Dressing It Up

Wowwy, it has been insane this week.  The busy season is upon us, boys and girls!  Yesterday, my family and I went to Atlanta to audition for Family Feud.  I will be sure to write a little blurb on that, but 12 hours in the car with no internet access is torture.  I am addicted, it is true.  But what I was even more sad about was that I had to wait a day to share my newest addition to the dining area.

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I have been on the hunt for a great buffet table to put my extra dishes, placemats, and table runners.  So many table runners.  There wasn’t enough space in the bar for it all.  I found the absolute perfect buffet at the Habitat ReStore, but it had already sold and was waiting to be picked up.  Tease.  I called a few sellers on Craigslist and posted an “in search of” message.  Nothing came of that.  My friend Jeannie told me there was a great dresser at Goodwill in Lancaster going for $50.  I hightailed it down there first thing on Monday.  10 seconds and $50 later, the dresser was in the back of my dad’s van.  Tim helped me carry it up, and we were surprised that, for a solid wood dresser it was rather light.  Not bad at all. 

 

 

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And here it sits in the dining area.  You know me, it will probably get finished out or at least a little more distressed.  For right now, I am going to let it sit and become a part of the room before I make any big decisions.  I am very much in love with it, though.  This Sunday I am hosting a little get together at The Treehouse, AKA Tim and his karaoke buddy working on the Baxter Karaoke contest videos and me and Verdantlee blogging.  But I am so very excited. 

Have some ideas for the dining hutch?  Send your pins and comments my way! 

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