Last Friday I posted that Karly and I were setting off in search of treasure, more specifically to score a set of four "bertoia" chairs at a local office furniture liquidator. Within 2.2 minutes of my post, I was informed by several super sleuths that those chairs were naught but knockoffs. And they were. Have I mentioned lately that DC readers are GENIUSES? Because you are. Anyway, those suckers were priced at $140 each, which is ridic since you can buy them off the nets for that price. Lame. The same store did have a signed Saarinen side table, as well as a Saarinen conference table for the low low price of 2k (ha!), so if any of you Austin highrollers want the deets, ping me and lemme know.
The afternoon wasn't a total bust. Karly, Ike and I, did the thrift rounds and I found a black Kartell Componibili storage tower for $9.99.
I want to put Ike's toys in it, but not before it gets hosed out and scrubbed down. It be kind of filthy. And a wee bit scuffed. But I still like it. I'm thinking about removing the casters, though. Also, I promise it will not be forced to hold that ugly plant pot for longer than absolutely necessary.
Here are some pretty pictures of other Componibili units I scavenged from around the interwebs:
Dangalang, now I wish mine were white. Oh well.
Lovely readers, I am going to be out of town for the next week, visiting family and watching my baby brother graduate from college. But never fear, we have a big week planned for you. First, don't forget that you can still leave a comment for the Poketo giveaway until 5pm today. Second, Collyn of ModFruGal will be here on Wednesday to regale you with a tour of her AMAZING home in Nashvegas. Just thinking about it is making me drool all over the keyboard. Do. not. miss this tour. And last but not least, I have a fabulous Ask Sanders post ready for you to peruse next Monday.
Didn't I say it would be awesome?
Have a great week, and I'll see you when I get home!