If only I had a magic carpet......

When I got the new Pottery Barn catalog and saw the fabulous Ellsworth Entertaining Buffet,
It was love at first sight!
I am madly in love with the fabulous chippy paint!
But, at $999 it's not coming over to my house.


Then I found this piece on craigslist for only $10.
Ten dollars people!!!
But it would have been a two hour round trip for me to get it....so I didn't. :(
But look how similar in shape the two pieces are!
I would love to use chalk paint on it and then go to town with some sandpaper.
Wouldn't it be pretty painted Duck Egg Blue?


Sigh....
If only I had a magic carpet I'd zoom right over and pick up this bad boy and get to paintin'


Speaking of Pottery Barn.....
Are you as in love with this room as I am?
I just keep looking at it over and over again.
It is so dreamy! 




20 comments:

  1. Ok for some reason Pottery Barn has stopped sending my catalogs!!!! I need to get on that! LOL

    You're right that room is dreamy!

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  2. I'm in love with all of it. Every. Single. Bit!!!

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  3. That is one chippy cabinet from PB! It looks lie the REAL thing! The one from Craig's List is awesome, I can see it painted and distressed just like you described!

    Love that room, I think I considered that sofa {but not a sectional}. It's beautiful!

    XO,
    Jane

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  4. Are you sure the trip wouldn't it be worth it? Unbelievable how similar they look.

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  5. Awww, bummer, maybe a road trip would be fun. :)
    I LOVE that room, that is one of my favorites and that I just sit and drool over. :)
    xoxo

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  6. That is going to be awesome when you get it done and what a bargain for $10. I just joined your blog and hope you will join me to read about my life as a Missouri Farm Girl.

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  7. Thanks for the Inspiration! I own a cabinet just like the one on Craigslist and it is sitting outside on the carport, looking for a use of some kind! May just be my next project! I think you should make the trip for the $10 one, just say'n:)

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  8. I love that distressed piece too! Ah, the money I could spend if I just had it!

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  9. I'm thinkin' if you really love that piece, $10 and a four hour round trip is pretty "cheap" to get it.

    Just sayin' - - -

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  10. I think I would be making a trip! Love that piece from pottery barn!!!

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  11. that really does look like the PB piece! wow and what a deal on it!! i feel your pain...i passed up a good estate sale today because it was about 45 min away. i just knew i couldn't afford to spend the time to get there when i had lots of other errands to run close to home. you know how it goes...
    you win some, you lose some i guess :(
    i love the PB piece...i am kinda surprised to see such a distressed item their catalog! PB just taunts all us bloggers!! ;)

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  12. wow, that is a crazy good craislist deal! almost a perfect match to the inspiration piece.oh well, you'll get the next one! thanks for sharing, liz

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  13. Girl, you NEED to go get that cabinet! It's going to haunt you if you don't. Take a friend with you, put on some good music and time will fly. The money you save and the joy you receive when you finish the piece will outweigh the gas $ you spend. Robyn

    P.S. I hope to see it soon on your blog. hint hint.

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  14. We can always dream. But I think I would have made the two hour trip for that beauty.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  15. the weekend is coming - maybe if you hit some yard sales you'll be lucky! But yeah - that would have been a great buy.

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  16. Yes it is absolutely dreamy!!!!!
    And that cabinet would be perfect. You should go and get it...that isn't too far to drive.
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  17. Gorgeous table! Have a lovely week ahead, Kellie xx

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  18. Great post and re-do on the table! I'm adding myself as your newest follower....Happy Spring Ya'll from Houston!

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  19. Hi! I found you through the recent comment you posted to MMS Feature Friday about my daughter's table/cabinet redo. Anna has really enjoyed the kind comments.
    I also say that overpriced Pottery Barn table thingy. I hope you find a cheap craigslist item to redo and put PB to shame for the high price! Just kidding abou that but seriously? I'm looking forward to following you. Thanks!

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