Saturday, May 23, 2009

{ habit }


Hello,

It seems that I've developed a fun Saturday habit... garage sale-ing! Today the girls and I were up at the crack of dawn and out the door to hit the streets in search of - who knows what! We made the rounds to a couple of huge sales in churches, a stolen bike auction, and a few regular house garage sales. I got this perfect kitchen table from just down the street. So far I am loving it in the kitchen. Our old table was 48" in diameter so it made it just a little toooo cozy! This one is only 28" across and it fits nicely with the 4 chairs I got at the city wide garage sale a couple weeks ago. The plant pot thingy is something I picked up at a garage sale a couple weeks ago as well. And the quilt table runner was one I made for my kitchen wall. Now I have a naked wall, but it looks great on the table!

I also got some great deals on some fantastic stuff for Tangles Hair Design!! (the salon I am opening) I got a bathroom sink with taps for $7, an antique-ish cabinet with chicken wire in the doors - so cute! A sander for $5 so I can re-finish some furniture. 2, yes TWO antique sewing machines for $25!

In between all that hunting, Mom treated us to a lovely lunch.

It's been a good day. :)

How did you spend your Saturday?

Cindy

6 comments:

  1. the runner looks fabulous on the table.

    i scrubbed my house, did way too many loads of laundry, went shopping, burnt dinner and now i'm quilting

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  2. went to work, then planted carrot seeds and zucchini plants, cucumber plants, our first garden. Then Lis came over, had a bbq, now it's movie time.

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  3. Went to work, planted our first garden, and Lis came over for a bbq

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  4. i was great, but i'm inspired by you to fit some garage sale-ing in there soon :)

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  5. I spent my Saturday quilting in the garden. Your new table looks great and I love the table runner. I haven't been to a garage sale in a long time. That sounds like fun.

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