How fun is Jill’s new desk chair? It couldn’t be more perfect for that space!
So I mentioned before that last weekend we went to Arkansas for a volleyball tournament. And while we were there, we spent a little time antiquing. Wanted to share some of the goodies we came across.
There were signs galore…
I was tempted to pick up one of these babies for my son’s room since it’s all done in vintage vehicles. Love the bright, bold colors. But I just didn’t have anywhere to put them, so they didn’t come home with me.
Of course there were loads of galvanized items.
And fun lanterns. If someone had a collection, they would have been in heaven.
I SO wanted this chair. I stared and stared at it trying to figure out where it could go in my home. However, it was $99, which was simply more than I was willing to pay for something I didn’t really need and hadn’t been looking for. I’m thinking Jill’s Craigslist prices are way better!!! It’s a pretty sweet chair though.
What I did end up with was one of these interesting little guys. I stopped to check them out simply because the animals and colors caught my eye (they had the perfect shade of yellow for my family room). I also loved that they had years printed right on them. Then when I noticed that they were actually mugs, I was sold. I’d never seeen them before, so I researched them a bit more. They’re part of the Frankoma collection of pottery. John Frank was a ceramics professor at the University of Oklahoma around the 1930′s, and he ended up opening his own pottery company in 1933. When I looked up the value of the mug that I purchased, it appears that they generally go for about $14. I bought mine for $7.50!
I wanted to use mine as a piece of art, so I added him to my shelf. Think he goes perfectly, don’t you?
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