Craigslist Finds of the Week

As part of my weekly series, here are a few items from Denver Craigslist that I think should find a hip and happy home.  As always, clicking on the photo will take you directly to the post.

These old theater chairs would be awesome as seating in an entry way.

Although this rug is more formal than my usual style, it seems to be of superior quality and again, a great price

This midcentury modern desk appears to be in amazing shape.

This claims to be an original Saarinen tulip, but even if it is a knock off, this unique combination of Aluminum base and Rosewood top is well worth the price.

These chairs would be great with the seats upholstered in something more interesting.

The level of detail on the upholstery of this sofa is awesome!  Hopefully it is in great shape.


About sanctuaryhome

The Sanctuary Home blog was created in May 2009 to augment my interior design business, Jamie Foley Interiors. Below is the design philosophy that guides my business and this blog. A beautiful house isn’t a home unless it speaks to its occupants and fits their lifestyle in appropriate and unique ways. I believe that design can be approached in two ways. The first is from the gut, what feels right. The second is from a logical methodical perspective. I design using the second approach. I feel that having a reason why a piece is selected, having similar elements in the room or throughout the home makes it feel unified even if the similarities are not obvious to the casual observer. It makes a home feel special and contemplative. Building the interior of a home is a process. I create a plan for investment pieces that will last a lifetime, filling in with less expensive, less important pieces that can be replaced when they wear out or look dated with additional investment pieces or of the moment trendy items that update the home. Using vintage or antique pieces with new grounds a home. If everything in a home is new, it feels like a model home, it has no soul. If you use all old pieces, if feels like you live in a garage sale. The beauty is in the mix. Creating timeless interiors involves using pieces from all design styles. It gives the home a layered look and allows a home to look as if the pieces have been acquired over time. Using furniture from all one style or period makes a home look fussy and intimidating. I look forward to working with clients with all budgets and design aesthetics to create a home that special to their family. I encourage clients to express their individuality throughout the entire design process, this ensures your home fits your needs and will delight you every time you walk through the door.
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2 Responses to Craigslist Finds of the Week

  1. Raina says:

    For about five minutes, I was seriously trying to figure out how to work that peacock sofa into my living room. Which, of course, it will not.

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