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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Treasure Hunt


Dining Room
I love hunting for treasures for my house. No, I mean I really love hunting for treasures for my house.

My definition of a treasure: something I didn't know I needed or wanted, at just the right price, that appears out of nowhere, and looks wonderful in my house.

Above photo: mirror-from an auction; lamps-my mother; buffet-bought from a friend; blue and white foo dog urns-Round Top.

Helpful Hint: mirrored place mats- they cover a multitude of imperfections.


Kitchen

Wicker set- Martha Stewart for KMart
Lamps- Hancock's fabric
Pillows- some custom, some from Stein Mart
Wrought iron tables- Laredo, San Bernardo Street
Spode plates- anywhere and everywhere


Living Room

Chairs- my mother, stored safely by a friend
Buffet- antique store in Three Rivers
More Spode plates- anywhere and everywhere
Prints- flea market
Candlesticks- Round Top
Lamps-Laredo's Casa Guero


My Study
Top hutch- the top of an old piano, painted white
Faux fireplace base- side of the road, painted white
Blue and White- anywhere and everywhere
Print- garage sale, Spring,Texas

7 comments:

prof en retraite said...

Ooooh! I am still drooling from looking at your gorgeous home!! I LOVE all of your blue and white plates!! Thanks so much for stopping by so I could find your blog! And...I love the title! I was just thinking this afternoon...now what else can I spray paint white? lol Have a great week!!...Debbie
Isn't retiremet great?

prof en retraite said...

PS...I also love Charles Faudree and James Lee Burke.

Meg said...

WOW, is all I can say! I too love blue and white, milk glass, and mixing traditional pieces of my grandmother's with my style and flea market finds. The later is causing me a little more headache than I think it should though. Your pictures have given me some great ideas though. Your blog is absolutely beautiful. Thank you for stopping by my place and for such a sweet comment. Hope to talk to you soon :)

xo, Meg

Meg said...

Whoops, I forgot to mention that the bedroom chair fabric is fantastic! :)

Garden Antqs Vintage said...

What a beautiful home you have, esp. like the white cabinet in last photo. Thanks so much for stopping by and please if you come by Zapp Hall stop in and say hello.

Laura said...

Love your blog....seems we share a passion for blue and white! and for flea markets too! Will be back to visit again....
52flea.blogspot.com

mishebe said...

Beautiful Hutch! Mishelle

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