Friday, February 19, 2010
I've been noodling around with the idea of what to do with my dining room chairs. Courtney Barnes, at Style Court, is always a good sounding board and patient with my paragraph upon paragraph of indecision. The thought of painting eight chairs is daunting as I don't even like them. Then another friend presented the idea of slip covers.
I hemmed and hawed with Courtney. Would they be too kitchy? Too 80's? And she emailed back, "Well, the dining room chairs in Will's apartment on Will & Grace were not country. They were tailored and chic." Or something like that. Then she did that great slip cover on her own chair.
Which is why I like Courtney. Because she has a great eye and she remembers the slip covers on dining room chairs in a sit com that hasn't been on the air for four years. So I'm reconsidering slip covers. But not really doing anything. For the record.
In other Dream House decorating news, a friend recently asked how much input the eldest Blandings boy is getting on his new room. You tell me. And, no, I didn't paint it. It's a Fathead; based on my ability to bring my dining room to closure, some would say we both are.
Image from Will & Grace from here. Slip cover images from New Farmhouse Style; photography by Kindra Clineff. Drawer-painting is on the list this weekend.