Bamboozled

Happy Monday everyone!  As you can tell from my last post, and my Instagram feed, I have faux bamboo on the brain in a major way.  I just can’t get enough of it.  I think I really love how classic, clean and collected it looks and I think it is fun to pair with more modern pieces.

I love its presence in the interiors below:

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Tobi Fairley

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Recently

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Lia Griffith

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Design Manifest

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Society Social

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Pinterest

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Leta Austin Foster

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Bungalow 5

I posted here about this Craigslist find the other day.  This brings my faux bamboo total up to 11.  I may have a slight problem.

Thomasville Faux Bamboo Hutch

Here are the faux bamboo chairs I found on Craigslist to compliment the hutch  I plan to paint them a glossy black and am in the process of picking out a colorful fabric for the seats.

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I am going to have a painting filled weekend next weekend, but I can’t wait to transform these chairs.  Between the chairs and the new hutch, my dining room is going to feel like a completely new space.  I wasn’t even planning on re-doing it.  I guess that is the way a design addict operates.  Design, finish, repeat!

I hope you all have a wonderful week.  I am already looking forward to next weekend.  I have two local blogger friends coming over for dessert and cocktails.  I can’t wait!!

Hugs and kisses,

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Where I Have Been and a Decor Score

Hi my lovely readers!  I know, it has been ages since I wrote a blog  post.  As some of you may know, my job which is supposed to be part-time has been more full-time lately.  I have also been studying for a national certification exam that has taken every moment of my spare time.  I apologize!

Well, the good news is that I PASSED my exam.  Whew!!  I really put in a lot of hours at the end because lord knows I did not want to take the darn test again.

HR Cert

Well, I think all of my hard work was rewarded because a few days after I took the test, my dear friend Shavonda from SGStyle texted me about an amazing set of vintage Thomasville faux bamboo furniture for sale for a steal on Craigslist.  The entire set, which included a dining table, four chairs, a china hutch and a buffet was only $400.  The problem was that I did not need all of the furniture.  Well, it turned out that Shavonda had a friend who wanted the chairs and I wanted the table and hutch, so Shavonda took the buffet and we were ready to roll.

Here are photos of the hutch (sorry for the photo quality but I took them on my phone.)

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Thomasville Faux Bamboo Hutch

I am in love with it!!  I am going to live with it in this color for a while and see if I want to paint it.  I also found some faux bamboo dining chairs that I haven’t had time to post about, but I am going to have a totally new dining room!!  My husband officially wins husband of the year award because he helped me move all of this furniture and even drove three hours to get me the faux bamboo chairs.  He seriously thinks I am crazy, but I don’t care. I can’t pass up a vintage decor steal.

I hope you have all been doing well and I am definitely going to be posting more regularly now that my test is over!

xoxo,

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