I think the thrifting fates must have known this is my Birthday Week (what? Don't you spend a whole week celebrating your birthday?) because for the first time in a looooong time, thrifting wasn't a total bust. In fact, when I stopped at my favorite Goodwill yesterday I found a TON of stuff that wanted to come home with me! Unfortunately I have about a hundred projects waiting to be done already so I had to pass on about 4 mcm desks, a handful of mirrors that just needed a lick of paint on the frames, and three armchairs that were just begging for a spot in my house. What I couldn't bear to leave behind were a blue velvet armchair with matching ottoman (pictures coming soon), an end table that was a bit of a gamble and is going to need some light refinishing and an old school desk. Of the three I am definitely most excited about the armchair but I have high hopes that the little desk is going to end up as a sweet little showpiece in the house.
But I'm not going to lie, there is a chance that it will be one of those projects that I finish half-way and then abandon because this thing is so. so. gross. As in, I almost don't want to tell you how gross because then you won't want to come over or be friends anymore.