I harvested some wonderful treasures from the Grey Lynn inorganic rubbish collection a few weeks back. One of my favourite finds was this rickety chair…
When my parents came to visit they asked if I was going to paint the chair. No way! I love the flaking blue paint. Although, I should add, this is strictly an ‘outdoor chair’. Don’t know if I want that crusty paint on my carpet. So it sits outside my front door as a glorified pot plant stand and a place to sit under the eaves to take off shoes. Like a faithful sentinel.
This chair has got me thinking about…
Other uses for chairs
I love chairs, they’re so versatile, so multipurpose.
You heard me – chairs are not just for sitting people! Flat wooden chairs are particularly good. Think, old stools or standard issue school chairs. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
- Stack magazines
- Pot plant stand
- Side table
- Display over sized ornaments
Hang off hooks for instant storage:
No shelves? No problem…
Hang folding chairs for storage and clothes
Tattered old chair…turned shelf: