Happy New Year!
I had several parcels arrive today, one of which contained a set of four chairs. Now, the chairs are definitely NOT Tudor (they're Stuart, at the earliest, with really ugly white upholstery), but I'm going to use a couple of them temporarily in the castle until I get my Jacobean house going :)
I bought them in spite of the upholstery on them, in the hopes that I could perhaps recover them.
It took a little more prying than I thought to get the padding off, but in the end brute force won :)
After playing with a few different fabrics and leathers, I've chosen to cover two in a soft brown leather and two in a very pretty, tiny red pattern. Here they are!
A quick cross stitch project: 3. The Spirit of Holiday Baking (a gingerbread style angel by Brookes Books) - I was determined to get this Spirit of Holiday Baking 3D figure from Brookes Books finished in time to display for Christmas (THIS Christmas, I mean!), and...
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