Friday, April 29, 2011

Fridays Finest Finds in Raleigh

My favorites in Raliegh...

Beautiful Vintage Union Jack Dresser with Mirror $500 {so fitting for right now!}...

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And how cool does a similar dresser look in this kids bedroom by Betsy Burnham...


A close-up...

Both inspirational image above by Besty Burnham of Burnham Design

Ethan Allen Louis XIV Mirror $125 {i have to admit, i'm on the fence with this one. maybe in white it'll be more appealing to me.}...

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Lucite Coffee Table $550 {stunning for the right space!}...

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Pink/Green Chairs $50 {for that price a redo is in order, unless you like the pink/green/yellow combo.}...

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Glass Coffee Table and End Table $50 {i would tone down the brassiness with another gold spray paint.}...

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Reminds me of this coffee table...

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Mid Century Pieces Price ? {love all these.}...

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Those bulky chairs in the first image above have serious potential...

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4 Black Faux Bamboo $595 {offer less. great for a kitchen set.}...

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Indian Brass Stool and Large Tray $100 {tray would be a great coffee table!}...

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Coffee Table $45 {i see it in gold.}

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The coffee table above reminds me of this one...

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Beautiful Large Thai Coffee Table $300 {pricey, but would make a great statement.}...

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Campaign Dressers $225/all {ask for just one piece of the pie.}...

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Mid Century Chair $75 {a simple accent chair.}...


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The chair above reminds me of the ones below...


Vintage Chairs $75 {sweet ladies need a home.}...

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Coffee Table FREE {free. paint it. make it your own.}...

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Maybe paint the coffee table above orange...


6 Bentwood Chairs $200 {i have a serious obsession with bentwood chairs.}...

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Paint them yellow and voila a gorgeous dining area...

Inspirational image via Dayka Robinison Designs

Mid Century Chair $35 {paint. new clothes.}...

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Drexel Coffee Table $60 {this had me at the detailing.}...

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Coral Paisley Chair $75 {not sure about the color, but i would definitely remove the legs and buy wooden ones because the chrome look too elementary school to me.}...

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How about these legs instead...
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Thomasville Full Headboard $100 {perfect for a girls room!}...


Full Headboard $100 {would look awesome in a room with tall ceilings.}...

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Or maybe you want to paint the headboard above white...

Inspirational image Michael Penney Home Tour via LiveLikeYou


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Oriental Table $75 {great price.}...

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The above coffee table is a darker version of this one...

Inspirational image Cathy Triant Buxton via Elle Decor photo by William Waldron

Glass End Table $35 {remove the glass and get glass that fits for a perfect end table.}...

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Antique French Cane Set Make Offer {not sure what I would offer, but I would just ask for the chairs.}...

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Antique Gilt Wood and Cane Settee $495 {i am absolutely in love with this settee. if you get this ask the owner if the dog is real.}...

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Lighting Prices Vary {these have potential}...

 



The first Craigslist chandelier above can look this stunning after you spray paint it gold...


Antique Wicker Swing $395 {i would offer less for sure.}

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Paint and hang the settee above to transform your porch into something like this...

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Multiple Items Prices Vary {these are all a bit pricey, so i would negotiate with the seller. i love the chic console and coffee table.}...

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Macrame Room Divider $100 {do you have that bohemian chic thing going on? then this is for you.}...

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Drexel 3 Layer Side Table $85 {if you have space, paint it green or white and load it up with plants.}...

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Classic Bertoia Chairs $179 {not the most comfortable chairs in the world, but love them.}...

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Modern Style Couch $30 {incredible price and reupholstering this would be a breeze.}...

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Arm Chairs $79/each {not bad price and great accent chairs. one can never have too many chairs...that comment is coming from a woman whose home is called the house of chairs :).}

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Red Vintage Chair $100 {i know looks a tad big and garish. paint the wood white or even a fun color and when reupholstering you can take a bit of the bulk out of the arms.}...

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2 Garden Stools $150/both {can you get these for me? i really need extra seating/tables for my outdoor area.}...

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Thomasville Dining Set Asking Way Too Much {didn't even want to list the price on these. go ahead and click on the title if you're interested. the chairs are divine though!}...

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If you are like me and can't afford the stunning chairs above, how about these instead...

Dining Set $125/set {paint these to perfection.}...

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How about paint the chairs above white and add black patent leather...


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Or white with turquoise fabric...

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Or upholster the chairs with green fabric...

Inspirational image Santa Monica home via CocoCozy

Vintage Velvet Sofa $100 {a good cleaning and you have a unique sofa that no one else has.}...

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Cabinet $99 {uh you would be nuts not to buy this perfectly gorgeous cabinet. i want it so bad and the best part you don't have to do anything to it. would make an awesome bar area.}...

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Organ $110 {for those in the market for an ornate organ. aren't we all?}...

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I could go on and on and on, but I'll stop there. I would love it if you 'like'd The Queen of Craigslist on Facebook...just click on Facebook. Hope you all have a wonderful weekend! 

12 comments:

  1. The Union Jack and the chairs by Bertoia- YES please! Great tips sas always!!!

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  2. Oh my gosh, Raleigh is like a treasure trove! Awesome finds!

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  3. Y'all have some serious good sh*t. Super jealous. Super.

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  4. I know I'm wishing I lived in Raleigh right about now!

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  5. Oh gurrrllll...I just emailed the lady about that black cabinet with the lion pulls!! I will let you know if I get it! Also, I have been looking at that large bulbed light fixture for the longest time on CL and I never thought about what it would look like painted gold! I loved seeing what you found!!! YAY for the Raleigh Craigslist post!!

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  6. I love that black cabinet! And those headboards!! It's so much fun seeing other cities Craigslist ads. Hope you had a wonderful weekend!

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  7. Your lists are dangerous for me. I suddenly feel the need to buy EVERYTHING and my house is already jammed with things!!!

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  8. I cannot believe you found that British flag dresser on the same day as the Royal Wedding! No wait, yes I can believe ... you really have a knack for this.

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  9. Holy Crap...I must move to Raleigh....what a treasure trove of unbelievable things.....I am pea green here....with envy.

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  10. Fantastic finds! Your post always shock me!! M.

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  11. I found your blog today, and am honored that my union jack dresser is at the top of your page! I hand painted and restored the dresser with love. It is gorgeous in person, but I still have it maybe I am advertising it wrong?? If anyone is interested just email me @ crystalthomsen@msn.com. Your blog is wonderful! Thanks, Crystal

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  12. The black cabinet is mine!! I haven't gotten it all in place yet but I will do a post when I do and link back to the Queen!

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