Thursday, October 13, 2016

A Chair is More Than Just a Chair!

When is a chair more than just a chair?  


My love for chairs continues.  Chairs seem to cross my path in many ways.  My latest vintage mini-chair was purchased from WhiskeysWhims.etsy.com and is my personal favorite!  I came across this adorable, rustic, boho chic chair and just had to have it.

When is a chair more than just a chair?  Look closely at top photo...the chair seems to be suspended in mid-air.  It is not really suspended in mid-air, keep reading to find out a unique way to display chairs.  My outdoor chair collection has grown so much that I have begun my indoor collection of smaller sized vintage chairs or vintage mini-chairs   Wooden chairs are my favorite, wood is much warmer than metal.  A time-worn chair has plenty of scuffs, chippy paint, fabulous patina.  Oh, the stories a vintage chair could tell.



My latest small vintage chair.
 Rustic, boho chic chair purchased at 
WhiskeysWhims.etsy.com



Think outside the box when displaying chairs.   In the background of top photo there are wall displayed vintage mini-chairs in graduated sizes. The bottom two wooden chairs were my daughter's and I swiped them from her.  She sacrificed her small wooden chairs for the sake of art.  Can't just have one chair displayed on the wall, the other chairs may get lonely.  Collections have more impact and are more appealing when grouped together with similar items.  

How did I hang the chair?  Fishing wire.  Yep, I said fishing wire and is my best friend when hanging lighter weight items. 17-pound test fishing wire was used to display the chair.  The chair has been strategically wrapped in fishing line, making it nearly impossible to see the filament.   Clever idea.



Small vintage chair appears

 to be suspended in mid-air 
amidst my decor.


Keep scrounging and keep the earth green by rescuing a vintage chair.  Add a little love, ingenuity and paint to revive an old chair.  One can NEVER have too many chairs!

Until next time, 

Scrounge Hound

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