Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Go Ahead, Drool

So, I took on another job, because the 2 I already have aren't enough? The Antique Barn that I used to have a booth at (until bad economy hit) asked me if I would come work for them, making junk, painting furniture, etc. I get to set my own hours, work whenever I want.  I am loving it!   I need to remember my camera to show you some of the actual projects I have been working on, but until then I wanted to show you a few things to drool over.  They bought 3 filled to the brim containers from Europe.  They are not even undone packing one yet and have found so many amazing things, chairs from the 18th century, trunks full of old books and dolls, and artwork (much of it ruined unfortunately), mirrors and mirrors and mirrors, farm tables, hutches, huge carved pieces, yadda, yadda, yadda!
Cool old trunk,
An airplane propeller sitting on a trunk,

A great English 2 person school desk,
Fantastic table with huge brass bowl/tub (?) on top,

 Beautifully carved sideboard, with sled and dough table,
and these super cool Victorian chimney caps.

This is just the tip of the iceberg.  I hope to get my hands on some of the junkier parts and pieces!

10 comments:

  1. Yep! I had to mop the drool off of my laptop!!

    Happy hunting,
    Teresa
    <)))~~

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  2. Wow!! I wish I could drive over there right now.. and grab some of it for myself. Totally jealous. :-)

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  3. YES you are right drool drool drool! I would be broke if I worked there. I would want to take all the treasures home with me. Good Luck in your new job! Blessings, Vicky

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  4. Wow, what a dream job!! Sounds terrific and what fun it would be to be opening those crates; beautiful things! Can't wait to see pics of the projects you'll be doing for them.

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  5. Yep, drooling here!! I love that kind of junk!!

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  6. Great stuff!
    And what a great job!!! I'm jealous! That sounds so fun!!

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  7. What a wonderful way to moonlight! Can't wait to see some of your projects - love your creativity!

    Teresa@Much-A-Do

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  8. Wow! Are they selling it like that or are you doing something more to those items? How are the prices for something like that?

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Thanks so much for taking the time to comment, I really appreciate your kind words!