Sunday, May 26, 2013

Garage Sale Finds

Community garage sales are all the go these days. One neighborhood = two dozen garage sales = eight panini sandwich makers, several "shake weights," and countless VHS Barney videos...

...but only one very-Molly antique hutch. Picked it up for 45 bucks. See:

And I'm thinking of leaving it as is - at least for now. One day I'll get a wild hair and paint it an aqua/gray color and distress it. Or butter yellow. I'll keep you posted.

I also came away with a few 50-cent shirts (to be clear, not the rap star 50 Cent, but rather Gap and Old Navy). Oh, and two ladderback, "rush-seated" chairs. (Great. More things to add to my old lady house.)

I almost came away with the first thing that caught my eye - a pair of crutches. You know, just in case. But God quickly put a thought into my head: "Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own."  Matthew 6:34

And that was that. Not a day to plan for broken bones after all. I had a hutch and two chairs to play with:

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