Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Pre-Blogging Stools Project

As I get things ready for my upcoming yard sale, I thought I’d share one of the items I’m selling. 


I had purchased three very plain stools a long time ago.   They had that fake black leather top and were anywhere from $6.99 to $9.99 a piece {who can remember after almost 20 years!}.  I had purchased them to use for seating around our pool table area {a place to perch while you waited your turn}.

I had found this great fabric on eBay {there was no etsy then either, and I got quite a bit of fabric off eBay} and I had purchased it to recover these stools.  I was able to use different sections of the fabric to show off the various “gaming” images depicted on it.




I used a teal {small} brush fringe that I had at the time. 


Of course, these days, I would probably have painted the legs.


Just one of my many projects done before blogs were even born!

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Sonny G said...

love that very unique fabric~! somebody will scoop those right up. good luck with your sale.

Paula ~ castleandcottagesigns said...

Aren't they so cute? Perfect game rooom seating!

DIYbyDesign said...

I love seeing pre-blog projects. I'm sure these will sell right away. Good luck.

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Cute fabric!

Rhonda said...

Wish I could come to your yard sale!

The Tuscan Home said...

I agree, someone will snatch those up fast! Good luck! XO ~Liz

Unknown said...

Yep...those should be gone first thing. Hope you make lots of $$$ to spend on something new. Although I know you're downsizing!

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Gosh who could remember two weeks ago ...haha
Seriously I wish you lots of sales on your yard sale. Girl if I had one here I would have furnish ice water by the gallons to everyone that visited.
You were right on your comment I did let Ms Pearl out for the day
She came back again early this morning

Michele Smith said...

Cute fabric! Those are gonna go fast :)

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

Love that fabric Kathy. It is so cute. These will sell fast! Memories.....

I know you are getting excited!! Friday is your last day at work :))))

Lou Cinda

Stitchfork said...

Good luck with your sale - bet these go fast!
xo Cathy

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

These are cute Kathy.

Ruby Jean said...

That Fabric is so Unique...To Bad I can't make it to your Yard Sale...Wouldn't that be fun..:)

Olive said...

Cute Fabric Kathy. I always love it when the yard sale is over and my house has less clutter.

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

Good luck with your sale...and thank you so much for linking up to the party. I really appreciate it. Oh...I would love that pink chair on your sidebar too!

bj said...

Cute fabric...
xo bj

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

How fun are those?

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage said...

Kathy, can you just imagine the wonderful blog posts we would have waiting in the wings, had we taken "before and after" photos of ALL our PAST projects? ;)

Thanks for linking to the party. Hope you have a terrific weekend!

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage

Biljana said...

Thanks for stopping by, your blog is wonderful.
I am your newest follower too:-)
Hugs, Biljana

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

I think they're so cute and that fabric is really fun. I'm sure they won't last long at your sale. Can I come shop?

Jane said...

That was a perfect fabric for a game room. I have a few of those "before blogging" projects in my house. Some I might show now...a lot of them, not so much!
Good luck with the sale.

Nancy's Daily Dish said...

Love the fabric and trim you used on these! They'll go fast!


Shannon@Cozy Home Scenes said...

Kathy, hope you collect a ton of $$ at your sale. The stools should go quickly because they are so cute. Have a great weekend! Shannon

Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

As I told your sister, batten down the hatches and be safe! I think you might be canceling that garage sale of yours!!

Dee ⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️ said...


The stools will sell very quickly. I love the fabric and the trim really makes them extra special.

Best of luck with your garage sale.
Our weather is not looking good at the moment.

Thanks for your well wishes.

fairyrocks said...

I would be stalking that yard sale for sure!!!
Those are seriously gorgeous
Hope all went well for you :)

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