Hi friends. I've been holding back on you. Before my bug hit, I did a little painting and thrifting.
Let me show you what I found.
I bought two of these bedside tables off Craig's List for $25 a piece. They are in very rough shape, and I had to go to a smoke-filled bait shop to buy them. But I love the design, and I bought black, high gloss paint to make them fabulous. They also have a drawer on the front. I may have to change the hardware, but I'm waiting to see how it looks once the rest of the piece is painted.
I'm going to put them in our guest room. I'm not convinced they are the ideal size, but they are fabulous for now. I can always move them to a different room later, or pass them off to a client.
I was thrilled when I found a pair of these lamps at one of my favorite re-sale shop. But sadly, when I brought them home, the creme background looked too yellow, so they are going back. If you're local and you think they'd work in your home, let me know!
They are such a nice size and style, but are in need of new shades.
I almost passed out when I saw this set of tumblers for $2.50 a piece. I bought six. Gold + greek key design = sold to me! Someday, when my toddler doesn't destroy everything, my hubby and I plan to have a bar cart in our living room. We actually have the perfect place for it. These will be ideal!
Changing gears...Remember this white dresser from my son's nursery? It was my husband's when he was little and we just keep using it. But for H.'s big boy room, it needed a paint job and new hardware.
See? This is the generic, old hardware I put on the dresser years ago.
I replaced them with these beauties. The best part? They were $2.50 a piece at my favorite antique store. I looooooove them.
The dresser got painted Bunker Hill Green 566 by Benjamin Moore. I know it looks almost sage in my picture, but it's more kelly green. Doesn't the brass look great against the green?
The walls in his new room are going from nursery blue (that was left from the previous owner) to Nimbus Gray by Benjamin Moore. It's a great gray, that still feels cheerful and not too dark.
I hope you enjoyed my latest updates and thrifty finds. Do you have a favorite piece or do you think I'm crazy for buying all this old furniture?
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