|Bungalow 5 Harlow Tea Table, available at Clayton Gray Home (shown in Turquoise in Trad Home)|
|Mary McDonald (who else?) via Domino via Matters of Style (check out their great post on Ming low tables)|
|As purchased. The frame is solid wood and super-heavy.|
|thumbs down... too pearly/metallic|
|Another no-go. Still a fan of the bright (and kid-friendly) school-bus yellow vinyl - but, the color didn't work with my other yellows.|
Ultimately, I opted for a graphic print... but, only after treating the wood frames to a shiny new coat of white spray paint.
Here they are now:
For now, they're working well in the basement and I think the bold punch of black and white pattern brightens up the space. But, I'm sure I'll tire of the chevron look sooner or later and these benches will undergo a makeover or five in their lifetimes. A few cans of spray paint and a yard of fabric is all it would take for an entirely new look.