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My Re-purposed Chair

Monday, June 09, 2014

I've been working on re-purposing a chair that was left by the family who owned my home before me. It's a simple little straight back chair that has seen it's better day and just too unsturdy to put into daily use. Here's what it looked like the first time I walked into the house.

I had seen this idea on Pinterest and thought I'd give it a try. It's really fairly simple. Cut pieces of material the colors that you like. Tie all the pieces going in one direction on both sides of the chair. Then, start weaving the pieces going in the opposite direction. Simple as that! Here's a picture mid-way through the process.

Here's a picture of the finished chair. Notice that Asher has given it his stamp of approval by leaving his treasured bone beside of it. That only happens in places he trusts!

This is a close-up picture of the weave. I really like the colors that I chose!

My basket of succulents sits so nicely on my new chair!

And what a pleasant view from my living room! It turned out just as pretty as I wanted it!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
HAPPYMOM8 6/22/2014 7:29PM

Thanks for sharing!

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DS9KIE 6/11/2014 8:28PM


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    Very cute! With all your talents, your new home will be a showplace for sure!

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REGILIEH 6/10/2014 1:00AM

    Really cute! Good job!

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NEW123ME123 6/9/2014 9:16PM

    That's exactly what I had in mind when I 1st saw the chair emoticon

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BIGPAWSUP 6/9/2014 6:39PM


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SHANTODD420 6/9/2014 5:14PM

    That is very cute.

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JMC155 6/9/2014 5:05PM

    Very Cute

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SHIRLA7 6/9/2014 3:32PM

    Your chair is so beautiful! emoticon
Good for you for being so creative! I love the colors too and that you are using it to hold a plant!

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    Cathy, you did a great job!! I love it!!

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NILLAPEPSI 6/9/2014 3:21PM

    emoticon What a neat idea!!

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BARBARAROSE54 6/9/2014 2:25PM


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NANFACEMIRE1 6/9/2014 1:45PM

    Absolutely beautiful. You did a great job on a great idea. Your basket of succulents look really nice and the chair looks really nice from your living room. You are becoming quite the new home owner and getting everything just so perfect.

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SUSANSLIFE 6/9/2014 1:20PM

    Very cute!! Thanks for showing us!

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RUNNING-TURTLE 6/9/2014 11:26AM


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LAC936 6/9/2014 11:09AM

    Aren't you the talented decorator!! Nice job

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GAILANN48 6/9/2014 10:59AM

    Well done, Cathy! The chair is beautiful, serviceable, and shows off some of your artistic talent.

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