Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Patio Chairs Part 1

Happy Hump day everyone!  Just wanted to share a project we are working on for our covered patio.  Since moving in December, we have been at a lack for furniture moving from a 1000 sq ft home to a 2200 sq ft home.

We have a cute little covered patio now, that I'm dying to decorate and make cozy and comfy for sitting and relaxing having a glass of wine or watching little man play, even having a great dinner.  But alas all the patio furniture I love is REALLY expensive.  In comes Ana White and her awesome diy project plans, that are budget friendly :)

We are planning on building a sectional sofa and table with chairs for the patio similar to this style from West Elm.
                                  Wood-Slat Sectional

Luckily Ana has a identical version of the build in her plans online wooohooo.  So me and hottie hubs printed our cut list and supplies and headed over to Lowes to pick up the wood and other necessary items.  Mind you me and Jon are novices when it comes to building furniture.  3 years ago we (helped) renovate our first little house, but that was mostly hanging drywall, installing sinks, and toilets, and laying tile.  Nothing this complex.....

So we bought the Kreg Jig recomended, the wood, wood glue, wood filler, and screws.  I was even able to get the guy at lowes to cut the wood for us to sizes listed on the cut list!  Once we got home we got to work reading and re reading instructions.

We laid out all the pieces, sprayed ourselves from head to toe with mosquito repellent, because let face it we live in Miami, in which the mosquitoes loves this Latin blood in my veins.


We jigged we glued and we screwed it all together, and you know what.....we had fun, we really enjoyed it!  Oh boy what a can of worms that is, I already have eyes on about 25 other plans on her site for my house.  

Here are some action shots and the obligatory beer shot from that day.




Great Beer by the way, we got it at whole foods, nummy nummy.



You know what?! It came out great! Wanna see???



I'm so stinkin happy with this chair its not funny! now we only have four more pieces to build.  But the best part of this whole thing is that the chair only cost us $17 in material....yes $17.  And the Kreg Jig only cost us $39, and I KNOW we will be using it alot from now on, so it was soooo worth the money.  Not only that, be it took us exactly 1 and a half hours to put it together.  Isn't that awesome! We still need to stain it and make some cushions for them, but that will come soon.

Sorry Im a bit excited, maybe it was the two cups of coffee today.....lol

So if you haven't seen Ana's site, or you feel like it may be too much. GO AND CHECK IT OUT, its a must, and trust me, if clumsy me can put it together so can you!

I will post the additions as we go.

Hugs and Kisses,

Ivette

 

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    The chair looks great. Can't wait to see more!

    Best,
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