Thursday, October 11, 2007

Trade-sies!

Do you remember being a little girl and doing trade-sies with your girl friends & sisters? Of course, with 3 daughters my mom put her foot down on several occasions, or we'd all have lost our favorite toys on a whim & promise!

As grown-ups (ahem, loosely defined) my girlfriends & I do our own version of trade-sies - bartering, swapping, sharing, trading - whatever you call it! We have a pretty steadfast rule - no money changes hands, but we all end up with some new-to-us-stuff. Heck, half my house has been furnished that way (thanks Dana & Darla!). I left the house on Saturday with a wing chair, drop leaf table and two odd dining room chairs and returned with this settee(sans cats & cool wall sconce) : Cool, huh? I'll be attempting a slipcover for my bedroom. And I Can't wait to see what magic Dana does on the table & chairs.

Last month, I went out on a limb and decided to do the Vintage Indie Tea Cup Swap. Hoping we'll both be quite pleased! I'll post a few pix of my package as soon as I can :D

2 comments:

Dana said...

I'm sure after you've worked your scrapbooking-seamstress magic on it you'll make me envious!

BumbleVee said...

This is too funny! I have seen that chair before!!

But.... came to your blog from other than the original blog where I saw it...so had to back track and look round... had a laugh! It was Dana's blog where I first saw it...ages ago now it seems.
We are a small blogger world after all.