Monday, June 20, 2011

A Thing for Roses at Monticello

On Friday, I went to Monticello to give my booth a bit of a fluff and to bring in “Big Pink,” as my friend called the big pink cabinet I took to Farm Chicks. I was very pleased to see that many items sold so I didn’t really need to take out too much to make Big Pink work in my space.  I also realized that I can’t remember the last time I showed pictures of my little space at Monticello.  My good friend, Amy, took this one back in April.

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Here’s what my booth looks like as of Friday.

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Here’s the cute little cabinet I bought from Isabel at Farm Chicks.  It’s perfect for holding some of my pretties. Of course, I had to add a little bling to the ugly lock.

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This chair was from my own home.  It’s the only one (of four) that I finished making over.  I guess I just never loved them enough to finish. For awhile now, I’ve been looking for some new dining chairs.  I wanted a cane back and curvy legs, and I wanted them cheap.  Last week, I was lucky enough to get to pre-shop a few of my friends garage sales and at my friend, Allie’s, I found these.

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Sorry for the poor quality picture. I love these chairs and all their mis-matchiness.  I love that they are already painted and they are sturdy. I have already given them new seat covers, but no pictures yet, so I’ll have to show you how they turned out along with some of the other great furniture items I scored last week.

This week, my #1 boy is heading down to California to visit his grandparents. My #1 girl and I will be taking a mini thrifting road trip. Be back soon with lots to share!  Happy Monday!

13 comments:

Robin said...

Your booth looks yummy !!! I love the pink piece with all the drawers.....

Christa from Chloe Rose said...

I love the look of your spot....always do! Looking forward to seeing you at the Barn House event.

Blessings!

Christa

Into Vintage said...

I love mismatched chairs too! Your booth looks beautiful as always and I would expect nothing less than a blinged-up lock :-) Have a great week. -amy

One Gal's Trash said...

Can't wait to see the magic you created with those chairs. Have a fab mother/daughter junking trip!
xoxo
Pam

miss lynn said...

i would
LOVE
to shop at
your booths!
you have
a great eye
for cottage!
just wonderful!

Paula Parrish said...

WOW! Your booth is just heavenly shabby chic; I love it! Your new chairs have my approval and I sure after you done with them they will be super CUTE!
Smiles, Paula

Cottage Rose said...

Oh My!!!! you do have such lovely goodies in your booth... love it all. and I love the chairs as well... can't wait to see then finished photo.... have a great week.

Hugs
Alaura

Erica said...

I love the pink piece with all the drawers. Can't wait to see the magic you created with those chairs.

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Paula and Terri said...

Beautiful displays as usual.....

Madison Rose Vintage said...

Beautiful space! I read your blog frequently because you inspire me. I hope to be you when I grow up. :)

alteredforhim said...

Wow, your booth looks great! Lots of awesome goodies!!

Vintage Begonia said...

Your booth looks delightful! I met your aunt yesturday at our store, we had a nice visit. I look forward to traveling your way someday. Happy 4th of July,
Jackie

Pearl said...

Oh LOVE LOVE those chairs!!
Cute Blog great stuff!!


Pearl