Good thing I only spent $40 on the 4 dining room chairs I bought earlier this year.  

Little Williee did a number on the corner of one (or two) of them.

They still function fine, but I'm thinking of scattering them about the house 
and finding something new for the dining room table. 

I've got my heart set on the lovely Bentwood chairs. 
Ideally, I would have six of them.

I have always admired them, but these two images from the new Domino issue solidified my love. 

Images can be found here.

My friend, Cassie, just added some Bentwood chairs to her super cool dining room.

I started this post on Friday and as luck would have it, 
I scored four Bentwood chairs (and a round butcher block table) from an estate sale on Sunday. 
I'm on the lookout for two more. 
I do plan to recover the seats of these four.

I would love to replicate the look of these beauties currently for sale on Etsy. 
An old Persian rug was used for the seat upholstery. 
I also love how they wrapped the top half of the chair in twine.  
Seems like an easy DIY. 

If Williee knows what's good for him, he'll stay clear of these new chairs!


  1. So fun! Love the Persian rug for seat covers! Good luck finding the remaining chairs, can't wait to see them around the table. Give Willie a little talking to would ya??!!!

  2. Lucky girl!! Goregous inspiration ~ LOVE them in the black and white dining room with the ikat wallpaper!

  3. Awesome! Gotta love it when the planets align and you find what you're looking for right when you want it!

  4. Love the bentwood chairs, they will be fabulous. I would love for you to link up to Inspire Me this afternoon. Party goes live at 2:30 PT. www.astrollthrulife.net Hope to see you there. Hugs, Marty

  5. I love me some bentwoods. It's like you copied all the pics in my Pinterest board! And I totally have jealousy issues with Cassie's amazing chairs!

  6. oooh i can't wait to see the new look!!!! yay for your find! and thanks for the shout out! tell sarah to back off my bentwoods.... ;)

  7. How exciting that you found what you were looking for on CL! You have an eagle eye!!

  8. This is too funny! I just scored 4 of the same chairs for my screened porch@

  9. It's hard to tell from the picture, but these could be similar to what you're looking for. http://houston.craigslist.org/fuo/4151266382.html

  10. Nice find!!! I LOVE bentwood chairs. Every time I see them for sale they are wanting an arm and a leg though :( I can totally see the chairs in the last photo looking right at home in you up space.

    1. Stinking auto spell! Meant to say looking right at home in your space :)


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