Weekend Vintage Haul: Cozy Cottage Painted Espresso Desk

Over the weekend I went to choose up this thrift retailer espresso desk I discovered the week prior at a consignment store, however didn’t have the room in my automobile for that day. We hopped within the automobile to go seize it & made a enjoyable day of it & shared all that on my Instagram if you wish to see it in my ‘Antiques’ highlight on my Instagram [HERE].

I’m all the time holding my eye out for distinctive espresso tables & whereas strolling the consignment store I discovered this one within the clearance room for 70% off…

Isn’t she pretty? She’s distinctive & she’s enjoyable! I’ve been hinting on the course we’re heading with our decor as we embark on these giant renovations & we’re really including the ‘cottage’ into the best way I describe my fashion: Cozy Cottage Farmhouse Type. Suppose patterns, hand painted gadgets, quirky statements & oddities, & the listing goes on. This falls beneath quirky & handpainted. I like the blues & I knew it could work properly up right here in our entrance front room particularly after we begin on the renovations, however even now she appears to be like fairly in right here. I additionally simply liked the form on the whole [& the price] so I knew if I ever needed to color it, make modifications, or strip it that it was nonetheless price grabbing it. One choice to customise it extra to us is to maintain all of the portray, however possibly paint over the seashells which can be on the edges. I’ll preserve you posted on this.

I imagine this piece is from the 1950’s from LaBarge ‘alexandrine assortment’ from some google searches, however don’t quote me on that as a result of I couldn’t discover a lot. However it’s neat to study a bit bit extra about these items that we pickup. All I do know is that the model is extra ‘excessive finish’ & this espresso desk is HEAVY so I believe it’s a superb discover!

Here’s a have a look at it within the entrance front room for now. I’m excited to fashion it & see what we do with it as our areas change & conform into their full potential. What have you ever discovered these days? Something cool? Find me on Instagram & let’s chat about it! Thanks a lot for stopping by the weblog at this time & each single day to see what we’re as much as & you’ll be able to see extra of what we are doing lately [HERE]. xx