"My imperfections are my character"

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Primitive Kitchen Cupboard/Island $225.00 (sold)

This is an old kitchen cabinet base.  I added a new top with a lot of overhang all the way around so it could be used as an island.  I forgot to photo it with the doors open to show that there is not a floor in it.  There is a shelf and then it is just open (I will get that photo tomorrow).
This is a very primitive piece, it is NOT new.
In the last photo I took the picture with the drawers out because I thought this could also be used as a tv console.  I would need to put boards in where the drawers were so you could put media equipment in them, and I would also need to cut off the overhang in the back so it would go up flush against a wall.  I won't change it into a console unless someone comes and looks at it and gives a deposit before I start cutting:)

Monday, October 29, 2012

Antique Secretary 300.00 (SOLD)

I am listing this for someone else.  Please call Deborah at 507-301-1104 if you are interested.\

Monday, October 22, 2012

Primitive Entry closet/locker sold

I just have to say, I think this is BEAUTIFUL.  I think it would look stunning in an entry, but it would also be great for any room that you need a closet in.  It is old and handmade, I love the big round feet and the worn areas near the handle.  
It is 37" wide 78" tall and 20" deep

Antique vanity/desk 139.00 SOLD

I did this one with an entry table in mind.  It is narrow and has a lot of character.
I do have the mirror for this, but it is not painted, you could have it too as is (extra 40 if I paint it)
45.5" long  18" deep and 32" tall

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Buffet (SOLD)

This has to be the funnest project I have ever done.  This buffet has good structure, but cosmetically it was a mess.  I soon realized there was no way to get it back to its originally glory, so I decided to work the best thing it had going for it and that is CHARACTER.  I would never be able to duplicate this kind of character and use if I tried.  I thought the different colors of paint and hardware was just what this piece needed.  So... please do not come to look at this expecting a "nice" piece of furniture.  This is NOT going to fall apart, it is sturdy, but it is very, very used, and old.  The insides of the cabinet doors and drawers are not pretty.

Dresser set SOLD

I have hardware for this set now, I just need to put it on and photo them again. These look absolutely amazing!!!  I can't believe how wonderful they look. (This set includes the tall dresser and the small one next to it, the buffet in the back is not included)  I left all the nicks and scratches to help add to the character.  A couple of the drawers are a little sticky but they still work.

Update~~  I finally got some hardware on this set, now that there are handles on it the drawers seem to work much better:)  I am leaving the photos before the new hardware on here because they were taken outside and show the true color much better.  The last few photos have the new hardware on them.


Coffee table 55.00 (Sold)

 antiques sign 12.00

 market sign 8.00
'farm fresh' 10.00

 berries sign 4.00
2  wire baskets (stacked in photo) 8.00 each

Monday, October 15, 2012

Shabby Chic Dresser/Buffet $325.00 I will deliver for 355.00 within 30 miles (Sold)

This is solid and sturdy.  So many possibilities with this, entry, buffet, tv console or bedroom.  It is painted country white and distressed.  It would look stunning in any room.
After looking at the photos I can see that the bottom two drawers sag just a little, but I can fix that with spacers.  All of the drawers open and close just fine.

Turquoise Mirror.  This was a dresser mirror so the bottm is  a little different than the top, you would want to hang it the way it is pictured here, not sideway's

Deborah's Finds~~~~

I visited Deborah in Dundas (near Northfield) on saturday.  She has some wonderful finds in her beautiful red barn.   She has Barn doors, old windows, some crates, cabinets, and a few other miscellaneous. 
Please call Deborah for pricing 507-301-1104.  I know she is asking 250.00 each for the big barn doors.  The smaller ones start out around 35.00
Don't you love her shed door!
There are 2 of these, I think they are about 5'x8'


This trunk is sold (above)

This cabinet is a treasure.  It is from a hardware store in Minneapolis, early 1900's.


 End of Deborah's items, she does have a few more things that I did not get pictured.
Thanks Deborah!!