Some Craigslist fun for the week.

Cute trunk that could be an end table – $25 – Here

 $450 – Here

 $90 for the pair – Here

 I just finished watching a documentary on the Eames’ on PBS, I have a renewed obsession.  While this isn’t a true Eames chair, I wouldn’t kick it out of my house -$395 – Here

 $175 for the pair – Here

 8 industrial chairs – $50 each – Here

 Great desk that reminds me of my grandmothers – $125 – Here

 A neat little basket, it would be great next to a fireplace with wood in it or a place to store throw blankets – $35 – Here

 I have nightmares of this being in a themey english pub basement, but it is cool none the less.  Perhaps in a very modern loft space as a liquor cabinet.

A lovely collection of steamer trunks and suitcases – Here

 This needs a coat of paint to get rid of the cutesey-ness.  I’m not a big fan of birds, so I would use it for candles or flower arrangements.  $125 – Here

 Great mirror – $60 – Here

As always, I hope you found something fabulous for your house!


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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