Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Look at what the Kate dragged in...

Hi girls, so here is what the Kate dragged in....

Kate had been fussing that she needed more family seating

Of course she informed hubs that she wanted the coastal look

Hubs said it would cost money $$$

Goodwill here I come and then hubs was LAUGHING until.....

Kate meowed & called hubs to pick it up from the goodwill

  straight from a furniture store where it was a NEW floor sample

it is twill cotton blend & washable

color is Oatmeal perfect for coastal decor

 Hold on for the best part Kate's mommy gave her a 25% coupon

  for any goodwill in Orange County. The NEW floor model sofa

cost was 47.02

Kate LIKEY!!!!

now Kate is shopping her family member's spaces for

the perfect piece for that bare wall and some lovely pillows

I love washable furniture that looks awesome

more lovelies in # 31 at Country Roads

more goodness

vintage wood Bingo balls

now to find the perfect glassware to display these in...

vintage strainers that I added mirror inside

When I am finished with the blank wall I will post the new photos

kate xoxo


homebody0404 said...

Okay Kate, THAT is ABSOLUTELY R-I-D-I-C-U-L-O-U-S!!!!! I am sooooo jealous! You have some really scary lucky Goodwill mojo!! Please give us Goodwillers in other parts of the country some pointers...when to go shopping, where to get coupons...is there a secret? Let me tell you, I NEVER find stuff anywhere near as fabulous as you!! You ARE Goodwill blessed, my dear.

PS Hope you are feeling well!

homebody0404 said...

I'm back. I like what you did with the vintage strainers, that was such a great idea! I can't wait to see your newly decorated area with sofa pillows and all!

Polly said...

Tee hee! Love that title! Clever girl!

That sofa rocks it! That is a fabulous find! I have noticed that our Goodwills have started to get lots of "new" merchandise (returns, floor samples, etc...), but here, it is really expensive!

I want to check out the white Ektorp slipcovered sofa from IKEA. We're planning a trip there soon!

Hope all is well out on the west coast girl! I am feeling a little better this afternoon, but not 100% yet. It's either stress or one really weird bug I've picked up. I just feel like crap!

Hugs to you,


Mindy said...

Ha! Good for you! It's perfect! ~Mindy

Ron and Jamie said...

oh my gosh love the couch!!! great find <3

Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage said...

That couch is the bargain of the century!! Wow and congrats on your find! I'm sure you'll have fun filling it with some yummy pillows. :)

Faded Charm said...

Oh, no you didn't! How lucky are you? This makes my finds seem humble compared to this awesome couch. Great score!

Hope you are enjoying you week.


Cheryl ~ ZanyMayd said...

Kate is a Rock Star ~ UnBeLievAble....

Anne Lorys said...

Okay now, this run of Goodwill good luck is getting downright scary!
Like, what are you gonna bring home next, hmmmm? How on earth are you gonna top THAT??? And yet, I know that somehow, you will!!! :-)

I bow to you, O Magnificent One!


Debra@CommonGround said...

That's just scary good! 47 dollars, I'm in shock. I believe that Someone is in the blessing line. Hope you're feeling OK, miss kate!
love ya,

gretchen said...

What a score!

I live in the Portland Or. area, but I've been to Country Roads a few times with my friend that lives in Laguna Nigel....it's such a great place to shop and i've had to ship things home every time I go there!

My Vintage Treasures said...

CRAZY WOW!!! You are one lucky treasure hunting lady :)

homebody0404 said...

You know Kate, I've been thinking ....here you are struggling with this disease. It's difficult, it's scary, it can easily open the door to bring darkness into your life. I think you are incredible to have such a strong, positive attitude. In spite of it, you do your thing and enjoy your life.

Personally, I believe that one of the ways God lets you know He's faithful is by blessing you at Goodwill...yeah I know it sounds silly...but still!!! You're on a tight budget but still manage to snag all these incredible finds. No one has gotten there before you to snatch any of these things up, they're right there waiting for you. I bet it keeps your spirit up and your mind racing with creative ideas that take your mind off the L (I won't give it power by actually spelling it out). Girl, it's a God thing.

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you.

When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.

For I am the Lord, your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior Isaiah 43:2-3

Heidi said...

no kidding on that sofa...it is BEAUTIFUL!!!! awesome. your ideas are beautiful, thank you for sharing your creativity with us!!!

Sue said...

You, my friend, never cease to amaze me! A couch, for that price, with that look? You rock! You must have been in yesterday, since your little corner of the world at Country Roads looks different than it did on Monday! Looks good as always!
Take care, Sue

Beth Gales said...

Kate--what a beauty that couch is, you scored with that find! Enjoy!

Anonymous said...

Girl, you always find the best deals!! wow wee, that is one beauty of a couch!! and that will seat all of the family! Love your space it looks so beautiful and I love the cabinet with the mesh on the doors and the color is perfect~! Now are you selling those vintage bingo balls or keeping them....inquiring minds, like oh I don't ME want to know! :)

Ana said...

Hey Sweetie,
I'm back! Yay!!! I missed you. Sending you tons of hugs and kisses. By the way girl, love, love, love your new sofa! And your booth is lookin' good. Hope you're doing well my dear friend. Have a wonderful day.

Love you tons,

Unknown said...
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Unknown said...

Hi Kate from Salvage Dior,

We are thrilled you were able to use our coupon to acquire such a fabulous couch. We would love it if you could share you're awesome experience with our Facebook fans. They would totally dig hearing from an OC thrift expert like you! Go ahead and post directly to our wall.


Thanks again for your support and keep up the good work on your amazing blog!

- colleen@ocgoodwill.org

Dee@FrenchBleuVintage said...

Holy Crow Kate!!!! The Goodwill is the best for anything - Baseball cleats/Aurora Borealis necklaces/Vintage glassware and yes - Sofas. you just never know what you are going to find there. I wish I had room to drag home everything I ever wanted from there. I need to rent a POD. You had a great score. It looks fabulous ~ can't wait to see your wall. Your thrifting pal ~ Dee

1 Funky Woman said...

No way! Get out! I cannot believe you snagged that, I am so happy for you. It is really amazing and I'm sure the hubster loved the price!
I am so loving the lamp and white table. Thank you for all your feedback on my dilemmas. I still need your help though. I am painting the table black and then I will post when finished! I still need to comment on your other thoughts, hmmmm.

(You like my hair, yeh! Can't you hear me singing that right now?)

cindy said...

A.M.A.z.I.N.G. That's what you are, and that's what that piece of extra 'family seating' is :)

Beautiful...can't wait to see what kind of pillows you end up using!

Nice and Easy Antiques said...

You lucky girl! It looks awesome...enjoy it!

BellaRosa said...

Kate amor, what a gorgeous find!! I bet it is fabulous your home and everyone is loving having the extra beautiful seating :) Your space looks wonderful...so many lovely treasures! Hope the sunshine is making you smile :) Take care amor, be well, be happy...& may your Goodwill mojo forever be in tune :) Besos, Rose

Melanie said...

Oh Kate! Seriously, that one could go down as the bargain of the century!!! It is gorgeous!!!

I hope all is well. I have been keeping you in my prayers!:-)

Hugs and Blessings!

Annie Louise said...

Oh my goodness--what an amazing couch great find, great price, beautiful style I am so happy for you and also soooooooooooooo jealous:) By the way love your space at Country Roads. Have a wonderful day.
Thanks for sharing,

Anonymous said...

I had to read your post twice....what!! WOW, incredible deal! Good for you.

Ticking and Toile said...

Wow Kate!!! That is incredible! Great job to a very well deserved sweetie! :)

I've read thru a lot of your posts & I'm convinced you just might be one of the nicest people I've come in contact with!


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