Friday, November 19, 2010

Round-Up

I've done a little browsing here and there this week between other obligations. Here's what I found:

First, a set of four klismos-style chairs I spotted at the Habitat for Humanity store today for $50 each . . .
I loved the shape and thought they would be great around a round table. The problem? Three were side chairs and one had arms. Very strange. Anyway, while perusing blogs today, I ran across this photo from the Elle Decor Showhouse in San Francisco on Katiedid. Check out the dining room by Palmer Weiss (a designer I love): 
Don't these chairs look similar? You could lime the wood and possibly even add fabric to the wood backs for  a similar effect. What do you think?

My big find at the Habitat store was a $3 black cylinder shade for my $4.99 lamp. That's right, my entire lamp came in for a grand total of $8 and some change. Woo hoo!
I'm kind of digging the retro vibe of the lamp. Sorry, I took this at night, so the lighting is not good.

Earlier in the week, I spotted a pair of ceramic foo dogs at an antique mall for $30 for the pair. Thought that was a great deal. Some people don't like the foo, but I still do.
And this French mirror looked extremely familiar, and while I don't remember the exact price, I think it was pretty reasonable. These last two items were at the Winchester Antique Mall in Franklin.
And although this version is much smaller, I knew I had spotted this look recently both here and here.

Wishing you all a Happy Weekend. I'll be hosting our supper club tomorrow night and I'll try and remember to snap some pics of the finished table before dinner.

Sources: Katiedid

8 comments:

Susan said...

Ooh! Love how the lamp turned out! And the foo dogs would make a lovely Christmas gift :)

Raina Cox said...

Hello and thanks so much for stopping by La Lamp Shade!

Best,

Raina
If the Lamp Shade Fits

Kim said...

The lamp looks great. Can't beat $8, can you? I LOVE the Habitat for Humanity store. I can always find something I can't live without. Those chairs are great. Can you make them work? :)

The Zhush said...

Love those chairs and the inspiration image as well!

SHERRY HART said...

THOSE CHAIRS.....you must get them....me love! Great job on the lamp also...love chartreuse!

katiedid said...

WOW! You are a power shopper! LOVE the lamp and shade, and the chairs are great! I don't even think I would mind that one had arms. Thanks for the link! And I am returning the favor. ;)

jandjhome said...

Love your finds. I can't believe you found the black shade. I had to buy mine at Target. I love your blog.

paula said...

I want it all! the chairs are quite the find.