I did a little victory dance when I came across not one but two folding chairs in the thrift shop last month. Actually, that’s not true — I quickly collapsed them and dragged them around the store with me so no one else snapped them up.
These chairs were — wait for it — $2 each. I dare you to try to buy something that nice for $2 at one of those nothing-really-costs-a-dollar-anymore Dollar Stores.
I needed folding chairs for my new craft table, which I shared a few weeks ago, and these ones were perfect. One was a dark brownish metal and the other was the identical black metal/black vinyl combo they sell for $10.97 at Walmart.*
The chairs did put an end to my thrifting adventure, though. I already had two large lamps to carry, and two heavy metal folding chairs slung over my arms made it quite impossible to browse for anything else.
Back at home, I decided to paint the all-metal chair since it was a dreary brownish maroon …