Thursday, June 20, 2013

Gosh I love a good garage sale, especially one in our own neighborhood.....

So sorry for the blurry photo above! This is a chippy black iron bed that we found at our neighbors garage sale.....we're going to have it sandblasted and then powder coated with a gorgeous high gloss finish in raspberry for our daughter's bedroom. She's in a twin bed that is just too small for her, this one is a double.

There is some worry that this paint may be lead based because of the age of this bed.

Oh, and this $15 price tag? Don't pay any attention to that, it was actually $10.

I showed interest in this beauty right away and the lady said that she purchased this humongous crocheted spread at a sale in......France! Score!

After a few repairs this will be put in my Etsy shop if  I can make myself part with it.....

Dh collects old oil paintings of scenic Oregon sites.....I found this one for him for $10 at this sale.

I'm thinking it will fit right in with his other paintings, don't you think so too?
It's garage sale weather so get out there and see what you can find!

4 comments:

Kathy said...

Oh my gosh, GREAT scores and at a neighborhood garage sale, no less! That bed is going to be perfect, although I would probably go with paint and not powder coat since that will be very hard to change if her taste in colors changes. The painting is perfect with the others and I do not know how you can bear to part with the crochet spread. Wow.

Rhonda said...

Amazing finds, Gail. Oh, I have my eye on the crocheted cover!!!

Blessed Serendipity said...

Gail I LOVE that bed and I can just imagine that in a little girls bedroom painted in raspberry. How cute would that be with a cuddly chenille spread on it too? What a score! Love that crochet spread too. Great finds. You always find the best stuff. Hope you have a great weekend.

xo Danielle

Karen Wellman said...

LOVE THE BED!! That raspberry color will be gorgeous!!