I Got My Sign!

Sign for shop thebackyardbungalow.com

While I was home working on projects, Mr. Wonderful was watching over the shop. I missed the whole sign installation!   Oh, but I'm still excited.     It makes it all kind of official-like. And isn't she lovely with her new splashes of red?   When my sign guy said he'd install it for me...yeah, … [Read more...]

Score! Adventures in Estate-Sale Shopping

estate sale desk thebackyardbungalow.com

A lovely reader asked me how I did on the estate sale I went to last Friday, so instead of just telling her about my antique haul, I thought I'd show all of you!  Last Friday, all I found was this desk some lace curtains and an enamelware bucket.  BUT, when I went back today, I found sooo much more!  Bob and Mark, the gentlemen who run the … [Read more...]

A Room of Her Own

black white and lime green bedroom

Today, I thought I'd show you the guest room that I designed.  My daughter moved back to the parental nest temporarily, so I designed it with her taste in mind, as well as my own.  Below is a view from the hallway. I found the bed at a garage sale here a couple summers ago for $40.00.  They told me the price with a huge question mark … [Read more...]

Picker Porn: A Junkers Paradise

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  Well, yesterday completely got away from me!  I have no idea where the day went, but I did spend the afternoon hunting around a GREAT estate sale.  It was awesome!!  You should see what got away!  Here are some of my finds, although, I must say they didn't come cheap at least by my miserly standards.  But then again, I'm usually … [Read more...]