Friday, October 22, 2010

Fridays Finest

So here are my favorite Craigslist finds in the DC metropolitan area...

Blue Velvet Chair $150 {i like the before and after pictures..what a difference upholstery can do. and it's a great price too}

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Antique Bedroom Set $1000 {i know i know $1000 is a lot, but it is for a whole you could always ask if they would separate the pieces and go lower on the price...would be awesome painted white or black or green like mine below}
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My side table that I found on the side of the road with no doors, hence the curtain which I am replacing with white linen with a black border...

Queen Anne Sofa $200 {you could upholster this for under $500 in a fun fabric...check out CL for fabric b/c i see velvet for sale quite often...just awhile ago there were 15 yards of chocolate velvet for dirt cheap..just imagine painting the legs cream with chocolate velvet or check out the comparable below}
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Image from Made by Girl blog {check it out she's good}

Yellow Anthropologie Upholstered Queen Headboard $500 {okay this would be mine if i had a little girl or didn't have a king size bed...isn't this incredibly gorgeous!!!!! wuv it}
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Doesn't that remind you of this incredible handmade headboard check it out here...
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Mitchel Gold for Restoration Hardware Leather sofa $950 {great price for a leather sofa from RH and just imagine how supple the leather is now that it is worn in leather}
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2 French Provinical Chairs $370 {great price and lovely light grey fabric...i see these at flea market/antique stores for $400/500 a piece, so great deal}
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Mid-Century Rattan Writing Desk $150 {great piece...could paint it orange or red}
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Gorgeous Double Pedestal Table with 6 Chippendale Chairs $900 {this is stunning for the price..if i had the space and money this would be mine, then I would reupholster the chairs in chaing mai dragon or kelly wearstler trellis fabric)

Large Victorian Gold Mirror $500 with %10 off {big and beautiful piece...perfect for an entry way with understated pieces b/c so bold}
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Mid-Century Brass/Lucite Lamp $90 {i would change the shade to black drum with gold underneath for more ferlection-my son's word for reflection ;)}
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Early 20th Century Industrial Metal Asylum Chair $195 {for adventurous halloween types..this totally gives me the creeps as my worst nightmare is someone thinking i am insane and putting me in a straight jacket...that seriously used to keep me up at night when i was little}

Hope you all enjoyed and maybe were inspired to search more on Craigslist!!