New Used Coffee Table Is A $45 Auction Buy
We bought a really nice used coffee table at an auction. It was $45 and I think that was a pretty good deal. The brand is Ashley. I found similar tables on the Ashley website for between $350 and $500. Nice coffee table on the cheap. We moved Miss Sofi’s cedar chest/coffee table/toy box behind the sofa.
We purchased the used coffee table right after Thanksgiving. As you can see this photo was taken during the Christmas holidays.
The table top has a hinged opening on each of the ends and there is a large space for magazines or whatever. I’m thinking of changing the knobs on the table. I told the JTS that and he said “No Way”, sarcastically. He knows me well and he likes to tease me every once in a while.
The large coffee table looks much better in this spot than the cedar chest. I didn’t go to the auction with the intention of buying furniture for our house but the coffee table was just what we needed. I’m not crazy about the legs but I can live with them.
This is how our living room looked after the Christmas decorations came down. And it still looks this way.The curtains are mostly closed because of the bitter cold. Trying to keep the heat in. Has it been cold where you guys are?
I’ve been going through the house organizing and declutting. A yearly thing now. I’ve organized every room except this one.
The day I took the Christmas tree down I also changed out the décor on the fireplace mantel. The poinsettias were still thriving (mostly) and I left them where they were. As you can see I did not clean up anything before I took photos. I also used my little point and shoot camera and no editing. What you see is how it was. You can tell the resolution in the photos isn't very good.
My extra home accessories that got displaced during the holidays are waiting to be put in a spot……somewhere.
Sofi collected all the flashlights and battery operated tea lights to play with the other day. After she left I gathered them up and set them on the bookshelf.
Pillows and blankets are tossed all willy nilly as usual. I've been using the flannel blanket to cozy up in since it's been so cold.
When I was taking Christmas down I moved the little tree from the hearth to the dining room table. It stayed there until yesterday. It’s a cute little tree. Again, the room is dark because the curtains are closed against the cold! Notice I keep mentioning that cold thing.
I found two more wheels in my stash and the JTS put them on the bench for me. Now there is extra support in the middle. No sagging. If you missed the bench build you can see it here….Crate Bench.
Have you guys taken all of your Christmas decorations down? Is it cold where you are? Is your house as messy as mine? Leave me a note and I’ll see you next week, Kathy