to yours :)

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  2. That's a wonderful chair and what a great price! The wood is beautiful, would love to see how you change the seat.

    Thanks for hosting your party, I'm joining in. Pam

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  3. Hope you post about whatever you decide to do about that great chair. Thank you for featuring my post this week. I added a new one, Vintage Egg Crates, this week. Thanks so much for hosting.
    Joy

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  4. Appreciate joining in this week. Thank you for hosting. I will be interested in seeing what you do with the chair seat.
    Denise

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  5. Thanks for featuring me! I was without internet for almost 24 very long hours and when it finally came back I got some lovely news!

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  6. Love, love, love that chair and that red phone is awesome.

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  7. Great chair! I understand about not painting wood, yet I saw the coolest house tour on Apartment Therapy yesterday with similar chairs painted white, and they were amazing. It's here if you want to check it out: http://bit.ly/OAzwM4. ~heather

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  8. That is a wonderful find! the chair is awesome and the price is amazing! Thanks for sharing at TTF last week. I hope you are having a wonderful day!

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  9. Loving the desk chair. I probably wouldn't paint it at all. I still love the look of vintage wood and this looks great. However, I admit that I have loved painted would sometimes when I don't think I would. I haven't been much help.
    xo, Jeanne

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  10. Oops "didn't" think I would. Bad grammar is just bad. HA!
    Me again

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  11. That chair is a real keeper. I have not seen one like that in years.

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  12. The wood on your beautiful chair is much too nice to paint. Paint would destroy such a wonderful piece.

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