Weekend Vintage Haul: Cozy Cottage Painted Espresso Desk

Over the weekend I went to select up this thrift retailer espresso desk I discovered the week prior at a consignment store, however didn’t have the room in my automotive for that day. We hopped within the automotive to go seize it & made a enjoyable day of it & shared all that on my Instagram if you wish to see it in my ‘Antiques’ highlight on my Instagram [HERE].

I’m all the time protecting my eye out for distinctive espresso tables & whereas strolling the consignment store I discovered this one within the clearance room for 70% off…

Isn’t she beautiful? She’s distinctive & she’s enjoyable! I’ve been hinting on the route we’re heading with our decor as we embark on these giant renovations & we’re actually including the ‘cottage’ into the best way I describe my type: Cozy Cottage Farmhouse Fashion. Suppose patterns, hand painted gadgets, quirky statements & oddities, & the checklist goes on. This falls underneath quirky & handpainted. I like the blues & I knew it could work effectively up right here in our entrance front room particularly after we begin on the renovations, however even now she appears to be like fairly in right here. I additionally simply liked the form generally [& the price] so I knew if I ever wished to color it, make modifications, or strip it that it was nonetheless price grabbing it. One choice to customise it extra to us is to maintain all of the portray, however perhaps paint over the seashells which are on the edges. I’ll maintain you posted on this.

I imagine this piece is from the 1950’s from LaBarge ‘alexandrine assortment’ from some google searches, however don’t quote me on that as a result of I couldn’t discover a lot. However it’s neat to study a bit bit extra about these items that we pickup. All I do know is that the model is extra ‘excessive finish’ & this espresso desk is HEAVY so I believe it’s a very good discover!

Here’s a have a look at it within the entrance front room for now. I’m excited to type it & see what we do with it as our areas change & conform into their full potential. What have you ever discovered these days? Something cool? Find me on Instagram & let’s chat about it! Thanks a lot for stopping by the weblog at present & each single day to see what we’re as much as & you possibly can see extra of what we are doing lately [HERE]. xx