Splurge vs Steal : Garden Deck Chairs

1 May

I’m British and there’s nothing that quite says “summer is here” to me more than a good old garden deck chair (also known as a sling chair here in the USA!!).

This one is part of the new outdoor collection from Serena and Lily and it’s just gorgeous (and avail for pre-ordering right now). It has an old colonial style vibe to it with the bamboo marking effect on the teak frame . And the print is just fabulous.

Sling chair by Serena and Lily

But as with all things pretty , it’s not quite so cheap if you wanted to get a full set of them.  As an affordable alternative check out this plain red chair from Cost Plus World market.

Red garden chair from Cost Plus World Market

At $76.99 for the frame and canvas sling you could get a similar vibe to the Serena and Lily chair and then add in one of their gorgeous print pillows as well. Voila – designer garden look for a third of the price! However you might not want to leave it outside to weather as it wont likely  last as well as the other one!!

2 Responses to “Splurge vs Steal : Garden Deck Chairs”

  1. Karen Albert May 1, 2012 at 10:00 pm #

    I adore seeing High Low Examples….love Serena & Lily it is always great tr get a good price though!

    To see more Artistic Beauty…….2012 Artist Series featuring Designer and Paper Artist; Anita Rivera ( of Castles Crowns and Cottages)is in on my site! I hope you will visit…

    Art by Karena

    • Samantha May 3, 2012 at 8:54 am #

      Thanks for stopping by Karen – I really enjoy researching these High/Low comparisons – its fascinating to see what’s worth paying a little extra for and what isn’t !

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