Craig’s List classifieds and a new hutch

Most nights while I sit on the couch and watch the evening news I open a new tab on my browser and search the overwhelming classifieds on craigslist. I always seem to get sucked in.

Recently I have been looking for  a hutch, velvet chair, yellow chair and old dresser.  I have learned that if you use key words like “old” vs “vintage” your more likely to find some hidden goodies that are lower in price.

hutchA few weeks ago while at a thrift store I noticed this small hutch that was being used for displaying vintage dinnerware. Of course the tag on the hutch said ” for display only” OF COURSE, right.

brownhutchIt’s so hard to walk away from what I thought was the perfect little hutch.  And don’t worry, I tried   begged them to sell it to me.

After realizing that the hutch cold not come home with me I started searching craigslist. A couple of weeks later I finally found one very similar to the one at the thrift store, and it was my price range!!  And to be honest this was the first purchase on Craig’s list I haven’t bartered on.

hutchknobsI added a few new knobs I got at anthropologie and hobby lobby  to the drawer and doors.

IMG_4130I just love seeing the transformation of a unwanted piece of furniture. Sometimes the outside looks so ugly and unwanted, but with a little extra love it can shine and look new again.

  • September 18, 2014 - 6:24 am

    ~amy~ - What a fun transformation!ReplyCancel

  • September 18, 2014 - 9:52 am

    Julia - What a score!! I’ve been scouring craigslist for a hutch too! This one is perfect!ReplyCancel

  • September 18, 2014 - 10:54 pm

    Kayse - This is fabulous! I love the colorful yarn in a white hutch!!!!ReplyCancel

  • September 28, 2014 - 1:45 pm

    Johanna - What a cool way to spice up an old antique cupboard! Would love to have one like that in my home tooReplyCancel

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