I just posted a picture of my bar here, but over the weekend, I found a replacement. I've always loved the idea of a formal bar with character, and this industrial shop cart does the trick (especially for $60 at the flea market). The paint is chipping and it's on wheels (I highly doubt I'll ever roll it around for thirsty guests) and it balances out our rustic dining table nicely. We don't drink every night, but at least we're well stocked to last us (and our friends) through the holiday season. Another vintage score was this console table ($30) that fits our awkwardly-sized entryway. The wood was chipped and uneven, so I simply spray painted it a glossy gold.
Flea Market Finds
I haven't had a land line in years, but I keep this phone on my desk for a fun, retro feel. I get a lot of questions about where I go thrifting (The Rose Bowl and The Melrose Trading Place) and the kinds of things I look for when I visit flea markets. My trick is to never look ...read more