10/5/10

Table and Fall Decor

I'm not sure if I've mentioned on my blog how much trouble I have had in finding a kitchen table.

I know I've talked, and whined about it on twitter, but I can't remember if I blogged about it or not.

But anyways...I have had the HARDEST time finding a kitchen table. We moved into our house in March and starting searching immediately.

And continued searching, searching and searching. In the meantime I found a dining room table, but still no kitchen table.

We tossed around the idea of not even getting a kitchen table and doing something fun and funky with the area (although we had no idea what fun funky would be) but I couldn't get over the fact of not having a kitchen table.

Then one day we went into the "As Is" room at a local furniture store and I saw a table that I loved. It was everything I wanted. It was round, it came with a leaf, it was "shabby chic". Everything I wanted.

But it was in the "As Is" section so I figured something was wrong. I looked at the side and saw this:The side was "dinged" up a bit, but it really isn't noticeable.

See you can't even see it here:

And this is the best part....the table was originally $3,100. We paid $300! I can't even do that math we saved so much!!

I snatched that bad boy up immediately!

And with a little touch up wood something or other, that dinged up side won't even be noticeable.

It was WELL worth the wait.

Also in other news I put up a few Fall decorations. I don't have a lot, but I plan to grow my collection throughout the years.

Our fireplace. I think the black stains in the back add a nice touch:

The dining room, I got this centerpiece and runner from Hobby Lobby.
A cute little paper towel holder pumpkin. I got him at Kirkland's and love it.Some pumpkins on my little hutch thing (is this a hutch, I'm not sure what to call it)
So those are my fall decorations. I still need to get a fall wreath.

Happy Fall!

18 comments:

  1. I believe it's called a credenza. Excellent deal you received on the table, it is gorgeous!!!

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  2. You have the same dining room table that we do (the square one)! It's gorgeous isn't it?

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  3. Love the table! Good things come to those who wait! :)
    Happy Wednesday!

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  4. See, good things come to those who wait! Love the Fall décor :)

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  5. We got our kitchen table at an "as is" place too! Such great deals. Love your fall decorations and your tables!

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  6. We have the same table runner, I love the color and the new kitchen table! What a steal

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  7. love it all girl! great deal on taht table!

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  8. a friend of mine and i actually made fall wreaths and it was so fun and so cheap! michaels makes it really easy... :)

    love the decorations and the table!

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  9. That table is gorgeous, and those chairs are amazing!!! Did you buy them separately? because they go together perfectly!!
    good job
    xoxo

    www.joiedevivre-chiara.blogpsot.com

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  10. Fun...love it! The table is perfect for that space!

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  11. I love that table! It is beautiful and perfect for the space.

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  12. That's a great find in the kitchen table! Love it!

    Your fall decorations are so cute. :)

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  13. Your home is really starting to come together Megan!! I love the fall decorations. I just love pumpkins, and I love your new table!! BeautifuL!

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  14. Love the lines of the chairs and table! Very pretty :) And what a deal!

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  15. I love the table you picked and what a crazy good deal!!

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  16. Kirland's is my favorite!! I could go there daily.

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