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I am always on the hunt for vintage industrial furniture, especially mid-century. You know, the pastel greens and blues that used to be in your elementary school? Well I had heard about PublicSurplus.com where anything old that government offices such as schools, city offices, etc. aren't using are auctioned off on-line. You can search by the area in which you live, by the type of items available, even a specific school or agency. I couldn't wait to try it out and my first time was a success! Check out these vintage schoolhouse chairs that I bought!
Here they are in my craft room where I plan to keep them.
I bid on two sets of chairs in order to get the right mix of pastel seats that I was looking for. I won a total of two bids for $24 for 12 chairs. That's only $2 a chair! Because they were not in mint Read more [...]
On a recent trip to visit family in Laguna (in California), my honey and I explored the adorable shops in the quaint downtown area of Laguna Beach. I felt like I was home the minute I walked into the first little shop. It's called Seaside Interiors and is owned by Gina and her daughter Natasha. It is a small space packed with beautiful beach inspired furniture and accessories.
Here is their contact info:
Gina & Natasha (mother/daughter owners/designers)
190 Beach Street Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Seaside Interiors Facebook page
When you first walk in from the street you are greeted with this amazing wine crate flooring. The planks ave varied in width and slightly in wood tone. Various logos are burned into the wood creating a fabulous and original Read more [...]