Shopping + Thrifting

THREE HOURS LATER…

Okay, so… A) That box was H-E-A-V-Y. B) It was in a few more pieces than I thought! In light of these facts, I decided to wait for Greg to get home from work before I tried to do anything with it.

We started to lay out all of the pieces when we noticed Bentley was under the impression that we had bought him a new, swanky dog bed. Obviously, he was mistaken, but that didn’t stop him from trying to convince us otherwise…

First, we laid out all of the pieces. I have to say, I’m glad I waited for Greg. Β It was definitely a two-person (or one Greg) job.

About 15 minutes later, ta da!

It’s a little more cream than we expected, but that doesn’t bother us much. Under some light, it’s cream, and under other light, it’s off-white. It’s also a little lower than we expected, but that’s 100% okay on both counts. It looks great with the paint color and the floors! Β We’re absolutely ecstatic with this online find!

It has a few places here and there that are squished from being in the box for so long. After it hangs out in the room for a bit, it will bounce right back.

Overall, we love the chair and are really anxious to dress up the rest of the room in time for my Grandparent’s visit in a couple of weeks!

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15 Comments

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    Kelly @ View Along the Way
    March 7, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    Oooh fan-cy! Are you going in and sitting on it over and over? I would totally do that. πŸ™‚

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    play therapist mom
    March 7, 2011 at 9:36 pm

    It looks great, good job! Can’t wait to see pics of the whole room!

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    Wanda
    March 7, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    Nice! I love it! Great choice.

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    Natalie
    March 7, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    Oooh pretty! Love the shape. πŸ™‚

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    Sara Bowery
    March 7, 2011 at 10:01 pm

    Oh, I LOVE it! I think the fact that it’s lower than you thought is a good thing. That’s good for putting on shoes and stuff.

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    Tracy B
    March 7, 2011 at 10:08 pm

    That’s a really great Overstock find! Overstock is kind of like Craigslist. You have to search and search until you find a really good deal. Looks like you found one!

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    Hayden Phelps
    March 7, 2011 at 10:12 pm

    Reeeeeeeally like your choice. Looks wonderful!

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    Leslie M
    March 7, 2011 at 10:20 pm

    If the “squished” corners of your seat cushion don’t correct themselves and your cushion has a zipper, you can insert thin layers of foam to correct the situation. Adds reinforcement and no one ever has to know:) It works! It’s a beautiful chair.

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    Kristen
    March 8, 2011 at 8:38 am

    I love the chair! It looks wonderful in the room and with the paint color. Great job!

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    Jenny
    March 8, 2011 at 10:37 am

    Oh! PRETTY!

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    Irene
    March 8, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    Love it. Very cute. A different type of chair I’ve not sen before.

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    Jami Graham
    March 8, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    That chair is soo pretty! Great snag! I love that Bentley declared the chair his…ours always have a way of hijacking everything!

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    Lyndsay @ Mr & Mrs
    March 8, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    its beautiful!! such clean lines, love it!

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    Katie*Belle
    March 10, 2011 at 10:41 am

    Oh, your little pup is so adorable! And the chair is so smart-looking.

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