Have you ever had a project that takes years to finish. This was one of those projects. It was on my “Honey-Do” list for two years. Mellow Man asked me to please, please finish it, and I did– earlier this fall. Honestly, I love how it came out, and was delighted when I found this high chair for sale at a consignment sale for $5. It seemed like a steal, and I figured that with a coat or two of painted, I could have a wonderful thrifted, chalky paint high chair that would look perfect in our dining room.
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About two years ago, I met a wonderful woman who was a professional thrifter and junker. Isn’t that a cool job?! She’s a picker, like one of those guys from American Pickers. She goes into barns, and sheds and all of the state of Georgia looking for rusty, junky treasures. And she finds them, and is able to create gorgeous home decorations, tablescapes and mantels. I am always amazed by her style and creativity. About a year ago, I asked her to take me with her, and she agreed. You know where we started– Goodwill of North Georgia. Yup, our local Goodwill, and she showed me all of the wonderful treasures that I could find shopping there. And since that trip, the Goodwill Stores of North Georgia have become some of my go-to locations for household supplies and home decor. In fact, while many people were hitting the standard retail stores on Black Friday, my sister-in-law and I traveled to Goodwill to see what we might discover in the store’s aisles.