Thursday, August 19, 2010

Peek a boo in the kitchen!

You all know how much I love lucite. Normally I'm blogging about my lucite woes, because Jon hates it and I sadly thought I could sneak some of it into the house, but when ghost chair:

There version comes in at $135

I toyed with the idea of using it as a desk chair, but I wasn't sure about how comfy it would be so I went with this instead:

I love them! Plus instead of only a little bit of lucite I got an impact of lucite with two ghost stools!

It took forever to take that picture above, because this kept happening:

Those are three dogs peeking in the picture! Anyone else have little helpers like me while they work from home?

If you are in the Chicago area then you have an additional perk to they have an outlet center for in store pick up only. My stools are currently in there:

The pair is available for $77!

outlet center had many more finds that I wanted. All of you in Chicago are lucky people!

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

They look great! I was *this close* to getting those for our kitchen but decided on some draftsman stools from Wisteria instead. Are you going to put cushions on them like that Anna Kohler gal from the fabulous Renovation Style magazine article?

August 19, 2010 at 4:00 PM  
Blogger Kristen said...

That's too funny with the dogs!! Cute! Love the stools... a simple grasp of your design happiness! Did you see this wedding with the ghost chairs - :)

August 19, 2010 at 4:01 PM  
Blogger Katie said...

Um, you totally just made my day! This place is less than 30 minutes from my office. I see a lunch hour trip to buy ghost chairs in my future!

Thank you!

August 19, 2010 at 4:24 PM  
Blogger Courtney said...

wow! That's a really good price!

August 19, 2010 at 4:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is crazy. I almost just had a panic attack because I just bought black Victoria chairs from Kartell for 330.00, yikes. Good thing the black ones I just saw on your link don't ship across the country. Now I don't feel as bad. Great find!!!

August 19, 2010 at 4:54 PM  
Blogger Ms. Bright said...


August 19, 2010 at 4:58 PM  
Blogger Jessica O'Brien said...

wow, i've never seen stools like that! fabulous!

what is it with men not liking lucite? too "stripper-heels" for them? i loved this coffee table:, but it was a big no w/ my husband. ha!

August 19, 2010 at 4:59 PM  
Blogger Brittany said...

oh my!!!

i am in the same predicament. the boy does NOT like lucite, but i love it.

i wish i had access to the $77 stools! so gorgeous!

August 19, 2010 at 5:19 PM  
Blogger Elisa @ What the Vita said...

Perfect for the space! The better to see the rad floor..

August 19, 2010 at 5:36 PM  
Blogger Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

Great choice Camila and your little helpers are so cute!

August 19, 2010 at 6:11 PM  
Blogger layersofmeaning said...

I use my ghost chair as my office {bedroom} chair. I simply added a cushion to it. You can see it here:

August 19, 2010 at 6:27 PM  
Blogger layersofmeaning said...

Here is another one, you can see it better

August 19, 2010 at 6:28 PM  
Blogger Third Avenue Style said...

They look brillient. What I would give for an outlet store in Australia!


August 19, 2010 at 7:41 PM  
Blogger sherry said...

They look awesome, especially with the green floors!!!

August 19, 2010 at 7:47 PM  
Blogger Karena said...

camila I have never seen ghost chairs at that price I love them!!
The stools are perfect.

Art by Karena

August 19, 2010 at 8:07 PM  
Blogger AB HOME Interiors said...

Haha, too cute. Yes I have plenty of helpers too! Know the feeling! LOVE the lucite...way to sneak it in!

August 19, 2010 at 8:08 PM  
Blogger Sweet Nothings said...

oh, i am dying over how great it looks!!

August 19, 2010 at 8:12 PM  
Blogger Bri @Meyouandawienerdog said...

Great deal!

August 19, 2010 at 8:30 PM  
Blogger shari @ little blue deer said...

Never seen these before (on barstools), love!

August 19, 2010 at 9:26 PM  
Blogger kayce hughes said...

LOVE. what a deal!

August 19, 2010 at 10:13 PM  
Blogger Lila said...

I love the stools! Truly a great choice for the kitchen. I'm sure it makes the room look larger too. Looks awesome!
Lila Ferraro

August 19, 2010 at 10:44 PM  
Blogger Lauren Jade said...

no way! I love love those!! I have a small apartment and lucite is totally the way to go to keep a space from getting clogged up visually if you know what I mean. I also love your little kitchen island. :D and the dogs are too much!

August 19, 2010 at 10:50 PM  
Blogger Julie said...

SO fabulously cute.

Sometimes ebay will have amazing deals on generic lucite Ghost chairs. That's where I snagged mine.

August 19, 2010 at 11:46 PM  
Blogger Teresa Hatfield said...

Fantastic stools and chairs. Look great. So do the three pooches.
Teresa (Splendid Sass)

August 20, 2010 at 12:06 AM  
Blogger Hello Lover... said...

Love those - I am in Chicago and never knew this - thanks!

I really cannot wait to see how this all turns out!

August 20, 2010 at 3:38 AM  
Blogger C.J. said...

they look great! Good job!

August 20, 2010 at 6:23 AM  
Blogger Hamptontoes said...

I love lucite! A little peek a boo in the house is a good thing!

August 20, 2010 at 7:31 AM  
Anonymous Lauren said...

Gorgeous with your new floors!

August 20, 2010 at 8:20 AM  
Blogger Scientific Housewife said...

Wow, how fun are those!

August 20, 2010 at 9:01 AM  
Blogger Paulina said...

So I've been following you for a while (not in a stalker sort of way) and just love your blog! I, like you, love lucite. Look what I saw on Etsy:

I immediately thought about you :)

August 20, 2010 at 11:53 AM  
Blogger said...

Love, love, love those stools! My man also hates on the lucite, but like you, I will sneak some of it into the house one day. Oh yes I will!Love your little doggies too :)

August 20, 2010 at 12:03 PM  
Anonymous Stacy @ Design Something Better said...

First, I love a ghost stool - and yours look fab! Especially with that beee-utiful new floor!

Second, I live near the Interior Express Outlet, have purchased dining room chairs there - and LOVE them! They are so nice, helpful & have great prices! Glad you shared their link!

August 20, 2010 at 2:29 PM  
Blogger A Few of My Favorite Things said...

OMG, they are fabulous! And the price? Even more fab. I think I need a set of those too.

August 20, 2010 at 3:41 PM  
Anonymous Emily said...

Your stools are perfect! I love working with my dog, Willow. She's a cavalier king charles spaniel. You can see photos of her on my blog here:

August 20, 2010 at 7:36 PM  
Blogger Lavender and Lilies said...

Love love the stools!

August 22, 2010 at 6:56 PM  
Blogger Abbie said...

I love them! J's not a fan, so I'm not allowed to bring any in the house. ;)

August 22, 2010 at 9:58 PM  
Blogger paula said...

these are fabulous!

August 23, 2010 at 5:09 PM  

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