Monday, October 19, 2009

"I'm a Flea Marketeer" party

This is by far one of my favorite thrift store finds. It's an old/vintage solid wood library card catalogue.

Not only do I love the look, but I LOVE THE STORAGE! Each drawer holds different craft supplies: paint, glue, scissors, hole punchers, glue, glue sticks, glue dots, glue guns,glue pens, liquid nails...you name it!

The piece is much bigger than it appears in the photo. It measures almost 4 ft high and 41 inches wide. Probably 2 ft deep (but that's just a guess). I thought about stripping it, painting it, distressing it, etc. But I put it in it's spot in the house and it's original state has actually "grown" on me - I'm keeping it just like it is.
Happy Monday!

I'm linking to http://fleamarketstylemag.blogspot.com/2009/10/join-im-flea-marketeer-party.html Flea Market Style for their first linky party! Take a look!

7 comments:

  1. OHHH don't paint it..I am glad that you have grown to love it the way it is.

    Thanks for sharing.


    Joy............always

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  2. awesome storage!! you can always paint it someday if the mood strikes - enjoy it the way YOU enjoy it!

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  3. I love old card catalogs, and anything with cubbys or nooks! Yours is great!

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  4. Oh those are hard to come by, Congratulations on your find!

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  5. Anything with storage, right! And even better if it's cute, like that piece.

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  6. You really did find you a treasure there, I've been lokking for one of those for ages. Love it!
    So nice to meet you!
    Anne

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