Victoria Elizabeth Barnes

Giant Fancy Yard Sale Find, (and other junk I did not need).

Every fall our neighborhood has a townwide yard-sale. And as I explained in last year’s yard sale post, it is not unusual for me to be a few houses ahead of Paul.
I wrote:

Paul likes to talk to the neighbors. And his leisurely, garden-party-mentality makes me insane… This is not a social event. This is war. Someone will win, I would like it to be me.

This is what I mean by winning:

My yardsale haul included a HUGE piece of architectural salvage, a vintage enamel tray, and other useless treasures.

Wow. This is totally fascinating… keep reading.

Salvaged wardrobe I considered for the kitchen remodel.

At this point I am waiting for THE THING.

When we started this house, I did not know about THE THING… I did not know that if you wait, giant fanciness will show up on Craigslist and enrich your life.

It makes me sad to think of all the fanciness I missed out on before I was enlightened… But all I can do is try to make up for it now.

At this point, I am a little frustrated that THE KITCHEN THING has not shown up yet, but I know it is all part of the process.

Planning our DIY kitchen remodel – salvaged and repurposed cabinet ideas.

Wow. This is totally fascinating… keep reading.