Thursday, September 20

:: vintage appeal



Hello friends,  I hope you are all well. I snapped this photo today on my way home from lunch with my dad. I so wish I could buy & restore this old house. I love everything about it...the front porch, the green tin roof & that lovely old screen door. I want & need this house,  it would make a perfect antique store...vintage...knitting shop...don't you think. It makes me sad that it sits there empty & in disrepair. I think it needs a new owner & some TLC....wish it could be me. 

Now let's move on to something I can actually afford to buy. How about this little vintage dental cabinet for instance. Another little something I love everything about. All those drawers & handles, the stripped down drawers & that great chalk paint finish. I just couldn't let this piece get away. I can't wait to get it into the house & figure out where I'm going to put it. Unfortunately the hubs went hunting this evening & is making me wait till morning to get it out of my truck for me. So, as soon as this guy finds his new home & gets gussied up I'll share some new pics with you. Pics from a real camera and not a phone I promise. 



I can't wait till morning : ).

{ peace, love & hugs }
Carrie

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9 comments:

  1. Love that chest! I, too have always wanted to restore an old house...especially a farmhouse. :)

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  2. Fab! I love that little treasure. Its shabbiness is one of its charm. Love it. Got my eye on your next posts.

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  3. oh I love that old house too...someone needs to move in!

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  4. You are so Right- How fun-amazing it would be to fix up that darling weathered lil house- can you imagine the history behind it-the stories it could tell...
    The lil piece is cute too...
    Thanks for sharing..
    Karryann

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  5. That cabinet is pretty cool. I think I may need to find me one of those - my husband is an artist and something like that would be great to hold paintings and other art pieces. Can't wait to see how you gussy it up!

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  6. Carrie, this is just absolutely adorable! I love it, and I can't wait to see it in your beautiful home.

    I have missed you SO much. I dropped by to wish you a happy fall. I am still sans computer. We had to do some major, MAJOR work to our house which was unexpected, and I hate to make Mr. Magpie buy me another computer right now. We still have some more work to do, so maybe after it's done, I can return to blogging. In the mean time, I have to borrow his computer at night when I can.

    I have missed you, my friend, and I hope you and your family are all doing well.

    Take care and be blessed.

    XO,

    Sheila

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  7. Some nice images that you post. You have perfect photo capturing idea. Thanks for post it.

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  8. Hello Carrie~ Just came across your blog and looks like we have a lot in common! Oh, don't get me started on that beautiful old house...I see that a lot, and my mind goes everywhere with it...like yours! I need a billion dollars, where money is no option, my imagination to restore them has no bounds! Anyway, I am your newest follower! From one sweetie to another~~~~Roxie p.s. great cabinet!

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  9. That is a beautiful home with alil hard work it would be Amazing! Turn it into a book store craft shop ect.

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