Friday, July 12, 2013

faves for friday: found furniture

It all started when I wanted this bookshelf from Target,
I wanted it, but for $130... 
I decided there were other things I need to fund
{like a trip to Texas Style Council??- really trying to make that trip work- Anyone going?!}

So I recently had a little DIY on a piece of furniture I found on the side of the road. 
Something about those orange shelves & the industrial feel made these shelves the perfect fit!

The sides were a little warped from being in the rain,
& covered in clovers. 

I cleaned it out, chiseled off the old warped wood and painted it a grey color that we used in our bedroom.
Perfect addition to the living room to hold our movies & blankets!

Over the years there have been a few other pieces that I found & have cherished ever since!

This red, green, and yellow piece is one of MY FAVORITES!
Who could leave such a beautiful piece on the curb! 

This desk was another curb score, 

Am I the only crazy who takes things from the curb? 
Oh well... free is always a good deal!


Nicole DeMicco said...

What an awesome find!! Love the orange shelves!

Steph said...

Looks awesome! Great DIY.

If you're into paper products, head over to my blog and enter my giveaway to win free paper prodcuts!

emmabasilone said...

Thank you! I fell in love with the orange shelves! Enjoying reading your blog too!