Last week though, an awful thing happened to me because the most direct route from A to B was past The Art Shoppe, with half an hour to spare, and I went inside.
The Art Shoppe is a huge furniture store in Toronto where, technically, if you have to ask what it costs you can't afford it. Except that everything has a price tag so you don't actually need to ask - plus, they are having a massive sale. Really I was looking for new dining room chairs (long story, extremely boring) and the store has a huge display of dining furniture in its windows, much of which looks like it would fit very nicely in a small almost square dining room that also serves as living room, library, and craft centre.
I went through the whole place before spotting these chairs, which I want very very much.
|'Collette Dining Chairs', from The Art Shoppe|
|'Kelly Settee' from The Art Shoppe|
|'Napa Valley Settee' from The Art Shoppe|
I can't help thinking either of those sofas would look great with this chair, while I'm dreaming:
|'Jaden Wing Chair', from The Art Shoppe, in Toronto|
But the fact is I can't have any of it. Gah! Mostly because my current furniture is not only fine but was recently reupholstered at not insignificant expense.
Still: shopping is nice. And now I have pictures to