Friday, November 12, 2010

Simple {Harvest} Chair Cover

A couple months ago I was at the fruit stand and asked the lady if I could buy a potato sack with out potatoes.  She said no.  I was bummed and almost bought a bunch of potatoes so I could have a bag or two. ;)  Well a while later Mr. Husband was at the same stand and must have used his mad negotiating skills because guess what he came home with?!  What a sweet man.  Even though he totally doesn’t understand why in the world I would want these, he was kind enough to persuade the said fruit stand lady to relinquish one of her precious sacks.
As soon as he brought it home, I knew I loved it, but I wasn’t sure what I was going to do with it. Sometimes being paralyzed by possibilities is a problem for me, but as I hung it over the back of the chair, it hit me…
Super Cute Chair Cover!
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Here is my Harvest version, but you could totally change it out for  all the seasons.  Or even stencil numbers on for everyday decor.  All I did was slip it over and tie some ribbon around with my foxtails.  I wrapped the ends of the foxtails with jute twine to cover the raw edges.  Done and done. SO easy.
Do you love?  I do!
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You might be saying, ‘well that’s great Krista, you have ONE chair cover’.  But, no worries!  I found more online for cheap!  You can find them HERE and you won’t even have to deal with stingy fruit stand ladies.   Although, I am thinking of doing a kind deed  & bringing some to her.  Maybe she does have a shortage. ?
Anyway, I am going to order me some and maybe some cute coffee bags as well.  I have another idea in mind for them that I will share with you soon.
I hope you are enjoying the Thanksgiving season and that maybe this will give you some inspiration for you festive table.
Have a great weekend!
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  1. I love it, what a fabulous idea! And what a nice hubby, that is just the sweetest thing!!

  2. So lovely and with an organic feel.
    Thank you for the idea!

  3. BRILLIANT!!! The fruit stand lady sounds rather grouchy to me... your hubby must have put on the charm!! LOL!


  4. cute idea. thanks for sharing!

  5. Krista...this is very pretty. Were these grey or did you dye them? I love the rust colored ribbon.

  6. Thank you for your nice comments on my blog! Love these chair covers and the harvest wreath you made is beautiful! Great blog!! Kristen

  7. I love this!! Very well done


  8. Love the dark burlap - perfect for this time of year. Gorgeous.

  9. What a great idea! And so funny that your hubby got one for free!!

  10. That is funny...she wouldn't SELL you a sack? This is a fun idea for a chair cover and I love the foxtails for detail...very cute!!!

  11. Oh man! I do love it! Super Fab idea!
    You should come link this up to my weekly Thursday Making It With Allie Link Party! I think it would make a Fabulous addition!

  12. I'm thinking of using this idea for my wedding, but my mom is concerned they will be itchy or scratchy. Are they?


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