Look!: Kim's eBay Finds (and a Question)

Look!: Kim's eBay Finds (and a Question)

leslie
Feb 19, 2008

AT:SF reader Kim wrote to us: I want to thank AT bloggers for tempting me back to hunt [eBay] for great furniture finds. I've only used it for 'cheap to ship' items and never thought that furniture could be shipped economically. Wrong!! I'm in the process of *completely* refurnishing / redeocrating my home (save a few casegoods) and I found some amazing chairs for 1/2 to 1/4 what I was thinking of paying retail...

...I found a regent chair for my guest room to accompany an amazing MCM sofa I had recovered in peacock silk (the back comes off and it's a twin bed). And then I found two danish modern lounge chairs for my front room to work with a *giant* abstract painting that my grandfather bought in the 1960s.

Check out the pics. I'm a bit giddy with the home-dec fever. :-)


Couch cost me $40 plus $375 to reupholster

Regent chair cost $230 BIN on ebay, plus $18 to ship FedEx ground

Danish chairs cost $430 BIN on ebay, plus $100 to ship UPS ground

Painting -- free
PS -- I would LOVE suggestions for recovering the regent chair. Maybe charcoal velvet to contrast with the wood and the peacock blue silk?

Anyone have advice for Kim?

Thanks, Kim!
Created with Sketch.