Photobucket     Photobucket        

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

My New Coffee Table...Found At A Garage Sale!

Hey Guys! I hope you are all having a great week! I wanted to show you my new coffee table. I found it at a garage sale...ok, it was my neighbor's garage sale so I got first dibs. I couldn't believe they were selling it! It looked really good in their house too...they just needed something with drawers. When I first saw them bring it out I thought of my brother who is needing a new coffee table. I realized it was too big, so I thought...hmmm...maybe I could use it and sell mine to my brother. So that's what I did! There was nothing wrong with my other one, it was really pretty. I just couldn't pass this one up...and since I am their favorite neighbor, they gave me an exellent deal...lol.
It really brightens the middle of the room up...I just love the iron and stone together. As you can see, I love mixing different types of furniture together. I don't know what my style is?? I like it all! The room looks a little busy from this angle. When you are in the house it doesn't look as busy, I think it's just the photography...lol. There's alot of space when you walk in the front door, so it feels more spacious. I am really liking this table! So glad I got it!

Some of you bought a rooster tassel last week... I have six more to make. Let me know if you would like one and I will hold it for you (as long as they last). They will be in these colors, but the ribbons will vary. You should see my craft room right now...well, maybe you shouldn't! I'm in the middle of redoing it. I added an ugly work table and will soon add a bookcase for shelves. I decided I better bite the bullet and think practical instead of pretty...lol. I need more space to work! Now I will be able to get more things done! Yay! Oh, I'm out of roosters for the arrangements, but will hopefully find more soon. I will be making some fall arrangments with pumkins as well.
Have a great rest of the week!





23 comments:

Melissa Miller said...

Ooooohhh Kristen! It is just beautiful in your living room. It really has an elegant look to it and the cream marble top is gorgeous. I love the way you accessorized it. The black floral box is so pretty! What a fantastic find! I'm so happy you were able to get it. I'm trying to picture your old one and I can't now. This one looks so perfect.

I'm loving my precious roo tassel! I'll bet you will sell them all.
Show us your craft room. I think it would be neat to see it.

Have a great week!
~Melissa :)

PS Alex just got home from a very late flight. Yikes! Time for sleep.

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

Love the table...Your room reminds me of mine...from any angle a picture makes it look like STUFF.....is everywhere...We are for sure not into the contemporary look...

I am thinking about seeing the Mouse in early 2011....

Karen said...

I love your new table. I agree with Melissa -- it looks very elegant. I would like one of your rooster tassels. I have ordered from you before and I know I won't be disappointed. Just let me know when it's ready. Thank you so much.

Cathy~Mille Fleur said...

Kristen your new table is gorgeous! I love the way it looks in your beautiful room! It's fun to have a change every now and then whether we need it or not...don't you think;)? The iron and marble are beautiful together and it really does lighten up the space. I see you have moved a few things around too. It all looks stunning!

Sign me up for one of the tassels! I love all of your creations!

Enjoy!
Cathy

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

The table is beautiful and it looks great in your room. The best part is that you didn't have to do anything to it, move in ready...lucky you!

~Jamie Kubeczka~ said...

That is so pretty! Your living room is gorgeous!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Great table, Kristen! It looks great in your living room, which I just love! I don't think it looks busy at all. I'll bet you're glad you have a dedicated area to create and craft.

Screaming Meme said...

So glad I found your blog...You have beautiful taste! And the coffee table...Wow! I love it!

Hi, I'm Meme from Screaming Meme...it is so nice to meet you! Please, stop in and visit my Interior Design blog, Screaming Meme, anytime! I look forward to following your lovely blog! Meme

Mari said...

HELLO...
I JUST LOVE YOUR NEW TABLE ITS STUNNING LIKE THE REST OF YOUR LOVELY HOME :)

HUGLETS~XO~MARI

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Beautiful coffee table. I want one soo bad for my family room...but it has to be round....I will find it someday!!

L said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

How perfect is that new coffee table??? SO PRFECT! I LOVE it and it looks FAB!! You are so lucky!! Love marble and iron....ALOT!

Lou Cinda :)

Pinky said...

OMG!!! The table is gorgeous! The fireplace and screen match the table SO well! I just love this room! Can't wait to see your Fall arrangements! I miss doing them! XO, Pinky

Anonymous said...

Kristen it looks fantastic...I find your livingroom so cozy.

All the best,
Kathy :)

awesome tassel :)

Nancy said...

Love the table!! Love your blog!!

Shelia said...

Hi Kristen! Oh, the table looks wonderful in your pretty living room! Your home is gorgeous!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Gypsy Heart said...

I love this table! It is perfect in your living room. I don't have a particular 'style' either ~ it's what I like, kinda eclectic, kinda funky, kinda traditional ~ take your pick!

I would love something with pumpkins if you could let me know when you are creating with them. I cannot wait to start decorating for fall ~ my favorite season!

Hope you have a wonderful weekend ~
Pat

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Hi Kristen~just found your blog and it is so darling! I love the red check drapes in your photo and your living room looks gorgeous! Love it! We have similar tastes I think! :)

Susan said...

Wow wow and wow!! What a beautiful living room you have!! Absolutely gorgeous! I think I may pinch some of your ideas for my own house! xx

A Hint of Home said...

Hi Kristen,
Love your new table. I like how it ties in with the other iron work in the room...like your fireplace screen.
Pictures never do the rooms justice. I'm sure it's more beautiful in person.

mishebe said...

Fab table. Love it!

Kim said...

Wow Kristen I love this new table. Just when I thought that room couldn't get any prettier! It's perfect in there. Glad you got a good deal on it too!
xoxo,
Kim

Ahmed Hamdy said...

شركة نقل اثاث بمكة
شركة نقل اثاث بالطائف
شركة نقل عفش بمكة
اهمية تسليك المجاري

Featured in Country Woman Magazine fall 2012 for kitchen and crafts

My photo
I'm a 42yr. old mother of 1. I've been married for 21years to a wonderful man, Kevin. We have one son together named Chase who is 14. We live in a small town in Arkansas and have a dog named Sassy, a cat named Coco and now a chinchilla, Tiki. My husband is a Database Administrator and I have my own business called Kristen's Creations where I make and sell a variety of crafts. I worked in a shop as a floral designer for 15 yrs. until it closed. My former boss decided to retire and lease out her building. I enjoy crafting, decorating, and hanging out with my family. E-mail me at Kristenscreations@hotmail.com

Follow me on Instagram!

https://www.instagram.com/kristenscreations12/

To subscribe through email, add your email address below.

You are welcome to pin anything from my blog

Follow Me on Pinterest

Total Pageviews



The tip junkie featured my snowman mesh wreath!

homemade crafts

Popular Posts

BlogCatalog

Decorating Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory

Sassy Girl

Sassy Girl

Cock a doodle doo!!

Cock a doodle doo!!

Wish we were here!

Wish we were here!

Blog List

  • In December of 2018, I received a Sleep Number bed as a part of a blog sponsorship and I shared an initial review of it (as a part of that sponsorship) i...
    4 hours ago
  • If you are like me your style has bounced all over the board. What I like has changed about a dozen times in my life and it is still evolving. I think I ...
    4 hours ago
  • Hey there! I'm getting ready to tackle some DIY projects, but first I wanted to finish up a little more decrapifying and a couple organizational projects. ...
    10 hours ago
  • *Is the month of December, with all of the fun parties* *too short, or is it just me?* *We decided we needed to get together one* *more time in January.* ...
    13 hours ago
  • 17 Farmhouse Valentine’s Day ideas. Fast and beautiful ways to bring the spirit of Valentine’s Day into your home. I love decorating our home. Over the ...
    17 hours ago
  • Now that Christmas is over and the decorations are all put away, the house is feeling a little empty to me. *Soooo*...I am making that transition a littl...
    20 hours ago
  • Today's topic is about doing your nails at home. Gel nails that is! I shared this on Instagram and so many were interested in hearing about my at home ge...
    22 hours ago
  • Over the past year I’ve acquired quite a few necklaces and bracelets and I did not have a good place to store them. I recently made a DIY Upcycled Wood ...
    22 hours ago
  • Before I left for a trip to Egypt last October, I... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
    1 day ago
  • Thanks so much for the positive feedback and comments on my latest bathroom makeover! For most of you, the black and white tropical wallpaper was the big h...
    1 day ago
  • As I have read from several others on blogs and on instagram it seems that after the Christmas decor comes down most want calm and serene spaces. After I t...
    1 day ago
  • Good morning my friends. Do you all have your Christmas away? I am so glad to say I do! It is a huge job, but I am liking the clean slate to cozy up each r...
    1 day ago
  • This was going to be a quickie, no big deal post. Sure, sure, sure – I can hear you saying!!Go get that coffee…I’ll wait.Last week, the new season of Brav...
    2 days ago
  • We were still out of school last Monday and it was almost 70 degrees so we put on shorts and t-shirts and went for a long walk on a new trail. Our town ha...
    2 days ago
  • These adorable fairy garden ideas will definitely impress you all the way! Each element is super cute and they’re not so difficult to put together! Such ...
    1 week ago
  • [image: 5 Ways to Organize Cabinet Doors] Here at Infarrantly Creative, I’ve shown you how I utilized the space on the inside of cabinet doors to better ...
    1 week ago
  • Happy last day of 2018! I imagine many of you are headed to some sort of celebration, so I thought I’d pop in with one of my favorite purchases lately! T...
    2 weeks ago
  • As we get closer and closer to the festivities starting, it seems to be getting busier and busier in our family. It’s an exciting time for us as we antici...
    3 weeks ago
  • Stopping in to wish y’all a Merry Christmas and best wishes for the New Year. I have been absent lately on my blog, but you may follow me on my Instagram ...
    3 weeks ago
  • Hello, Dear Ones! Are you all ready for Christmas??We are ready and have a big present waiting for us. As you probably know we are leasing a house until we...
    3 weeks ago
  • Dear Readers, The time has come for me to say good-bye to Poofing the Pillows. I have loved writing this blog for 10+ years but I know it's time to move ...
    3 weeks ago
  • Christmas decor in the kitchen begins with candy hanging from the chandelier. Read more » About the Author: Grandmother of 6, Laurie's favorite places to ...
    4 weeks ago
  • *This post is sponsored by Unique Rug Store. All opinions expressed are my own.* One of the great things about being in the design world for as long as I ...
    4 weeks ago
  • Greetings, friends! How in the world is Christmas only two weeks away? I can't believe how fast this season has flown by! Well, before the big day comes ...
    5 weeks ago
  • It is Christmas party season. If you are looking for something to balance out all of the Christmas cookie goodness, check out these fun edible Christmas...
    1 month ago
  • 2 months ago
  • Hello, remember me!? I'm still around and I will be checking in via the blog once in awhile. Today felt like a good day to reach out! For those that stay...
    2 months ago
  • I gave my old nursery dresser a more modern look with Raw Silk, Stirling, Little Lamb and Soapstone. I am keeping this but thought I would try my hand at...
    4 months ago
  • 9 months ago
  • Note: If you are looking for Foodie Friday and Everything Else, the link party has been permanently retired. Thanks for all of your support over the years...
    1 year ago
  • So, my husband and I are attending a banquet this week and I realized that I don’t really have anything that qualifies as ‘cocktail party’ attire. So, ye...
    1 year ago
  • The first day of fall, where has the summer gone to? We've been in the upper 90's all week, hard to believe fall is here and yes those cold days of winter ...
    1 year ago
  • I knew this day would come... I just didn't know the deep down feelings that would surface. God prepared me for this! I often wondered how in the world ...
    1 year ago
  • Have you seen or should I say drooled over all the blogs showing their flocked christmas trees? Well, I can say I drooled...just a bit over them! So much t...
    2 years ago
  • Hello, and Happy Valentine’s Day! I thought I’d share a couple of the Valentine’s I’ve made for my oldest granddaughter (the 5 year old). I used a couple...
    2 years ago
  • Hi there friends... Welcome back to this weeks Share Your Style Party!! ~~~~~ Our host this week is Kelly from The Essence of Home! Take it away Kelly! ...
    2 years ago
  • These closet doors are dreamy!!! *Dream Book Design *turned an unattractive closet door into something I want!!! Learn *how to build a barn door for a...
    3 years ago
  • This Miniature Pewter-Like Teapot with Lid that lifts and tilts is adorable at the height of just 1 1/2 inches tall, and matching teacup, saucer, and disp...
    4 years ago
  • *Hi! I have been decorating for Christmas this week and finished the piano so I wanted to share.This will be a short post, I am working hard to get my hous...
    4 years ago
  • I have been keeping a secret for a few months... and it has been hard not to give it away! Thank goodness I can finally tell you today!!! After 4 1/2 y...
    4 years ago
  • Hello Lovlies, You are cordially invited to join me at my new blog, Larkspur Interiors. WHEN: Now! WHERE: www.larkspurinteriors.com R.S.V.P.: Not necessa...
    4 years ago
  • It's Friday once again. Can you believe it? And it's time for another great house tour. Today we're snooping around Jenna's home at Rain On A Tin Roof. ...
    5 years ago
  • Projects, projects, do they ever end? lol There is always something to add to the list, isn't there? I had wanted to add bead board to the ends of our ...
    6 years ago