Thursday, May 8, 2008

Antique Stores

There's a really cool antique store in my neighborhood that I try to visit a few times a month. Sometimes I just go and walk around the store looking for something that will catch my eye, or some sort of inspiration for my decorating adventures. I stopped by this past Saturday and found a boatload of stuff that I liked. I browsed carefully, keeping in mind that I have a wedding to save for but at the end of the day, I actually made some small purchases!

One thing I got (and it makes me smile every time I see it) is this chair! A couple of my friends have said "I don't get it, its just a wooden chair" but it really isn't JUST a wooden chair. Its the kind of chair I've been seeking out for quite some time now. It has a super cool curved back, and tapered legs... reminding me of a lot of furniture from the 1950s and 60s that I really love.

My new puchase from the antique store!!!

That room is sort of 'on its way' haha! I like to really look around for furniture and artwork before committing. The living room in my last apartment took me almost 7 months to get to the point that I felt it was finished (I got lucky because it was really small). Anyway back to the antique purchases....

This little box was on a shelf with maybe a half dozen more similar to it.

Antique Store Purchase

Sounds silly, but I really spent some time picking out which box I wanted to take home! There was one with red writing, and blue... and they were all different cheese labels I guess but the above box is the one I settled on. I didn't know what I was going to do with it when I got it, but I knew I wanted to display it somewhere. Right now its holding some of the newest music we've gotten (and a few Polaroid pictures).

I bought some other cool stuff, but I don't have pictures that I'm happy with just yet, so those will have to wait for another post!

Lastly, I know I seem like a crazy cat lady, but I have to leave you with this picture of Bella flirting with the camera. It's just too cute to not share.

Posing Kitty

1 comment:

jeni said...

dude. none of what you do ro care about is too silly to post on this amazing blog!! LOVE the chair and SO jealous of that room and how done it is!! omg! im so inspired right now. im gonna get to work on my room right now!! loveu!
jenifu