Now that it is September, I think I can officially begin my "Heavy Industrial with Mustard on Fancy French" thing. Tomorrow night can't come soon enough!
No, it is not a sandwich, rather a living room redo.
Collecting for this project began months ago.
My self-imposed rules are:
Vintage Industrial - more than I have ever used.
Think rusty metal, authentic stenciled crates, steel, bronze, brass.
Fancy French - gilded gold, preferably. Maybe painted in white or gray.
Authentic - as much as possible, use real, not "fashion" items. I do have a few things...but most are the real deal.
Try to use items "new" to the space, not necessarily new to me. Move them from other rooms, or shop my hoarding garage.
Incorporate Mustard and Black.
I found the items above last week at the same thrift store...the clerk said, "It looks like you might have a theme going here..." I told her she was correct in her assumptions. The fabric is a long tablecloth, which may end up any number of places. It cost $1.91...
I am so excited, I could get up right this second and go into the living room and begin a new gallery wall!
But, first, you must see the fabulous features from last week's party...
Brooke from Creative Country Mom is feeling the call of fall, too. She shared a charming vignette with thrifty finds, including BABY shoes! How wonderful is that?
Dianne from Deanie's Stash has been a busy girl, too. She found a stash of cool vintage furniture at a farm sale, among other things, and shared her painting frenzy and lots of "after" photos.
It was hard to pick a photo, you'll just have to visit to see the cool stuff, but seriously, who of you would NOT like a pink tool box?
Things are getting busy, and I'm considering changing the day I post this to another day of the week...or weekend. Any thoughts?
THRIFTY LIFE THURSDAY #34
This is a gathering for people who enjoy hunting for treasures
that may have previous experience or lived a former life elsewhere.
Please share items that are second-hand or are composed of second-hand materials.
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Word for the Day:
24 And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works,
25 not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some,
but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see
the Day drawing near.