I've got a new plan in mind. Professional Shopper! I think I would be excellent at this profession. I love to shop. Okay, we all do, but that's beside the point. If somebody is having trouble finding a particular item, I can usually come up with several shops that carry said item. If it's a vintage item in question, I'm your
But, look what I found...
Look at those legs!
Looks like a farmhouse table to me. Slightly worn, mellow finish.
Center legs to hold the weight of Thanksgiving dinner.
It comes with 4 chairs. Nothing special, but old and sturdy. A little paint, new muslin skirted cushions....
It may be missing casters, but those are easily replaced.
As you can see, the center leg is a little wonky, but I don't think it's anything serious. Once it's straightened out the table won't sag in the middle. I've got just the expert to check it out for me. AND, the table comes with 6 leaves to expand from 42 to 102 inches long! The leaves don't have an apron piece, but that is the way these tables are made. The chairs will be in front of that area anyway. It is very similar to my dining table pictured to the right on my sidebar.
This is a trial run at my new fun career. What do you think, was I successful in finding a cheap vintage farmhouse table? But more importantly, will my
So, that is my 2012 fun career idea.
Wait a minute! Deja vu. Once again I'm not going to make any money shopping for our daughters. What was I thinking?! I better keep my day job. And keep contributing to my retirement fund by pitching in with coworkers for our weekly lottery tickets. I'll be sure to write a post about.....