Thursday, March 14, 2013

Another Great Find!!

I wasn't going to go into another thrift store until my pile of projects had shrunk...honestly.

But yesterday, I was out and about with a friend shopping for a bridal shower. We needed a vase for the flowers...good grief they were expensive. We decided to wait to get one - we do have a week before we need it anyway.  Then I decided to stop on my way home and look at Good Will - there's always a ton of vases and some are really nice. Plus, I could also look for the book I need to finish off the series I'm reading.

Ok, I did find the perfect vase for $2.99 but I didn't find my book and that's when I should have just gone and paid for the vase but I didn't - I wandered the aisles. [ bad, bad me. ;o) ]

I ended up with 2 farm prints for my B Farm bedroom ( perfect for my decor! ) and then I saw this:



My heart started beating faster....could it be just what I was actually telling my friend earlier I wish had? Oh yes! It was!! It was even sturdy. I leaned over to see what price they had on it and I saw this:




Yep, that's $6.99! Score! Let me tell you, if Ross or Marshall's would of had one while I was there, I'd  have paid their price for it. But fortunately for me, those stores didn't have one and I did go to GW. And there she sat. Sturdy if a little worn.

This perfect chair will make the perfect desk chair in my bedroom. It needs a new cover but surely it won't be too hard to make a slipcover in a nice sturdy and washable fabric. I should be able to handle it. I'm going to paint the legs too, while I'm at it. Then Mr. B will have a desk chair and won't have to mess up my decor by pulling over a sitting area chair. Haha, can't have that now, can we?

I can't wait to get started on this chair. It's just what I had in mind. I'm still doing a happy dance. Love it when I find what I need at a good great price. This ranks right up there with my dumpster dive table. So stay tuned! This is one project I plan on doing right away. I'm really hoping to have it done next week.

I'm definitely not sorry I ended up at GW. Did you ever break your resolve not to go thrifting and have it turn out good?

Hugs,
Cecilia

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10 comments:

  1. LOL- You and I are thinking along the same lines, Cecelia. I wasn't going to go but I ended up going today with my daughter. I'm telling my tale tomorrow. Looks like you did good! xo Diana

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    1. LOL, that's too funny. I will be looking for your post so I know I'm not the only one who's caved. :D

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  2. Oh... I just love finds like this. Looking forward to how you transform your 6.99 treaasure!

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    1. Thanks Laura! Washing the fabric as I type!

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  3. I predict that's going to be one happy looking chair! It was meant to go home with you. Well done!

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    1. Still in my happy place for finding it! Thanks for stopping by.
      hugs,
      Cecilia

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  4. Your perfect chair was destined to reside at the B Farm! Can't wait to see the finished project.

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    1. Hey Susan!....it will reside at the B city home for awhile. Covering it with the farm in mind though as it will eventually get there. And I can't wait to show it off - here's hoping sewing a slipcover won't be too hard! :)

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  5. So happy to meet my new follower! YaY! Sounds like we're birds of a feather...I love thrifting!

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    1. Thanks for visiting me back! I do love thrifting - the thrill of the hunt and then the transformation! Can't wait to see what else you do!

      :)

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