autumn thrifty treasures




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We have had gorgeous weather here and I have been able to hit a few yard sales on Saturday mornings.

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$10 for this pair of chairs at a yard sale! I think they will be perfect on either side of the fireplace? Replaced with the right fabric and I actually love the wood -- no painting needed here, but probably some touch up.
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Okay, bear with me on this one!! It’s in rough shape and the spindle-wagon-wheels can throw you for a loop, but imagine it painted, some cool industrial wheels, and the top layer of laminate removed.
I think it will be perfect in a little corner in the kitchen. $8.99 at the thrift store
kitchen cart

A desk for the guest room $15 (yard sale) Not sure what I’m doing with this yet:
desk


I died at this lamp at the thrift store. ($5) With a coat of metallic paint, I think it will be perfect in the boys’ room:
lamp


And a fun, big bucket for books or drinks or who knows -- $6
bucket

Do you see the potential in these or do you think I'm crazy?? Now I need to get my buns moving -- hopefully they will be fun projects in the dreary months of winter.

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8 comments:

  1. Jessica @ This Blessed Life10/22/14, 11:30 AM

    That lamp!! I have stars in my eyes! Great find. :)

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  2. All your finds are amazing and I am sure you will give them awesome makeovers. You can't beat the prices.

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  3. We were thisclose to buying a bucket like that one from an estate sale 2 weeks ago, but the bottom was rusted out and it was starting to perforate near the handles. Had it been in as good a shape as yours....

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  4. After you take off the spindle wagon wheels, it probably would look cool to paint them and hang them as decorations during Christmas. Wheels turned into pseudo snowflakes!
    I like those chairs. Good call to only replace the fabric.

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  5. Please keep the wagon-spindle-wheels for use as an accessory somewhere. I think they're cool!

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  6. I have the wheeled cart and I don't know what to do with it in my new house. I'm going to hold on to it til I see your makeover! I love the industrial wheel idea!

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  7. I see the potential! Super jealous of that desk and lamp!

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  8. I need to go thrift wherever you are! How far are you from NC? lol

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