Craigslist for the Week

$750

$35

8' x 10' - $200 I don't normally love the southwestern look, but I think this would be cool with a really modern sofa.

$300

Full dining room set - $1000

8' x 10' faux bois rug - $350

$200

$65

$175 - I have seen similar shelving at vintage and antique stores for as much as $1000.

Chair and Ottoman - $295

$100 - Although this isn't an authentic tulip table, someone please buy it, it is a great deal!

$15

$75

$70 for the pair

$450

$400

$400

$250

$500

$300 for the pair

$200

$300 - Someone please buy this....

....and turn it into this

Here is a room scheme I put together using some of the items I found this week. As you can see, the room isn't complete. With a couple weeks of tenacity, you can really put together a unique and inexpensive home.

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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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3 Responses to Craigslist for the Week

  1. Raina says:

    Um, that jigsaw shelf is killing me!

    What are the odds we’ll see it at a certain vintage furniture store next week?

  2. sanctuaryhome says:

    I kinda thought that shelf looked like your house!

    I know where you are thinking of, I wouldn’t be surprised at all. I was there yesterday, they were pretty full.

  3. susie q says:

    Those very same seagrass armchairs are on Atlanta’s craigslist… http://tinyurl.com/ybcttsd. But $350 each. Love the shelf, love the Martha rug. Great finds!

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