Sunday, January 25, 2015

another craigslist bamboo table

I was beginning to wonder what was going on with our awesome Craigslist,
a slew of big armwahs (aka armoires) and over sized reclining sectionals popped
 up every time I checked in. 
Persistence finally paid off last week when I scored another table with a bamboo base!
 And, if that wasn't enough to make up for the lull, the sweet seller threw in another
 fabulous table because she was moving and wanted it gone!

Yes, I snagged a table with a similar style a few months ago and didn't need this at all,
what can I say, it was a steal at $50 and I caved! 
I love the collected look of a traditional piece paired with my more modern sofa, and the
 curved top against the straight lines. It's a large side table size (30" diameter) vs a lower
 coffee table, but I'm all over it unexpectedly pulled up to the front of the sofa. 

This solid wood Thomasville table is in great condition, except for few scratches you
can see on the base that will be an easy fix. Big and functional with a shelf inside,
 and that burl like! I think I've even got a spot for it. 
And, free :)

Have you scored anything you couldn't pass up lately? :)



Thehouseofhampton said...

Once again you remind me not to give up on CL. Some of my best pieces come along from looking when I don't need anything. I have scored some new treasures and you can't score if you don't look!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Wow, you did score and your persistence did pay off...gorgeous, gorgeous tables!!

Julia@Cuckoo4Design said...

You have the best luck ever. I have nothing to show for lately. Our CL stinks.

My Notting Hill said...

Haven't scored anything in a while. You continue to be the Craigslist queen :) !

StagerLinda said...

Lucky, lucky, lucky you! LOVE the bamboo table-what a steal. And,who can argue with free. I'm a Craigslist junkie. I got a 52" mirror for $175 (owner paid $1,250), beautiful Bombay chest for $100, round tufted ottoman for $80, 4-poster Rice bed for $600 with delivery and set up. Too many bargains to list them all. I've met the nicest people, too. It cracks me up when they advertise a "Chesterdraws" for a Chest of Drawers--must be a Southern thang! Happy CL Hunting!

Unknown said...

What a great find! It fits perfectly into the room. I haven't purchased anything on Craigslist yet, but I have been looking for outdoor furniture for my patio.

Jennifer @ Dimples and Tangles said...

Lucky duck! I hate the long dry spells with CL, but when a winner pops up it's worth the persistence!

Unknown said...

More fabulous finds- you are simply amazing! Have a great week. xo Nancy

Cassie Bustamante said...

ooh awesome find! love the base and i love the detail on the top, too!

Pat@Life At Lydias House said...

Craigslist should sponsor your blog since you are their best advertisement in the world!! Another wonderful find!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE that tray table with the bamboo base...what a beauty!! I would have snatched that up too!

Karena said...

Pam, amazing!! I had given up on Craigslist as I was tired of looking at ugly sofas and on and on! Super score, I love both pieces so much!

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Jane@Bluebird1959 said...

Our area Craigslist is kind of bust in my neck if the woods, but I sure love your pretty finds! Jane

Lisa @ Shine Your Light said...

Oooh fun find!! I haven't been checking out CL lately but every once in a while I stalk it for two Chippendale armchairs. Why I have that stuck in my head as a need, I don't know. You always find amazing things my friend!

Vel Criste said...

You just have the "CL Magic" Pam!!!!! I love the both tables! So lucky! I just finished reading your feature in the REFRESH mag and I am so proud!!!! I kept telling my hubs and MIL I know you and I kept bragging about YOU and your awesome blog! Can't wait for your next feature!!!!Congrats, your home is just even more amazing in print!

Lydia Holden said...

This table is the scream of the classic period! Amazing find!
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Unknown said...

Seriously, how do you find this stuff?! You are a Craigslist genius!

Unknown said...

Great find! Love it when they throw something in for free too!

Elizabeth @ The Little Black Door said...

I swear you have the golden touch. How come I lever find these good things?! Damn St. Louis!

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