Before and After for those of you who asked. . .
Luv Romantic
September 23, 2013 in Before & After
Here are the chairs and the fabric I decided to go with.

It is a heavy ivory silk with beautiful slubbing(not sure if you can tell in the picture). While I am not married to the fabric I do love it. Especially how it ties in with the colors of my living room.

I am prepared for the naysayers and those who will say "I like the before better." ;-)

They were very easy to redo and if someone can give me an example that you think would work better, I'm open to suggestions.

I do want it to tie in with the LR which is where the pictures were taken. So you see the colors and style I like.

Thanks! :-)
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sondramartina
They are so you !
:)
And they really tie your LR & DR! I hope you are keeping funky rug !
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carolins
Perfect! Love them.
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Nancy Walton
Very nice. And it DOES go with the carpet...
2 Likes   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 23, 2013 at 11:57AM
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groveraxle
They are perfect with the funky rug...which you now absolutely MUST keep! Luv Romantic, don't listen to naysayers. You have great style and it's all your own.
2 Likes   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 23, 2013 at 12:13PM
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Luv Romantic
Thanks! I was so nervous to post. I didn't think they would get a kind reception. :-)I do plan on keeping the rug for sure and actually was able to return the Blue Trellis. :-0

I am now looking and think I have found a rug for my dining area with the same colors only striped.

Just hope it stays on sale while I am waiting to get the funds to purchase. :-)
   September 23, 2013 at 12:50PM
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JudyG Designs
I think you picked great colors…and only because I started looking around did I come up with another…just ‘cause I like the golden yellow living room chairs with your rug.

I am not suggesting that you change, just that it is such a fun rug it makes me want to “shop”.

4 Likes   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 23, 2013 at 1:02PM
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Luv Romantic
Aww that is PURTY! :-) and I do love the Trellis pattern!

Things that make you go Hmmmmmm... :-)
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Darzy
Looks great!
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Luv Romantic
:-)
   September 23, 2013 at 2:36PM
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Keitha
Iplay10s has a great suggestion to tie the yellow from the LR into the dining room with the fab table and chairs!! Also love your quirky LR rug!
1 Like   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 23, 2013 at 2:45PM
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Anne
It looks beautiful!
1 Like   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 23, 2013 at 4:17PM
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kcar66
looks nice
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Paradise Restored Landscaping & Exterior Design
Nice eye! Well done!
1 Like   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 23, 2013 at 6:44PM
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bschr
Very happy fabric, well done.
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Carmel Decor
Very nice, enjoy your new chairs
1 Like   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 23, 2013 at 9:20PM
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unwantedadvice
Very nice fabric. The chairs look super! Good job. :))
1 Like   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 24, 2013 at 12:37AM
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business
Color effect of this picture is good and the fabric looks good.
1 Like   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 24, 2013 at 3:25AM
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indianpatti
Awesome! So much happier .. goes great with the rug too!
1 Like   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 24, 2013 at 3:56AM
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chrisinky
That fabric looks very nice & you did a great job on the chairs! The lighter color makes the wood stand out too. I really expected something super wild for the way you were worrying over them. :) We're just here for advice & what really matters is that you are happy!
1 Like   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 24, 2013 at 6:05AM
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Luv Romantic
Thanks everyone!

@Keitha, I actually have two guest chairs that are on either side of my buffet that I redid in Mustard Microsuede.

But I do like that material and am now thinking of redoing those chairs with the yellow trellis.

Because I HEART pattern! ;-)
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sharpkl
I love your eclectic style. Go Girl!
1 Like   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 24, 2013 at 7:32AM
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Luv Romantic
@iplays10s, OK so I went to the website for that fabric to purchase for my two guest chairs and it is no longer available. :-(
   September 24, 2013 at 8:19AM
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Lori
Luv Romantic, the chairs look great and I love your style. You have my favourite sofa.....not just on Houzz, but anywhere! Do you know the manufacturer? It's exactly what I'm looking for and I really love the way it looks with all your other furnishings, including these new dining room chairs.
1 Like   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 28, 2013 at 7:12AM
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gingerfay
I love them! They are so nice!
1 Like   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 28, 2013 at 7:41AM
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Andrea Schumacher Interiors
Nice!
1 Like   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 28, 2013 at 7:59AM
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Luv Romantic
@lori Thanks! The manufacturer is Kunzleman-Esser. I found it on CL and the previous owner said it was 15 years old. So I am not sure they still make them or even if they are still in business.

But if you search for Barrel Sofa's/couch online, many that are very similar will pop up.
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jimedrice
Nice work, love the shape of those chairs!
   Thanked by Luv Romantic    September 30, 2013 at 6:13AM
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Luv Romantic
@lori, Here are similar ones from "Crate and Barrel"
   September 30, 2013 at 6:51AM
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Lori
Thank you so much, Luv Romantic, that's a big help. I won't be able to shop for furniture until after the holidays, but now I know what search for. Thanks again!
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