Vintage Kids Desk Redo

April 30, 2013 at 6:02 pm (Projects, Shop Items) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Over the summer we found an old kids desk for $2 at a garage sale. Jeremy might have thought I was crazy, but I knew this baby had potential.

Before:

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I sanded her down, and painted a few coats of this lovely grey. Then roughed it up with some distressing. The finishing touch was the adorable new yellow knobs! Here is how she turned out:

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Adorable, no?

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I’m pretty proud of this little baby and hope that someone else loves it and wants to give it a new home too! 🙂

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Toy Box

April 30, 2013 at 2:37 pm (Projects, Shop Items) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

A project done!  The abused vintage toy box started out like this:

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The white is actually wood filler, added by me.  But, you get the picture.  It was old, and rough, and needed lots of wood filler and love.  I sanded and filled and sanded some more.  Finally I chose turquoise paint and white for the inside.  Not as creative as I originally sought out to be, but it turned out fun so I left it there.  I antiqued the edges a bit and roughed up the “wear spots”.  I like how it turned out simple and fun!

After:

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What do you think?  I think it turned out super adorable.  I was going to replace the handles, but the old ones are vintage ceramic and actually cleaned up nicely.  I’m even tempted to keep this one!  Why keep a toy box? … more news to come! 😉

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Storage Chair In Shop

July 13, 2009 at 3:13 pm (Shop Items) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

I finished this little storage chair (the one I found on the side of the road) for the shop.  Here’s the before:

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And here’s the finished product:

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You like?  Let me know if you are interested!

***SOLD***

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Adorable Little Chair

June 10, 2009 at 12:41 pm (Shop Items) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Behold the new addition to the shop (or soon to be):

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Isn’t he cute??  I’m not sure if I will remodel this little guy or sell as is.  Any suggestions?  I was thinking black paint and new cushion.  But then again, I love the wood and the teal vinyl.  Hmmm…  Let me know if you have any interest in this oh-so-cute MCM chair (refinished or not) and I will keep you all updated on what I do with it!

I did end up leaving the chair as is after a good cleaning, and  a girl immediately fell in love with it and snatched it up! 

**SOLD**

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Mid Century Paintings For Sale In Shop

June 8, 2009 at 7:42 am (Shop Items) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

I went back to the thrift store and those paintings were still there.  AND, they were 1/2 off!  So, I snagged them and cleaned them up a bit.  Now for sale in the shop!  Check them out!

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I think they would look really cute with the new roadside find chair!

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Maybe in a little girl’s mid century room?

***SOLD***

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Vintage Cofee Table

May 22, 2009 at 7:48 am (Shop Items) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

We have another coffee table added to the shop.  This one was so cute, but in bad shape:

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And… Here’s the after:

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Actually, it is also getting little white feet, but I couldn’t resist showing you how it turned out.  Let me know if you are interested.

SOLD!

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Mid Century Coffee Table

May 7, 2009 at 11:17 am (Shop Items) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

I have a gorgeous Mid Century Modern Coffee Table to add to the shop!  The table is low and long, and gorgeous wood.  The triangle pattern in the center is neat and the legs are that great MCM shape.  The table is in great vintage condition but for one small mark in the top.  It is refinish-able and would be perfect!  Let me know if you are interested! 🙂

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***SOLD***

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A Few Items For Sale

May 4, 2009 at 8:04 am (Shop Items) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Here are a few of our first big items for sale in the new shop.  There are a few others in the works that needed face-lifts, but these beauties were great as-is.  Let me know if you are interested, although these are awful large to ship.  Mid Century lovers should swoon for them!

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The cute little fiberglass chair is a gorgeous robin’s egg blue.  It says Krueger Metal Products, Green bay Wisconsin on its tag.  The hutch is gorgeous and spacious.  It has two shelves behind the glass door, two cupboards below, and three drawers, one of which has dividers.  The oval details on the doors are really cool.  The tag says Gibson Furniture Co. 

Let me know if you are interested! 🙂  And, stay tuned, there should be a MCM coffee table and a funky table and chairs by the end of the week as I get them cleaned up!

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