Take a Tour of My Vintage Guest Bedroom

 

 

Today I wanted to give you a tour of my guest bedroom.

I had these furniture pieces that didn’t fit in the other bedrooms so they all had to come together for the guest room.

This door is from the house that my 92-year-old mom grew up in.

It’s solid and heavy so I just propped it on the floor without hanging it on the wall.

I didn’t touch up any paint because the chippy paint adds to it’s character and age.

The burlap wreath goes perfect with it’s rustic appearance.

The wreath is so easy to create, you can see how I made it, HERE.

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No room in my house is immune from Milk Glass.

These three Hobnail pieces work perfectly with the new white vase from Home Goods.

The wood and metal tray is from Goodwill.

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This antique dress is another solid piece of furniture.  I’m still on the lookout for two drawer pulls to match with the others.

I use the frame to decorate around the house so who knows how long it will stay here.

The frame came from the house I grew up in and is over 60 years old.

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I’ll put Milk Glass anywhere I can so when I had these shelves in my storage closet I thought they’d be perfect for a small display.

Both of these pieces are from Goodwill, I just spray painted the shelf and added the crystals for some interest.

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The oak twin beds were painted gray and then I added some simple white bedding.

These comforters and shams are from Target.

I love the crispness they add to the room.

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It’s a hodge podge of pieces but I think it all works.

This table is another antique piece my mom gave me years ago.

It’s perfect as a nightstand.

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Here’s a good look at the beds and the table.

The room is peaceful and comfortable, what more could a guest want?

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Super Big Moët & Chandon Champagne Bowl

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When I recently shopped Rare by Goodwill in Anaheim, (see my post HERE)

I picked up this fabulous silver champagne bowl.

 

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I had seen something similar at Pottery Barn, but of course, I didn’t want to pay the Pottery Barn price so when I saw this one for $24.99, I had to have it!


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 I got this message from one of my reader’s on Facebook and was amazed to find out, when she sent me this screen shot,

that the same bowl is selling on Ebay for $300.00!

 

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It big, it’s heavy and perfect to use as an beverage chiller.

 

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That’s a big party I’m going to have to have,

look at all that space!

 

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 While it’s not in use as a chiller, I decided to enjoy it’s beauty as much as possible.

What better place to enjoy it’s beauty than next to my tub.

I filled it up with white bath towels and some bubble bath.

I’m feeling so fancy right about now!

P.S. Who say’s a covered cheese board is just for cheese?

I bought this at Goodwill, painted it gray, and now it holds my soap.

I really feel fancy now!

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My Goodwill Tour – Rare by Goodwill – Anaheim

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Over the weekend I was in Anaheim with my family for, what else,

a hockey tournament.

 

In between games, I managed to stop into Rare by Goodwill of Orange County.

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Ever since I saw pictures of this store on Facebook, I’ve been wanting to visit this location.

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It’s eclectic, creative and has an Urban Outfitters store vibe.

 

 

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The store was loaded with designer jeans for men and woman

and a wonderful selection of clothing and shoes, bags and jewelry.

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I loved these pendants lights which hang in the reading lounging area.

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How cool is this reading area?

This wall of books is pretty creative, I’d say!

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Jewelry.

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Vintage cameras.

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Something for everyone.

 

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There are plenty of decor items to choose from, both vintage, antique and new!

Of course, I came away with some fun items for my house and will be sharing them with you as soon as I unpack!

I recommend you stop in and enjoy this fun shopping experience!

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411 W. Broadway, Suites C-H (Find the entrance off the Center Street Promenade)
Anaheim, CA 92805

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Spring and Easter Centerpiece Display

I use trays all throughout the house, not only to use as serving trays

but to make the area more presentable.

I also like that everything looks neat when corralled in a tray.

Here’s how I repurposed a wicker tray from Goodwill for a Spring and Easter Centerpiece.

I hope you like how easy it is to put together and perhaps it will inspire you to do the same.

 

A YouTube Tour of My Farmhouse Kitchen

 

I’m happy to announce the launch of my YouTube channel!

For my first video, I’m taking you into the heart of our home,

the farmhouse kitchen.

This is the prep and cooking area.

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This is the area where the plates, bowl and drinking glasses are stored.

The big farmhouse sink makes for easy dish clean up,

if there ever was such a thing.

This is what it looked like during the winter/Christmas season.

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In my video kitchen tour, I’ll give you a glimpse into my world of Milk Glass.

I have more room tours in the works, some DIY projects and some recipes so make sure to SUBSCRIBE

to my channel so you won’t miss one!


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Colanders Make the Best Planters

 

 

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There’s just something about an old colander that I can’t resist.

I just have to grab it and plant something in it.

 

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They add a bit of rustic vibe to your space, come with drain holes and are very inexpensive when you buy them at thrift stores,

heck, you might even have one in your kitchen cabinet that’s seen better days.

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If they are rusty and corroded, even better.

This succulent has been going nuts with its shoots sprouting everywhere since the day I brought it home.

It is enjoying it’s colander home.


 

Strawberries in hanging colanders make the cutest decor.

Have you tried it?

Watch my video and see how I hang my colanders.

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They add so much more interest than a plain old planter don’t you think?

My Patio Table Centerpiece

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The weather has been absolutely gorgeous in Phoenix so I’ve been popping

into any Goodwill I pass by to grab some planters for my yard.

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I found this “rock” planter for $3.99 and it set the stage for a rustic centerpiece on the patio table.

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I set it on a piece of barn wood and it all took off from there.

 

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This blue and white decorative ball

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and this tea cup caught my eye at Goodwill too.

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I love these succulents, especially in the desert heat, they are perfect and hassle free.

Cheap and easy gardening,

my kind of game.

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Athletic shorts…Score!!!

Clothes for my family, I thrift that too! 
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My 11-year-old hockey player loves these Nike Dri Fit shorts, they’re perfect for off ice training.
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 I love the price ($5.59 with Goodwill coupon) and their near new condition.
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At the rate he’s growing they’ll fit him for a day or two.  
It seems like they really do grow like weeds, but with the price I paid, he’s sure to get his cost per use on these comfy shorts! 
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