Local Finds: Outside

Can you believe this heatwave!? Really putting on the pressure to get our outside ready for summer. SO glad we bought our grill before Memorial Day. At least we had that!

This past Sunday was a solid day for furniture shopping. We found ourselves searching for vintage pieces starting in High Falls, NY and having the most success in Kingston, NY.

We found this great outdoor dining set at Milne, a fantastic antique shop on Broadway in Kingston.

We've been eyeing similar pieces in our online search and it's always exciting to find what you're looking for, especially in person. As you can tell from the photo above, this set is in need of a little love. I've never refinished furniture before and thought hey, why not have some fun with it?

I've been feeling super inspired by these images for a while. I love the bold black and white stripe, which would look great for the seat cushion and I know it might seem a little crazy, but I was really curious as to how this set would look in a light gold color. I did a test chair in Rust-Oleum Champagne Mist and...


I kinda dig it!

We'll see how the rest of it goes. Be sure to check back for updates.