04 February 2011

I'm drooling over that???

I have been DYING to share with you guys my newest treasure.. to some people it's a piece of junk...but to me

TO ME, it's one of those things that makes me SOOOO happy I could drool!  (I may have drooled a tiny bit already)

One of my friends saw it and said "You're drooling over that????" haha...and yes, yes I am.  Are you the kind that loves antiques like me?  If not, I'm sorry-this post will look like a piece of junk!  If so, you're gonna love what I'm about to show y'all. :)

So here's the story:


I am currently looking for a buffet/dresser/sofa table to put against a wall in our kitchen area. I have the itch to fix up a piece of furniture and so I decided that I need want something to re-do. That being said, I've been scouring good ol' Craigslist every day.  I haven't had any luck but I came across an ad from an antique store.  I decided to check it out and boy am I ever glad I did.


Y'all, this antique shop is 85,000 square feet.  NO, I didn't not mistype that.  I am SERIOUS!  I was like a kid in a candy shop walking through that place.  I spent about two hours there just looking at every single thing.


AND
this is what came back with me:

 {Just to clarify: we're talking about the antique window, not the coffee filter wreath..:) }
 TA DA!
Look at the wonderful chippy white paint and the EIGHT panes.  Those are hard to come by now-a-days.
 I love the way it looks above our bed- let's hope and pray it doesn't fall on us in the middle of the night.  That would hurt, something awful.
It's kind of dirty, but it adds character, right?  I also love the coffee filter wreath I hung from a nail.  Looks so scrumptious and fluffy...
 The antique dealer told me that it came from a home built in the early 1900's...and guess what else?

It was only $20!  
That's a pretty great price if you ask me.
  He's also got some old shutters he's going to sell me once he brings them to the shop.  
AND I CANNOT WAIT TO GET MY HANDS ON THEM!

So...whatcha think?  Am I crazy for buying an old window?


Too bad it's been RAINING like crazy here...the sun is nowhere to be found so the lighting in the pictures isn't the best..but I was SO excited to share with y'all so I couldn't wait for the sun.  He's not coming around this weekend at all says the weatherman.  :(

My wonderful sister-in-law is here and we're planning to go out to eat tonight and shopping tomorrow! Woohoo!

Hope y'all have a GREAT weekend!!!

Xoxo,

Kait

I linked up this project here:









Weekend wrap-up party @ Tatertots and Jello

8 comments:

  1. love this look and i love your blog would love
    for you to come over and accept the stylish blogger award from me. Come grab the button and join in.

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  2. What great finds -- the shop AND the window! What a beautiful room, too. I love how soothing the neutral tones are. Very restful.

    Visiting from Tatertots and Jello.

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  3. I am a new follower! I love this! Antiques are right up my alley! I've been looking for a mirror like this!

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  4. So Cute! Would love for you to add to my Thursday Treasure Party @
    www.thetreasurista.blogspot.com

    Thanks,

    The Treasurista
    Finding and Creating FUN things...

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  5. Hi Kait! Stopping by from Just a Girl. I LOVE old windows too. This is what I did with mine:
    http://www.scissorsandspatulas.com/2010/10/when-one-mans-junk-is-another-mans.html
    I still have 2 more in my garage and I think i might do what you did and hang a wreath in front. Thanks for the idea!
    Jen
    Scissors & SPatulas

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  6. i'm jealous! i love that window!! i have a window that would be perfect for this! i think i'll hang it!! i wish i had that super cute wreath!!!! so cute!

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