Well, I was on the way to the post office to dutifully mail the bills after paying them all (this can be a chore, right)? So, maybe I deserved a little treat and I am trying to learn the new neighborhood/surrounding area after all, and sometimes on my way to do an errand, I -may- stop at a few sales on my way. What? Did I look said garage sales up on Craigslist before I went to bed last night? Well, maybe so but I was bored and couldn't sleep, okay? Sheesh, can't a girl have a
I got this table, which I actually needed and had a place for (I'm not wild about the Ivy painted on the corner (see top photo), but I put a plant on it and covered it up. Isn't it a darling table? $5 (not kidding)!
Then there was this little beauty (vintage brass with a place for a bulb on the top, and 3 chandelier bulbs under it)! I love it. It has a heavy duty wire/plug on it... looks safe. But, I'm not always sure how I feel about old lamp cords sometimes. If they are too scary, I won't plug them in, and if they're -really- old, I only have them plugged in and on when I am in the room, and always unplug before I go to bed. ANYWAY... I'll take a better pic when I clean it up, but do you see the marble trim piece at the bottom between the 2 brass pieces? Love at first sight! The man had it priced for $10 and he said if it didn't sell he was thinking about removing the dent, and painting the white chippy painted base and stem. Horrors! I saved it in the nick of time!