Your Life Story hand painted on an accent chair


Shipping to United States: Free

What's your story? What are your loves, your passions, your memories? Now imagine that story depicted on an accent chair to be a vivid, tangible, treasured reminder of all that is beautiful in your life. Yours alone. That's what this chair could be for you.

The chair featured above was made to order for one single person, with every minute detail representative of her unique story. The client and I talked at length, allowing me to glean a wealth of details about her life--what kind of snacks her kids like, what books they read, the family's passion for all things Iowa State, and many, many more. Then I took that laundry list of life minutiae, and created a scene: her family has just had a picnic on the lawn overlooking Iowa State's campanile, where her dog chased the swans, her kids ate powdered donuts, and she enjoyed a necessary cup of coffee. The scene wraps around the chair to the back, where night falls on the Jack Trice Stadium, which is lit up for the big game. Her perfect day. It's a three-dimensional moment frozen in time, with all the client's dearest loves distilled into one image.

Your chair, well, that remains to be imagined...and that's what I will do. Contact me, tell me what your story is, and I will create a custom design that is deeply personal to you, and hand paint it into being. Several unfinished chair styles are available for you to choose from (for a sampling, take a look at the other chairs in my shop). I use all non-toxic acrylic paints, and seal each piece with non-toxic acrylic sealer for durability and gloss--clean up is as easy as a wipe with a damp cloth!

I use solid hardwood, adult-sized chairs, suitable for use as desk chairs, accent chairs, or dining chairs.

Let's start a conversation and see where your story and my imagination can take us!

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Due to the customized nature of the product, all sales are final.

In the event that a piece has a defect that is deemed to be within the purview of Lara Eve Designs and outside of the listed restrictions, a replacement, repair or refund will be issued at the discretion of Lara Eve Designs provided you contact me within 10 days of receipt of the item.


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Lara Eve Designs is not responsible for subjective interpretations of art.

Lara Eve Designs agrees to deliver an intact product, free from major defect. Wood furniture pieces vary widely even within model groups, and variances in grain, coloring, and other cosmetic differences are not considered defects.

In the course of normal use, wooden furniture of any kind will incur incidental damage. This is considered normal within the life of the product.

Lara Eve Designs is not responsible for wear and tear or other damage after purchase.

Lara Eve Designs does not manufacture the unfinished wood products used. Lara Eve Designs may be required to assemble products prior to application of original artwork. Before assembly or application of any artwork, Lara Eve Designs will inspect all products for obvious visual and physical defects. Any unfinished product found to be defective or possessing visual defects that will interfere with the overall artistic vision of the finished product will be returned to the manufacturer and not be used as an artistic canvas. The assembly and finish work provided by Lara Eve Designs should in no way void or invalidate the manufactures warranty or responsibility. Manufacture’s information will be provided if requested.

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