Wednesday, October 13, 2010

It's all about the details!

Every weekend of tag sale shopping ( garage /yard sales ) , we have been able to move forward in our quest to give this room, a shabby vintage make over! ( please see prior posts regarding our progress in putting our home back together after it flooded in May, 2010)

Whether it be a needed piece of furniture, or decorative pieces’s all coming together quickly. I need to emphasize’s come together much faster than what we anticipated!
Don’t be discouraged if you are trying to do the same type of project and your hunt hasn’t gone quite as easy. I can’t explain this phenomenon of how fast this has come together! Ha!

Not only have we found some unique pieces at tag sales, but we also have found some great finds at the antique mall! (Harpeth Antique Mall - Franklin, TN.)

These adorable glass spheres were tucked inside a case that was surrounded by vintage jewelry. All three were $6.- total ! We didn’t really think about what their original purpose was when we purchased them. After studying them more closely , we decided they were probably finials for a drapery rod. Just another fun example of re-purposing something!

We also came upon this adorable foot stool for $10. It makes me smile every time I look at it!

I've got much more to show you ...stay tuned!

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