we are waiting on pins and needles for our dear friends to arrive from atlanta. we haven't seen them in just over a year now. boy, has it been way too long.
last weekend, i scored in a major way at a local antique/vintage store called D&D antiques. she doesn't have a website, but if you are local you should go visit. her shop is on nebraska near osborne. her prices are phenomenal, and she's a fantastic lady!
check out what i got, all for less than $40:
plus TWO blue chairs (one is shown at the top of the post). isn't that awesome? i was high the rest of the day from these finds.
and nothing says ME more than deciding at the last minute that i want to combine 2 old windows and a florida flag we've had shoved in a drawer forever...and get it done before our friends arrive today.
i'm still getting used to the new look (we have had the same thing on the mantle for the past 2 1/2 years), but i like it. i really like the florida flag--it has nothing to do with feeling particularly patriotic for the state in which we live...i really just like the colors. (gillian thinks it looks like we now live in a hotel. i'm not sure why. maybe she just thinks hotels are fun. who doesn't?)
i have friends near and far who nourish my soul. i plan on getting (and hopefully giving!) a lot of that this long weekend.