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Of the color orange, metal chairs and balcony space makeover

While orange may not be everyone’s choice as a primary color that dominates the decor of the house, it is certainly one of my favorites.  This tropical color of the sun for me is a sign of fun, festivity, joy, warmth and brightness.  I use a lot of orange in the house as it has an inherent quality of making things look attractive and ‘generally happy’.

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So when I chanced upon a few old, in fact ugly looking fold-able metal chairs and a table, the first thought that crossed my mind was to get them painted a fiery orange.  Considering that the chairs were really worn out, I did not have high hopes on how they would turn out.  But contrary to what I expected, I was pleasantly surprised to see the end result.  The chairs turned out to be a flaming orange with a neat and smooth finish.   Here are some of the ‘before’ and ‘after’ pictures.

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I placed them in my balcony which was not really being used.  The area now is a cozy space that can be used to sit down, read or generally relax.

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The table is wide enough and comfortable to read, write on and even work.

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Do you have any ‘space make-over’ projects to share? I would love to hear from you.

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