Monday, January 31, 2011

Week-End Finds

Since my visit to Las Tias last week, I've been on the lookout for some mid century pieces at a price I can afford.  My mom, sisters, and I took a drive to the North area of town and found a few great thrift stores. I found this super cool table lamp for $25 at a Salvation Army.  It was a little more than I wanted to pay for it, but I couldn't pass it up.
I'm not sure if I am going to leave it as a lamp, or convert it to a little side table.  I love the wood slats and I can try to figure out something to fill the whole at the top if I pull out the lamp hardware.

This little wire basket was $3.00 at Goodwill.  I'm thinking for ribbons and things.

Excuse the poor quality photos. I'm trying to work with my camera settings to have pictures with a lower resolution to help them upload quicker when you open my page, but I'm not loving the quality.  I will keep working on it.  Have a great week!

Edit to post:  I joined an awesome linky party at Finding Fabulous. 


Allison@FabRehab 1/31/2011  

Fun!! I just got back from vacation and have missed thrifting!

KLM 1/31/2011  

Great finds! I love the little wire basket... I have been on the hunt for some wire baskets of my own! :)

Danielle Oakey Interiors 1/31/2011  

that lamp is fantastic, i can't wait to see it in your space!

jeanette from everton terrace 1/31/2011  

Great great lamp. I would try it as a lamp first because it's a fabulous one - so unique too.

OLD BRAND NEW 1/31/2011  

That table lamp is a nice find. I think it'll look pretty sweet as a side table, can't wait to see what you'll do with it. Oh, I miss thrifting so much. Thanks for stopping by earlier. I love Paris. I bet all the greenery in spring will be so lovely.

Kim@Chattafabulous 1/31/2011  

What a great lamp! A little paint and right shade and you're good to go! Stop by my blog when you get a chance - I have a coupon code for 10% off anything at overstock!

Jen 1/31/2011  

You're going to have so much figuring out what you're going to do with that little table/lamp! The possibilities are endless!!

Happy Monday Darling! xo

Jenn @ Peas and Crayons 1/31/2011  

These are great finds! <3 I struck out this weekend but hopefully i'll luck out like you one of these days! =)

Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

Jenn 2/01/2011  

Love the mid century look too! Great finds~~

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