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Monday, January 10, 2011

Perfect Blend of Rustic Roses, Crusty Paint, & Linen Slip Covers

Finally a breathe of fresh air.
I received these beautiful cane chairs, in their natural rustic condition, cane in tact on the back and sides, but completely missing from the seats. The first thought was if I was going to paint them.
As much as I love painted furniture, something about these chairs were so naturally charming.
I sent them out to have these cushions with slip covers made. The detailed ruffled edges, and flange give it a toned down romantic feel.
The removeable seat covers are great just in case of a spill, it makes it worry free.

 Another favorite piece of mine, is this perfectly aged table.
The patina of the original paint, and gold gilding, add a perfect balance
between the rustic and romantic.
The carvings on the legs are so pretty!

 This is real crackle paint, love the aged patina.
 Another perfect blend of romantic and rustic is this
antique aubusson needlepoint bench. The dark gray aubusson is unusual to find,
and with the roses, its a bit of romance, but not to feminine.

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Divine Theatre said...

Love, love, LOVE!

Karena said...

Fabulous Images!! So glad to see you again!

I have a great giveaway from Blydesign. Do come and enter!

Art by Karena

trash talk said...

You are one savvy shopper and so wise to leave the chairs with the original finish...perfect.

Faded Charm said...

I think you made the right choice to leave the chairs as they were. don't you love them with the linen seat. Sometimes you just can't mess with perfection. Also drooling over the patina on that table. Great stuff!!!

Hope you are doing well.


chateaudelille said...

Just stunning! Love it all. Fiona

Patti's Artful Design said...

Beautiful..lovely pieces, Loretta! Thank you for sharing!

Fishtail Cottage said...

there are so many items about this post i love...especially that rustic candle display behind the chair in one of the pics (did that come from a church?). the table & chair set is a dream....

Patina said...

You get ahold of some of the sweetest things! Love everything.

WhiteWhispers2u said...

Simply Beautiful! Wish I was closer and could just pickup items and not have to ship them.The chairs are Amazing~Cheers Kim

Amy Chalmers said...

Loretta, all so lovely. The chairs are simply divine.

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...


Emily said...

Hi, how much are the chairs please ?

Emily said...

How much are the chairs please ?