I sometimes like to check out the local auctions we have and normally I'll just bid online rather than actually going to the venue, mainly because it's a Saturday morning and I can't be stuffed. Or Mum will go and check it out. Anyhoo, I bid on a box couch thinking there was no way I would get it because someone would outbid me at the venue. But hooray for me I got it for $50! I have never seen anything like it...
One of the arms folds out to a table.
...and you can lift the top up for storage, although I haven't done this too many times because it STINKS! Fortunately the top doesn't smell otherwise I probably wouldn't have bought it. I'm just hoping nobody was keeping anything sinister in there :( But I'm sure with a good clean and re-lining with a new base it'll come up a treat! I've picked out my fabric already and I'm going to have a go at recovering it. I'm considering doing an upholstery course first because I don't want to stuff it up. It's a big project as you can see. Although from looking at the many tutorials from some clever ladies out there in Blogland I might be able to just pull it off! Will definitely need Mr T's help with this one.
My next project though is this cabinet that Mr T found on a job site along with that "dresser" (see my spooky story about the dressing table here).
My bestie Charity was here in Adelaide again the other day and looked at this cabinet. She said, "Hmm I'm not entirely convinced this wasn't mine either."
I have plans for this cabinet which involve silver metallic paint and this:
You're probably thinking "what on earth is this
Have a safe and happy Easter everybody!