Friday, June 3, 2011

Happy place, happy face

The sunroom is my happy place, and i love to surround myself with greens and things that flourish in the warmer weather.  My recent finds are making my happy place even happier.  Making me even happier?  Oh yes. Most were fa-ree.  Woo to the hoo, right?

Stealing the show is this little blue/green table that had been living in S's mom's attic.  Say what?!  We've been together for almost 14 years, and i've never seen this little beauty.  True, we didn't have our own house that whole time, and i think i appreciate the table's shape more since blogging, but still.  The woman was holding out on me.  So when she had it for sale at our yard sale?  You better believe i scooped this little beauty up, hid her in the back, and piled trash on her to stop any confusion about whether she was for sale or not.  She works perfectly for corralling some plants and as a place to put a beverage. 


Little shelf?  I loooove little shelf's existance!  Another space for displaying and also providing a very nice area for stockpiling thrifted/free crap relating to planting goodies underneath. 

Litle urn will be getting a coat of white paint, it's a bit of a dingy cream now.  Free from estate sale leftovers, along with gold urn hiding in the back (up top).  Tray of texturey goodness taken from SIL's free pile after our own yard sale.  Since little shelf needed something to shelve, of course.


Obsessed with white ceramic pots much?  Both thrifted for 2-3 bucks. Perhaps this weekend i'll figure out a better solution for the succulent.  Little asian-ish urn? Free from church leftovers (just like one from last year). There was just something about it.


This mean anything?


Love all the greens (color wise and living plants) in this space and the crisp whites.  This says spring/summer to me.  This says waste away the day right here to me.


Yay for yard sales and yay for yard sale leftovers...tis the season!

Here i go:
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37 comments:

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I love love love that little table! The color is also perfect! I am so glad you grabbed it! So cute with plants on it and your thrifted/free shelf stuff! I love white and then the greens of plants. Yay for you! Hugs, Linda

Scribbler said...

I can't believe she was hiding that from you! I would have snatched it up too. Curvy, carve-y things get me every time.

Renee @ where the grass is greener said...

Gorgeous table...love the color!

Jennifer said...

you're a thrifting goddess! =) love your finds and your new plant display!

xoXOxo
Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

Mallory said...

Very cute with all your goodies! The table color is great!!

Susan said...

Ohhhh, cute post and super cute blog, too!

Thanks so much for visiting and commenting on my blog today, too. I loved having you stop by. Have a super weekend! Susan

Chandeen @ Designed by Chance said...

Love that sun porch, oh and how did you find so many parties? That is amazing. Ok when I have something to share I'm coming back to link up with all these parties. The little blue shelf is adorable.

Jann Olson said...

I love your little turquoise table! Way to go girl on snatching it up. She's definately a keeper. The room looks so inviting! Thanks for stopping by my blog! :)

Oonafey said...

Love the little lotus-ey bowls on the bottom shelf! I can't believe she's had that table that long and you had never seen it... Although, you're right, you probably wouldn't have been interested had you seen it years ago.

Has your cactus bloomed yet? Mine bloomed around Halloween last year. Ugly plants, but really pretty flowers!

Erin said...

That table IS fabulous! And I can't believe it was already that great color! :)

I thought of you yesterday...do follow Inspire Me Heather? She had window planters yesterday (well, sometime in the last few days, I might have been behind in my reading again, LOL)!! :)

Karie's Chic Creations said...

Oh, that little table is cute, cute and I love the color. You are lucky to have a "happy" sun room. Oh, and yes, I love freeeee, and yard sales, and junkin. Have a happy day. Hugs to my friend, Karie

Deanna Jane (cullenkidsmum) said...

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. Love the cute table and LOVE thrifting and yard sales too. I'm your newest follower, please follow back.

Rachel said...

Wow that table is adorable!! What great finds! :) I love your sunroom! I would LOVE to have one on our house, but the summers are HOT here in Texas!! It seems like such great place to curl up and read a book!

Orange it Lovely said...

cute cute cute!!!
Love all the white pieces.
Taña

AshTreeCottage said...

Love the table and the color too! I am your newest follower.

Love,
Susan and Bentley
xxoo

Liz said...

Darling! I love the color! :)

Have a great week!
~Liz

Ashleigh@Sincerely said...

i'm loving that table! the color is so fun.

gotta love free!

Janet said...

How great to have such a nice comfortable place to relax in the summer--nice job!

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

Yes indeed 'Tis the Season'!! Loving it too! This little table is SO adorable with such fantastic details on it! I'm looking for one like it for my front porch -- hoping to find one in my garage sale trips this summer! Thanks for sharing!

Dacia said...

What a beautiful little table. Great find & great color! Thanks for the blog visit and comment luv :)

Mary said...

Love love love the blue table - the design is beautiful, too! Thanks for sharing and for your visit to Redo 101!

Sue said...

What a cute little table that you absconded with from your MIL's house! So what did she say when she found out that you took it? Maybe you should be climbing up into her attic to see if there are any other treasures she might want to part with. Just a thought... :-)
~ Sue

Patti said...

What a perfect little table to show off some cute treasures!

Lauren @ 31diy said...

I adore your little blue table! You've also been finding great stuff at thrift stores and estate sales. I've been meaning to go to estate sales. I've been looking for a sideboard for months, and estate sales seem to have at least 1 or 2 at each sale.

Brandi said...

Great table, love the color!

Jennifer said...

Your collections looks great!

Jen
www.dishesandsocks.com

Diann said...

Sorry it has taken me so long to drop by for a visit and to thn ou for joining last weks TTF party! I love this little table and all the fun treasures you have on it. It looks awesome! I also thought I would let you know that I will be featuring this post in this week's TTF party! I hope you are having a great week! (I will have this weeks TT link up in a few hours).

Pam said...

Cute little table. Shame on the MIL from hiding it from you :).

Joselyn said...

What a unique table! So pretty!Love your white pottery collection too.

Anny said...

I could be happy on your porch! I love the colors, white porcelain and have those little white lotus bowls!

{nifty thrifty things} said...

I love your sun room!!
Thank you so much for linking this up to {nifty thrifty things} last week!
I hope to see you again tomorrow! ;)
xoxo,
Vanessa

Jen@Notes From the Heartland said...

Super duper love the table. I'm the same way...ever since blogging took over my life (hehehe) I look at things in a new way...look way past the current to what it could be. You did a fabulous job....love the color. Can I come over and just sit in your sun room? :-)

Tootsie said...

awesome this is right up my alley! I am a new follower from the dittle dattle hop...hope you will pop over soon! I do furniture/decorating etc and I garden!

Paula said...

Love this cute little table! Aren't you so happy to have it?

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Happy Tuesday!

Yay is fo yardsales!

If you get a chance, please stop by my blog and enter the giveaway.

The Tablescaper said...

This is absolutely darling. I'm so glad you made it part of Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

Meg said...

I'm so glad you stole her from your yardsale! It's a definite win! I love the color--I can't believe you didn't have to re-do it at all! The color is perfect. Great find!