It is photographed (finally), although not yet posted for sale. Working title is “Green Vase.” There was a price tag on it, that said $49.50. I will report back in when it officially becomes available to the public, and then the countdown to sale shall begin! So stay tuned!
P.S. I’m taking suggestions on both names for the item and suggested prices. 🙂 In fact, if you want to bid on this and live in Chicago, it could be all yours!
I just sold a lamp, and threw in the word “Upcycled” in the headline of the post. It got several hits, incurred the loss of interest or sheer laziness of several inquirees, and finally got dropped off in Bridgeport by me to the new owner. The artist was a neighbor I never met living in an art co-op near my house. He/She threw this lamp out! I’m nearly certain that this lamp was made from plastic bottles sandblasted into plastic sheets then beautifully crafted, much like the work of Sarah Turner. Here’s the “Upcycled White Daisy Lamp” that I found and sold:
If anyone is up for searching, I’d love to be directed to more earth-friendly furniture info/DIY projects, etc. As for me right now, the dining chairs await their fateful posting on Craigslist…
Well now, what a great store name, and why haven’t I been here? Furthermore, why i am not working for them, and why didn’t i think of that cool name! gotta stop by this place sometimes soon. Here are some yelp reviews. By chance has anybody been to this place?
This lady wanted to buy my markedly underpriced vintage rusted orange La-Z-Boy Rocka Recliner. I have researched La-Z-Boy vintage chairs and the authentic handle/reclining lever piece with the brand logo on it is being sold on eBay and other sites for more money than I’m asking for the entire chair!
I was going to sell this chair to her for $35. The part that kills me the most is not the precise combination of psychotic rudeness she projected while fastidiously examining the chair until she found something slightly wrong with it, but how much of my time I spent talking to her about church and smart phones and service providers, for free! She did tell me some advice that was once told to her, about not looking a gift horse in the mouth, that one person might pay a far higher price for the value they find in the piece.
Damn right. 🙂
Here is the unsold wonder, looking for a home near you!
I can make you wait no longer. In my last post, I discussed the phenomenon of my paint jobs getting repainted. It reminds me of the work that real estate agents go to in order to get a home ready to sell. They get all this nice home decor, only for the new owners to completely change it up. I guess that’s part of the business of selling real estate. It’s also part of the business of selling furniture.The following two dressers were both bought with the intention of being painted by their buyers. Maybe I just have a good eye for the shape of dressers! I used paint bought from Menards for both dressers.