Last week some of my miniature chairs were featured in a post. Now it's time to confess, it doesn't stop with miniatures. I also have accumulated a number of child-sized chairs over the years. Here they are hauled outside on the front steps to photograph:
These have been collected over a long time, most from thrift shops but a couple from Ross and TJ Maxx. Those are the folding chair and bent twig ones at the back left. The taller one on the right is an early Texas primitive bought from The Guild Shop run by volunteers from St. John the Divine church. It probably cost more than the others, but it's been nearly 30 years since it came home with me and memory of the price is long gone. Two little maple wooden ones came from The Bluebird Shop and Sand Dollar. Also from SD is the green decorated one in front. It's red big brother was $5.00 at Manna a few months ago. The small Adirondack chair was red with the name Katie on the middle slat. It needs a second coat of blue still.
The folding chair sits to the left of the front door on the steps with a birdcage full of succulents on its seat. The others are all used inside, including one not in the picture. It's on top of a high bookcase, being used as an extra shelf to hold some ornamental tins. It is a plain light wood with rush seat from Ikea.
Inside the little chairs hold vignettes, stacks of books and seasonal decor.
It's hard to say why these small seats speak to me, but they always have. It's been fun to find them over the years and figure out how to incorporate them into our home. Plus, we're ready for a tea party; just say the word!
Until next time,