"As much as we loved the original natural wood finish, we painted [the chairs] black to match our furniture, as well as to cover up tricky glue spots. We love how we have a part of history in our home!
House Tour: Colorful, Low-Key Retro Style in Melbourne
On their proudest DIY: "Our six original Thonet dining chairs! These chairs were the original ones used by the diners at the former George Hotel in St. They came straight off the ship and to the restaurant post-war and have been in use since.
Creative, Collective Sanctuary Style in Silver Lake