Monday, August 3, 2015

~a few new garage sale finds~

So sorry for my absence!
I was sick last week and am just now getting around to blogging again.
I did manage to go to a few garage sales and I scored big time.

First up is this great table.
I paid $50 for it, which is a lot for me, especially since aI didn't know what I was going to do with it.
But, it's really old and it has a ton of detail.
So, I brought it home and turned it into a bar cart in the corner of our dining room.
I added a round tray to the center so everything would sit flat as the base was not totally flat.

{The basket on the wall was a old garage sale find for a quarter}




Next up is this wooden gutter.
It was a whopping $5.00 and I bought it with the intent to use it on our chalkboard door to hold chalk.


Well, wouldn't you believe, it was the PERFECT size!



I love that I didn't have to do a thing to it except screw it in.


I don't even know what you call this piece, but it has a really cool gold base with marble top and glass dome. 
I believe that was $10.00.


And this oil painting I paid $30.00 for.
It's really old and I just loved the colors.
Besides that, I'm kinda into oil paintings right now.

{metal stool was also a old garage sale find, I believe it was $30.00 as well}


Cannot wait to go junking again this weekend!
Just so you know, I don't always have this good of luck. I just happened to find the good stuff this time around!

xoxo

15 comments:

Lynda Brandly said...

Hey Melaine - so glad you're feeling better! I love all your new finds -especially that wonderful table. And you styled it so beautifully! Have a great week!
love and blessings~
Lynda @ Gates of Crystal

Pinky at Designs by Pinky said...

Love all your new finds. I believe the piece with the dome is a cheese holder. It is GORGEOUS!!! Hope you feel better now! Have a great day!

Chelsea @ Married Filing Jointly said...

Looks great. You got some great finds!

BaileyWife said...

I'm into oil paintings as well, especially mountain scenes!! I love yours!!! Glad you're feeling better! ~Kim

Shannon said...

WOW! Your yard sale'ing is WAY better than mine. Any tips on finding/picking out good ones?

Jane@Bluebird1959 said...

Hi Melaine! Talk about great finds - you really scored some great loot. I love that you are using the table as a bar cart. Sweet! So happy to hear you are feeling better, being sick during the summer is no fun. Here's to a great week! Jane

Curtis said...

So glad you are feeling better. My wife and I also love garage sales and have furnished our home with our amazing finds. That being said you are right you have to go to a lot of garage sales to find good things.....people always say wow I want to go to garage sales with you two..... to which we reply .....well we start at 6a.m, EVERY Saturday, and there are MANY Saturday's where we find nothing, but when those treasures do present themselves to us we LOVE it..... as always love your blog, keep up the great work....
Blessings to you and yours... Curtis & Sherrie.

Unknown said...

The silver base under the cheese holder looks just like my glass punch bowl base.

White Lace and Promises said...

I'm crazy about that metal stool and the wooden tray for your chalk door. You are awesome!

Lisa Mothersead said...

Wow, that was a lucky day! Sometimes I find a great neighborhood garage sale event and pick up things for a consignment store in town. I get lil' checks here and there from them and it's nice. Your items would have been great for that! (But I get why you're keeping them.)

designchic said...

So many great finds - love the bar cart…perfect for your dining room! Happy Tuesday, Melanie - glad you're feeling better!

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