Monday, May 25, 2009
Today's thrifty treasures (May 25)
Hum, yeah. That's it.
It's not that the weather wasn't cooperating! On the contrary: what a beautiful weekend!
But we had a huge bbq party with tonsa friends on Saturday... Since it went much longer than I thought, I slept in on Sunday. By the time I hit a couple of garage sales in my neighbourhood, there was nothing good left. And anyway, my tummy was complaining of the previous evening's partying so I came home. And then one of my oldest friends came over unexpectedly and we spent HOURS just chatting!!
Well, you know me. I HAVE to have *something* new (well, er, OLD) every week.
So of course, this morning bright and early, I went out to look at what people had thrown in the trash, on the curb.
I guess I'm not the only one who does this. I saw 4 other people going around the streets as well. LOL
I first found the old wooden sleigh. I remembered seeing a few wall decor ideas using them so I picked it up right away.
And then I found the other thing, not sure what to call it. It has several coats of oil paint on it (enlarge the pic, cause in the smaller size, it looks to be melamine, but it's NOT) but of course, I'm seeing the potential, there's wood underneath and I'm hoping it can look distressed and old...
I found nothing else this time, but that's ok. Trash day in another neighbourhood close to here is on Wednesdays, so maybe I'll score more!
And stay tuned later hopefully today, for photos of my main floor's half bath makeover!
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