web-213 are my old metal garden chairsas as well as my adirondack chairs which I have shown before  but thought I would share again.    web-184

Slowly over the years I have accumulated all of these chairs. web1

I found every single one of them on the curb and brought them back to life with sand paper, elbow grease and most importantly RED paint. web-185

  I  love turning a piece of junk into something wonderful and useful.  web-jkl-142

They give my yard character and color and the price was right.  web-197 

~Happiness is never stopping to think if you are.  ~Palmer Sondreal



  1. You took someone trash and made it into something very nice. Your red chairs look great in your yard.

  2. I love all of your beautiful red chairs! How wonderful that you found these curbside and were able to restore them so nicely!

  3. Teresa~Thank you so much for your post. I have 2 of the same type of chairs along with a glider. They are old and rusted. I was just about to the point of sitting them on the side of the road BUT now your post has inspired me to use some navel jelly and clean the rust off and paint them red. I love your furniture so much.
    Again thanks for sharing and inspiring me.:)
    The Tattered Tassel

  4. Oh how I love this post…your yard is amazing and your work really paid off…the chairs are amazing!!! HAVE A GREAT VTT!

  5. I like the way you tie your collection together by painting them red – a cherry color in all seasons.

  6. I like both of those types of chairs. They look especially nice in red.

  7. Those are all such great, classic chairs! And to think you got them all curbside. They really look beautiful again thanks to your TLC and hard work!

  8. Wow, you’ve really done some nice work refurbishing your chairs, they look FABULOUS! I am so impressed! Thanks for sharing today- makes me want to head outside and start working on my own back yard!

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  10. such beautiful pieces of garden furniture! red always strikes out well with green.. and look so much like summer is here! thanks for sharing and happy VTT.

  11. How pretty! My mom has the metal one in yellow and a child-sized one to match. They’re the ugliest things ever but she loves them. I bet I’d love them too if she’d let me paint them up as pretty as yours…I’ll have to ask her!

    Have a great VTT!


  12. Well done with the chairs and the recycling!

  13. Beautiful! You did such a good job coordinating them. :)


  14. I love those chairs…both varieties. And they were free? Wow!

    I’m visiting from the Coloradolady. Please stop by my place and take a look at the three linky parties I’m starting up the first week of June.

    Have a great Memorial weekend!

    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage

  15. Beautiful!! Great job they are fab!

  16. I love your vintage chairs, both metal and the adirondack! My vintage metal chairs came from the alley behind my house. Someone was actually throwing them away. Like you, I salvaged mine too and gave them a coat of paint. Mine are green. If we put our chairs together we would have a Christmas post!! Happy VTT!

    Susan and Bentley

  17. WONDERFUL finds and better yet, you have transformed them into beauties! Dontcha just love red paint :)


  18. What great finds both! I remember that my great grandmother had metal outdoor chairs like that. They were more comfortable than one would expect. You have a beautiful yard.

  19. I am in love with red!!! So I love all your chairs in the yard….
    I enjoyed your post…

  20. Oh your chairs are so beautiful! I would love chairs like yours but they just aren’t available here (even in reproduction)…the perfect VTT post!

  21. I can’t believe you found those for free. I’m so glad you’ve taken them in and made them beautiful again.

  22. Wow you did a great job! I’ve never seen anything like these on the curb.

  23. Love them as always! Incredible that you found them all on the curb.

  24. LOVE all those red chairs. My parents used to have some of them. I wish I had them now!!


  25. I could look at your lovely red chairs every week!! Thanks for sharing them again….they inspire me :)


  26. I “saved” a pair of metal chairs. Mine are painted dark green, but it is time to give them a face lift. My grandparents had six of the metal ones with the scrolls in the back. I wish I had them today…

  27. WHAT WONDERFUL RED CHAIRS…. they are so vibrant.