August 19, 2008

Un autre projet.

I had this luggage stand for a few weeks now I think. I was going to paint it but it got pushed back for many reasons. One of them is because I was lazy. Hubby asked about it last weekend so I decided to paint it so that he won't bug me about it.

I found this at a local thrift store in Carmichael. I think it was Weave. I have donated alot of things but only went in once in the 7 years I knew about it. I decided to stop by and see what's inside now. Same old stuff but I saw this! I have seen it in catalogs and boy can it be pricey! Guess how much I paid for it?

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Yeppers! $2.99! Deal! It wasn't broken but I guess the finish was a bit tired.

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I was going to replace the cloth support but I kinda liked it with the black. Here's what it looks like when taken apart.


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And here's the finished product! It's going to serve as a night stand for my guest bedroom. Now I am in the lookout for a cute vintage suitcase or a black tray. Wish me luck in my pursuit!


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A bientot!

8 comments:

Bar-b said...

I love it! it looks really nice and I think it will look even nicer when you put the luggage on it. What did Curt say?

Domestic Goddess..Diva sometimes said...

Not much. He's getting used to me bringing in new "old" things now. :) And at $2.99, he can't complain much. ;)

Gramma 2 Many said...

I absolutely love it. I have a great vintage suitcase that I have been saving. Can I copy you?
I found you through Tales from The Homefront. Now I am going to read the rest of your blog. Maybe even enter for your give away.
Come see me someday if you like.

Domestic Goddess..Diva sometimes said...

Gramma 2 many,

Thanks for stopping by. You can absolutely copy me. ;) Let me know how yours turns out!

Brenda Kula said...

You got a steal, didn't you! Those things are really expensive! I love picking up things that I know I am getting a real bargain on. Good luck on your search for a suitcase or tray. You'll come across something if you keep an eye out. I got your email about our tour. Yes, please come join us on Sunday! I've listed the details last Saturday, Aug. 16 on my blog. And I've got you down so I'll link to you this Sunday.
Brenda

Suzanne said...

Hi Nancy -- Nice to 'meet" you! I visited your blog and see we like the same sites. I can tell we're kindred spirits already! See you in Blogland!

Domestic Goddess..Diva sometimes said...

Hi Brenda,

I know!!! I couldn't believe the price. I wasn't going to get it but then I picked it up and told myself I was nuts to leave it there! :) I'm going to read that post about the tour. Thanks for stopping by!

Kathi said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog yesterday! I appreciate it.

Just wanted you to know..the winner is up!

Also, I LOVE the luggage rack...it looks great black! What a bargain.

 

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