Thursday, March 4, 2010

Craigslist: Such a Deal!

Mister wants a "library room"; I am not sure if I have mentioned this yet, what with all the other stuff going on around here. Anyway... I decided a library room needs wing back chairs, so I have been watching Craigslist like it's going out of style. Today I saw this add:

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/fuo/1626607262.html

Here are our new chairs in their new forever home:

 

  

I offered them $220 and they took it. I should feel guilty, because it was like an 80 year old woman selling them. But I don't. She lives in a nice part of town. I am sure she has more money than me! 
They actually look a lot nicer in the photos. But I am going to go over them with an upholstery cleaner-machine and hopefully that will help a bit. I do plan on eventually getting them re-upholstered, once I finish the main floor and the rooms we actually spend time in. And someday this room with be a deep teal. Something like the kitchen cabinets on left:

7 comments:

Kim @ NewlyWoodwards said...

I like the yellow, a lot! Good find.

Danielle and Clint said...

What adorable chairs!! I think you should keep the yellow. The color looks great against the walls.

Kelly said...

Good find!

Erin @ SYL: Slipcover Your Life said...

OMG you got them! LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE! And you know how I feel about deep teal (thats the color my living room is, warning, multiple coats are a MUST!)

Joi said...

Those are fabulous! Great find, girl!

Laurendy said...

beautiful chairs, love love love the yellow

Eileen said...

Fantastic find!! Congratulations! YAY! Mister wants a library room and you're going to give him the best library room around! I say keep the yellow, too! Ohh, with the teal...gorgeous!