Friday, November 13, 2009

A friend of a friend…

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While in Ocala, Florida my friend Sue introduced me to her friend Susie, who recently decorated her home on a budget. Susie was kind enough to give me a tour and let me share it with you. Her decor is an amalgamation of treasured antiques collected over the years while living on the West Coast, consignments from her new home town of Ocala, spectacular buys from standard stomping grounds such as Michaels, and even freebies from the parents of the queen of junking, Ki Nassauer, Co-Editor, Flea Market Style magazine and much more.

The framed art below is a 99 cent poster. I wish I could have captured how vivid it is. The art paired with consignment couches and freebie tables, makes for a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

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A sturdy end table and conversational piece.

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Another 99 cent framed poster posed with a treasure.florida 033

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I haven’t ever seen a frame like the one below. It made my heart melt.

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Clever use of towels as curtains…not only practical but colorful.

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Thanks Susie for sharing your home.

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Renee

5 comments:

My name is PJ. said...

OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG!!!!!!!!!!

Lisa@Pickles and Cheese said...

Loved that Safe as an end table. Definitely a great conversation piece.! Great home. Thanks for the tour!

Andi's English Attic said...

I love the safe table and the stained glass. Thanks for showing us. xx

Philippines properties said...

This is a very beautiful place. I really like the style. Done some things that I haven't seen before and that's unusual today!

Paula M

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