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Sunday, 18 September 2011

Look What I Got....

Now is that bad grammar?  Look what I got? 
Look what I found?  Look what I've got? 

Symantics I say! I did get some cool new furniture
this last week.  Three pieces to be exact and here are
two (don't have a pic yet of the third). 


I call this one the "hutch of my dreams"....because it is
exactly what I have been looking for....something with
good enough bones to keep but not so good that it would
be a crime to paint.  This baby fits the bill and will look
fabulous in my dining room!  Can't you see
 her all white and distressed?



This picture is little because it came from the
Craigslist ad and I couldn't blow it up .  But what
is it you ask?  It's an old stereo cabinet with the
old stereo still in it!  Yeah!  Mr. Biff is an avid vinyl
collector so what better way to marry two hobbies?  We
will be painting this one as well as it is a little dinged here
and there.  The guts are all there - even a replacement
stylus for the turntable......I can hear Abba calling me....
"Take a chance on me, honey I'm still free"
(and it was! free that is!)

The last piece is a coffee table - it was also free as in
"found at the curb".  It's a little rough and needs some TLC.
No picture but I'll be sure and take a before - BEFORE
I start to paint.....

Hope you all had a great weekend,


p.s. I added two new buttons but they aren't working - one for email and
one to put my linky parties in.....stay tuned it's a work in progress!

7 comments:

Toni said...

The buffet does have amazing potentional. Can't wait to see what you do with her. Stero cabinet is pretty cool. My Mister still has all his vinayl, I gave all but one of my records years ago.

Jenn said...

That is gorgeous! I saw one that was re-finished almost exactly like this at http://frostedgardner.blogspot.com/2010/07/gardner-hutch-before-after.html.

Thrifty Crafty Girl said...

That hutch looks amazing! I can't wait to see what you do with it!

Thanks for linking up to the blog hop!

Decorating with Cents said...

You're going to have fun messing around with these pieces. I just can't wait to see what you come up with. http://decoratingwcents.blogspot.com/

Jennifer @ Just Peachy in Dixie said...

What an amazing hutch! I cannot wait to see the transformations! Thanks for linking up at Thrifty Peach Blog Hop.

Have a great weekend!

Peggy~PJH Designs said...

Love the hutch can't wait to see what you do with it. I've been looking for one myself they are hard to find. Congrats

Shannon said...

So cool! Can't wait to see how your re vamp your treasures.

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