Five Dollar Chairs

smickerdoodleMay 25, 2009

What do you do with a couple of five dollar chairs, some sand pails, some terra cotta pots, and a few left over flowers? Well you make garden art of course. The chairs I bought at the Resale Store in Ann Arbor. I made the stepping stone. The sand pails were dollar clearances at Michaels. The terra cotta pots were sitting on a shelf in the studio. And the flowers were some left over annuals from another project.


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It looks very pretty! The chairs look like they are in great shape. I really like the red sand pails with the stark white of the chairs - always a winning combination! But I am curious to see the top of the "table" because I bet you mosaiced it with stained glass! Any thought of mosaicing the clay pots too? It is a very inviting resting spot!

    Bookmark   May 25, 2009 at 10:49PM
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nanagrandma(9 SouthWest, Calif)

I love the setting white with red always looks great together it just works! Pretty Vignette!


    Bookmark   May 25, 2009 at 10:56PM
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smick... more color, thank you! Now "red" with "white" chairs...luv it! Also like your table top...luv your stepping stones! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   May 25, 2009 at 11:08PM
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Micki, nice place to come with glass of iced whatever & plan your next project! I think that is your studio. The blue is pretty too. Very patriotic setting! The red white & blue come through again!! Great combination! Jan

    Bookmark   May 26, 2009 at 3:20AM
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Micki You did good. I also was thinking about some of your pretty colored glass glued to the terre cotta planters. Nice little place to sip you morning coffee.


    Bookmark   May 26, 2009 at 7:14AM
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Marlene Kindred

Very cool! Love the white chairs!! And the red pots make the whole space just pop!!

    Bookmark   May 26, 2009 at 10:26AM
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You and Lindasewandsew ought to do your own garden decorating magazine!!!!!!! So very Cool!!!!!!!

    Bookmark   May 26, 2009 at 1:46PM
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use2bcapecodr(z5 OH)

Very cute setting, Micki!!

And...I'm sitting here wondering...why has it never occurred to me to paint my old, wooden, folding chairs?!! LOL


    Bookmark   May 26, 2009 at 2:40PM
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tennesseetrash(7 east tenn)

Very nice!

    Bookmark   May 27, 2009 at 4:00PM
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