I am pleased to say that I’ve got another freebie for my retro living room design project - an armchair that was on its way from a vintage furniture shop to the dump. It didn’t exactly look like this when my hubby brought it home to me; it had a cream damask patterned cover over it which went all the way down to the floor and hid the chair’s legs. When I first saw it, it would be an understatement to say that I was disappointed, in fact I may have even used “urgghhh”. But my husband had already looked beneath the cover and knew that underneath was this lovely original brown and orange patterned fabric.
Okay, I say lovely, and I know that to some people it’s probably even less desirable in this state, but to me it was absolutely perfect for our 60s/70s living room, especially with the orange line running through it. And best of all, it was completely free and I’d previously been looking for a small retro armchair for the living room and all had been out of any kind of price-range that I could afford!
So that’s another item of furniture kept out of the landfill site, recycled and reused in my living room – and that make’s it even more special for me!
- Interior design inspirations for my retro living room (cassiefairy.com)
- DIY Project – Orange cushions for my retro living room (cassiefairy.com)
- A gorgeous piece of artwork for my retro living room – by artist Mable Tan (cassiefairy.com)
- A new table for my retro living room – and it was free (cassiefairy.com