Wednesday, February 25, 2009

A successful day of shopping!

I went out in search of a dining room rug today, as you all know if you read my post yesterday! (thanks for all your comments!) I think ultimately I liked the look of rug #3. I didn't end up getting the rug at Pottery Barn. But, I did get this Tuscan urn in cream. It now sits on my dining room table with daffodils in it getting ready to bloom! Love it! So, on my way to Pottery Barn I stopped by Marshall's. If you don't have one, it is like a Home Goods, TJ Maxx, etc. I found the most PERFECT rug there! Here is a view of the whole room.

Got my pictures out of order here, but the striped linen pillow cover was a new Pottery Barn find at Goodwill for $1.99! Look how good it goes with all my other pillows on my couch!

Here is a close-up of the rug

It has soft shades of creams, browns, and sage greens

Here is the urn. Also, have you seen these napkin rings at P.B.? They remind me of Anthropologie. They are fabric flowers.....I fell in love! I should have got more, but my budget wasn't allowing.

This is another Goodwill find. A Restoration Hardware pillow cover that matches the rug and now sits on a chair in the corner of the dining room. It still had the $37.00 price tag on it-I got it for $2.99!

I got this orchid at Ikea. Not today. I made the cream frame out of vintage wood. Still need to get a picture for it. The ornate black frame is from TJ Maxx and holds a picture of my nephew Blake.

Bloom baby, bloom!

A close up of the napkin rings, they were $6.50 each, I couldn't find them on the website but they are 2 die 4!!!

So, I bet you are wondering how much I paid for this rug?!

The size is 5' x 8' and it is wool, very heavy

$119.00! Score!
I also got a great green and cream toile tablecloth (it's in the wash) and I think I am going back tonight for a dresser I saw. (all Goodwill)
Looks like I'm feeling better! Yeah!


marty39 said...

Great bargain shopping! I love all your finds. The new rug is just gorgeous, and perfect for the room. I think you really scored. Hugs, Marty

Anonymous said...

Lvoe a good bargain!! looks great, perfect colors for your room~

[email protected] said...

What a great find! you can use your budget for other accessories.

Melanie said...

Wow! Great finds. The rug is beautiful!

Donna said...

I want to go shopping with you!!! Yes I do. Love the rug - you have a great eye!

Sonicgal said...

Love,love,love the URN! I have been looking at it in gold. Did you find a sale on it? Too cute! Marilyn

Nora said...

Such a perfect rug, lucky you stopped. Great good will finds too. I need to go more often :)

Ekirby said...

Where did you get the gold urns. I need these

Katie said...

Melaine, it looks absolutely beautifu. I love everything you did--so fresh and springy! What an awesome deal on your new rug and pillow covers, they are perfect!

Barb @ GritsandGlamour said...

Score is right! Love thr ug and especially love the urn. It looks like ones similiar to Southern Living at Home, but they are priced waaaay more. Your room is just beautiful!

Moonlight Hollow Musings said...

I almost emailed you last night to suggest you check out the rugs at Marshalls! I didn't...but you did anyway! Hooray! Looks great!


Terri said...

Whoahhhhh.... I've seen some awesome bargains on blogs but this one really takes the cake. You did well sista! Love the rug under that table.

Katie said...

Melaine-Where did you find the placemats shown in these pictures? I have been trying to find some, but all I have seen are round ones.

Kathysue said...

You scored for sure and everything is tying together so nicely,Don't you just love it when that happens and for a bargain price at that,I am sending you a High Five,Kathysue

Anonymous said...

It looks great and I could see part of your wall grouping which looks great. I really like the sign.

AnNicole @ OurSuburbanCottage said...

Restoration Hardware and Pottery Barn pillows for under $5, plus a fabulous rug for under $150?! Yeah, I'd say that's a pretty good shopping day! That's amazing. I've gotta find that Goodwill. I went to one here the other day and the only good think I saw were old frames that I was optimistically thinking I could do something with. Great job!

alice said...

Lucky you! Great goodwill never has anything that wonderful. I really like the rug and the pb napkin rings.

Kasey said...

looks wonderful, everything.
and some good deals.

Zoe said...

You're my kind of shopper! I love everything you've done with your home. Just beautiful, thanks for sharing.


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