Sunday, April 10, 2011

ReStore adventure

It is the end of spring break and tomorrow it will be back to school. We had a great week....most days with nice weather! Today it will be in the low 80s and I have major yard work to do today. I will be sure to snap some photos.

Over break, I went down to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Cincinnati. I had never been there and since it's not far from downtown, it's not really convenient to go whenever. I did buy one thing and almost bought some pegboard that was $3 a sheet. Here are some of the interesting things I saw.....

They had tons of cabinets, doors, windows, old appliances....it was amazing. Here is a cabinet they had:


Some were really nice and some would be great for your garage or basement! I think the next pic shows that this is where brass chandeliers go to die.



But I very nearly brought home this little lady......


I decided against it....too many crystals missing and the wiring looked extremely sketchy!



This desk was great, but sold! Many of the really nice things they had were already sold. : ) There was a ton of tile....if you had a small tiling project, you could get some of these bad boys for 10 cents a tile.


They also had furniture....some really bad furniture, but these matching chairs had a great shape and were only $20 apiece. They would be nice reupholstered!


They had some really nice headboards, too!



I was intrigued by these booth seats. I would love to have some of these in the basement....fun.


And finally, the chair I bought....only $7. Nondescript brown chair, but with arms and a nice shape. Once it get it all fixed up, it will be great for our computer desk!



Last, just a little preview of other things we did this week....



Enjoy the rest of the weekend!

3 comments:

Tulip and Turnip said...

That chair is a great find! It will look great with some new fabric! Can't wait to see what you come up with.

My ReStore doesn't have many chandys like yours! I wish!

Mrs.Abbott said...

I have always wanted to go there too! Maybe I will try it this week sometime. I didnt even know Cincinnati had one until recently.

Shelley said...

I love, love the ReStore!!! If it was closer to me I'd go everyday :D

Yay, I'm so glad you like your coasters! And, your cuff bracelets are awesome!