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hey there! I'm monica 

I pride myself on making amazing style and design accessible for everyone, regardless of location, budget, or ability! My design philosophy is rooted in authenticity + attainability - If I can do it, you can too! My work has been featured in countless publications, but I take the most pride in homeowners that have been personally inspired by my DIY ideas and have tried something in their own homes!

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Phew! TGIF, right people? This week has been absolutely crazy here since we made two TV appearances in between watching ballet recitals, soccer games, friends dinner,work and family time! Monica and I were talking yesterday that we NEVER envisioned our lives (and blog!) taking this route. It’s such a whirlwind, but totally awesome too! Anyway, remember last week we talked about the new thrift store that opened? Well, a big thanks to all of you who attended the grand opening and made it such a huge success! We were thrilled to have so many of you come up and talk with us (please excuse us for not showering or dressing up for the occasion. We were so focused on the thrift store goods, that we completely forgot to look decent!) I just wanted to share a few of the items that I picked up and can’t wait to get to work on.
My Fab Finds
My hubs found this gorgeous, old passenger trunk tucked away in a corner on our way out of the store and I was immediately smitten. It has soooo much character and I wish I knew it’s history! Everything was half off at the store, so for $45 bucks I purchased a new, perfect addition to my basement family room.
Great lines, huh? The inside is not so pretty, so it will be receiving a new fabulous fabric lining as soon as I have a minute to breathe. {Love it}
This is my wild card purchase. I definitely got the stink eye from my hubs about this, and I could tell he was having a hard time envisioning it as an amazing little bench for the end of our bed. But have no fear, babe, because with a little spraypaint and some new fabric, she’ll be beautiful once again and ready to be covered with piles of clothes given a new life in our bedroom.
I mean, for $10, it would be a shame NOT to see if I could make it work.
And finally, this is not from the thrift store, but look what I picked up on the side of the road in my neighborhood:
If you are the wonderful neighbor who put this out on the street, I thank you! Right now it looks a little like it came straight out of Alice in Wonderland, but I have big plans for it. And let me tell you, this frame is HUGE. I’m so curious to know what it was used for…
Wierd, and interesting, and oh so exciting! Ok, so no big deal…I just added 3 more projects to my ever-growing list of projects. Who needs sleep, anyway?
Have you made any fab finds recently? Do share, and while you’re at it, have a great weekend!

The comments +

  1. Jenna says:

    Can’t wait to see what you do with the frame! It’s so out-there that I know it’ll be a big statement piece!

    heyhomeslice.blogspot.com

  2. Mindy says:

    Yeah, that trunk is pretty awesome.
    Here’s a link to my most recent estate sale finds that I’m SUPER excited about!
    http://rindymae.blogspot.com/2011/11/estate-sale-scores.html
    Have a good weekend!

  3. Shaunna says:

    LOVE that old chest….I was on the same Nate show with you girls and didn’t even get to meet you!! Loved your room and looking forward to keeping up with your blog!
    🙂
    shaunna

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