Friday, August 2, 2013

~THE BEST FRENCH FARMHOUSE ARMOIRE EVER~

1920's VINTAGE ARMIORE

I've had such a busy summer and I've enjoyed finishing up lots of half-finished projects around our home.  My Booth continues to keep me hopping and I love being a part of such a great Shoppe.  If you are ever in Oklahoma I hope you will visit Serendipity Market in Edmond.
ORIGINAL PAINT JOB
Oil Based Paint with Varnish

Last weekend our town celebrated what us locals call CRAZY DAYS.  Many businesses participate in this yearly event, generally held during the last weekend in July.  I ran 15% off my Booth and I'm not kidding you when I say that every single piece of furniture I had for sale SOLD...except one!

I couldn't believe it.  I ended up selling two vintage Chest of Drawers, two vintage Dressers, a vintage Desk and a small Table.  

All this in two days!
MATCHING DRESSER with MIRROR

As a result, my Mr. AGPMan and I had to work feverishly on several new pieces in order to just have something in which to display my other soft goods and vintage finds.  Today I'm sharing with you a couple of the fabulous pieces we snagged last week and finished up Monday afternoon! 
 ORIGINAL OIL BASED PAINT with VARNISH

We had to drive quite a jaunt to find this wonderful set!  It actually consists of the Dresser with Mirror, Chest with Mirror (not pictured), End Table (seen in picture #2), a Full Bed and the Armoire!  The Armoire was thrown in for FREE and I was more than happy to take it off the seller's hands.  They thought it was too beat up and junky to be used.  Well...I LOVE how this piece turned out and it's wonderful for displaying some of the white clothing I've collected over the years.  It's accented with vintage French Ephemera and I love the numbered drawers.  Very French Farmhouse!

  DARLING OLD CHEST

Found this darling Chest and matching full bed at a local thrift store a couple of weeks ago.  It sold the first day on the floor!  Yippeee....  Just love it when that happens!

ORIGINALCHEST

This piece was in excellent shape when we found it...needed some repair work to one of the drawers, but that was it!  The matching bed will be finished soon!

 BOOTH at SERENDIPITY

Here is what my Booth looks like today.  VERY EMPTY for sure!  But I'm happy so many large pieces found new homes and I'm excited about filling my space back up this week!  Can't wait to show you what all we found today...lots of great estate sale finds!

Hoping your Summer has been wonderful!  I can hardly believe it's August.  Can you?  Seems like the New Year just started and now it's almost Fall...  Wow!

Blessings~

Love to you...

16 comments:

Graceful Rose said...

Rebecca, how pretty, I love the chest! Congratulations on a great sale!

NanaDiana said...

GREAT pieces and I love that "free" armoire. It turned out great. That paint technique is a good look for that piece. Glad you sold so much- I can see why. The only problem is trying to get the space filled up again. Your space, by the way, looks beautiful.

I can't believe it is August either- where has the year gone? xo Diana

Shabby Gr8 Dane said...

Your booth looks amazing! The new pieces add to the shop, especially the armoire. I love how it displays your clothing so daintily. Thanks for sharing.

Sherrie

Theresa said...

SO many pretties in your booth! LOVE that armoire! Absolutely gorgeous! Have a blessed day dear Rebecca, HUGS!

pembrokeshire lass said...

Wow....you have had a busy time! I'm so glad that you sold so much. I do like that chest that you're selling...and the peek at your booth. Joan

ga447 said...

You have been busy, I am so glad your weekend was a success.

Bente said...

Love your work. It looks so very pretty.

Have a great weekend

Hugs

Maggie said...

Hi there, Rebecca!
For having some major setbacks this summer, you sure have made up for it!! Whew...what a weekend you had and congrats on all the sales. Your new finds, dear Bloodhound, are FABULOUS. The curvy lines on that last little chest are so wonderful...i love that little piece. But the armoire is awesome too (oh my, that streaky finish when you got it was sure something to tackle...but you did so, masterfully)! Have fun shopping for new finds. I KNOW you will find treasures :-)...you always do...

White Lace and Promises said...

Wow! I know your booth would be my favorite place to shop!

Nichole D. Akao said...

Your work is gorgeous! I love walking into the store I consign at and see thing SOLD. :) Great feeling.

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Rebecca,
Wow, you did have CRAZY DAYS with some great sales. Glad your recovered enough for being able to work on new pieces. LOVE the picture of your BOOTH at SERENDIPITY. You have such an eye for displaying things.
No wonder that people eagerly adopt your romantic treasures.
Wishing you a happy Sunday ahead.
Hugs,
Mariette

Tammy Woodcock said...

So good to see your post today. I love the dresser with the mirror. It reminds of my husbands desktop shaving mirror with the rotating mirror. Gorgeous. I'm a sucker for armoires I truly am. I love how you can fill them up, top them off and even swing open the doors and hang a quilt over each door. They are truly some of the most versatile pieces of furniture on the planet.

I'm happy for you for selling so well your wares. Surely it makes all the work worth the effort and time that goes into them. Hugs and congratulations on such a successful sale.

T

Lady Pamela said...

It just might be a good thing I live far away. I might have to mortgage my house to pay for all the things I would buy at your shop. I love it all!
*Smiles*

joanne said...

very pretty and romantic! I love the armoire, and it looks so frenchy now that it's cleaned up. I'd love to see your space, now all I need is a ticket to Oklahoma.

BrushedByAnAngel said...

You really scored, girl!! And you made that ugly duckling into a pretty swan. Good that your hubs can help you with the large items, he's a keeper! Post more pics!
Brenda

Carolyn said...

Oh Rebecca, you are amazing!! I drool over your work whether is by painting a piece of furniture or a sewing project, it is always so beautiful!! You just have a real knack to create beauty!!

I am so sorry to read about your bad fall!!! Don't overdo it though in restocking your "shop"!! Congrats on a great sale though! :) I am sure it is hard to hold back and keep on with your success and to let your back hold you back!

xoxo Carolyn
P.S. thank you for all of your sweet comments on my daughter's blog!! :)

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