Tuesday, January 18, 2011

I just went to town for some milk and bread.....

.....and look what I came home with!




It even has a leaf to go in the middle! We had been looking for something like this for several months.  Our other set has been through 2 or 3 floods (ala lowlands of  Houston), 2 or 3 recoverings(chairs), and we were just plain tired of it.  A re-sale or antique/junk shop in our small town was going out of business and I bought this at lower than 1/2 price, without DH even being there! I brought 1/2 of it home (not enough room in the car) and took DH back so he could browse around also.  After finding some books (mainly for GC), he encouraged me to also buy this, again at a sale price:


Of course I did not have that in mind when I suggested he leave his "man-cave" in the barn and come with me...... Looks like the previous owners put a wall panel in the back of the top portion.  I plan to have DH take it off and have it open.  To give you an idea of the size, I am 5' tall and cannot see into the top drawers at all.

Oh, BTW, does anyone have a good recipe for a loaf of bread? Guess what I forgot!

7 comments:

Cherry Red Quilter said...

You did really well - love the dresser! It is gorgeous!

quiltzyx said...

I laughed when I saw the table & chairs....it's just like the one I grew up with!
Enjoy them both....and sorry, no bread recipe here. ;^)

Stray Stitches said...

What great finds!! No bread recipe from me either.

Vroomans' Quilts said...

I love the heavier chairs. You got some great buys there. Go to www.Allrecipe.com for a bread recipe - but do you have yeast? Maybe rolls or biscuits will have to do. Luck,

Madame Samm said...

HI Frances..OHHH how you can bring up a chuckle...love your finds..I am all about round tables..love it and the hutch..is amazing...oooohhh what I could do with this...will you be leaving as is or stripping it and painting..

jennifer said...

Man cannot live on bread alone he needs a table and hutch to go along with it.

LuAnn said...

I think it's perfectly normal to go to the store for bread and come home with furniture...and then forget the bread. Nice table and chair set and cupboard, too. Great finds!