Update The Look Of Vintage Dining Room Chairs With New Paint And Fabric
It is easy to make mismatched vintage chairs look like a set by chooising as color scheme and coordinated fabrics that pull the entire set together. That is exactly what my friend Clyde did when he updated the look of vintage chairs which he is using in in his pink and black hair salon. The table and chairs shown are not a set, but after Clyde added his whimsical touch to these older chairs you really forget about the fact that they are one of a kind chairs redone to look like they all belong with this orphaned table.
Adding a round rug with a similar color and palette underneath the table, also helps to give you the sense of a total package.
C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café.
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