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Saturday, January 8, 2011

Craigslist let down and Estate Sale finds

I was flipping through Craigslist the other night after finding this picture on Decor Pad. It’s an old stereo console. This would be a great set up under my living room TV.

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I found this old stereo console for $20!!! After exchanging emails and even going as far as to go look at it, it wasn’t going to work for what I needed. Unfortunately, the record player is built in, the top slides and what appear to be doors are for looks only, they don’t actually open. I need a console with doors and shelves inside for all the crap, DVD player, speakers, etc.

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On the flip side, there was an estate sale close to our house so on the way home I decided to swing by. I did not walk away empty handed.

002The lamp was $3 and the little artichoke was $6. Even better, HALF PRICE for a grand total of $4.50!! Not a bad Saturday.

I think these will go something like this…

lamp artichokeI’m still holding out for the perfect console so stayed tuned.

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