Wednesday, January 27, 2010

If You are Moving, I will Take Your “Crap”


The gift of having a bum arm/hand this week has been that I didn’t have to help Art’s daughter move. I haven’t had to help clean her apartment and have not had to lift one thing. In fact, I get yelled at if I try. Yeah me, except for the yelling part!

The cool thing about other people moving is they get rid of a lot of stuff. Since she is moving out of state, she is getting rid of almost everything.

So far, I have grabbed this lovely and in major need of help dining set.

I didn’t even have the heart to show you the table top, but here are the legs. The poor set was serving as their patio table and is going to take a lot of work.

And just so you don’t think that everything could be better described as road kill, this wonderful mirror.

Yes, I know that it would have been photographed better outside, but remember, I get yelled at when I try to lift things.

I could get totally used to having my Thrifty Thursday finds delivered right to my front door.

I am hoping that I will get that table and chairs all rehabilitated an pretty again in time for


Togetherinadream said...

I love redoing stuff almost as much as I love FREE! :0)

Ghostly Ghoul aka NeverRockAlone

Jane said...

First, I hope the arm is getting better. Looking forward to seeing your Roadkill Rescue...sounds like a great project to tackle.
Love the mirror.

Heather@ said...

Door delivery on great trash waiting to be treasure? SOLD! Can't wait to see what you do with these!

Olde Dame Penniwig said...

That Roadkill Rescue really sounds neat! I wonder what you will do...the mirror is just a beautiful shape...

amyanne said...

Love the title of this blog - that is so me! :) Thanks for stopping by my blog this week. Looking forward to getting to know you!

Teresa said...

That is so true about taking stuff off of moving people's hands. I have a great stained glass my neighbor had in her garage covered in paint, and now it is gorgeous and hanging in my kitchen. She just didn't want to lug it and do the work another day, so I did. So fun to give something new life.

Bearly Sane said...

Gwen I think that table and chairs has a lot of potential ... can't wait to see it reborn!
Warmest hugs,
Sandi @ Bearly Sane

Leigh of Bloggeritaville said...

Great pieces, Gwen! LOve those!Great work!

Thanks for linking up to Thrifty Thursday!


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Struggler said...

Glad you're getting some benefit from her big move!

marmielu said...

lucky duck!
Mary Lou


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