Friday, August 12, 2011

Best Score Ever... Etagere

While I was living in NYC, I managed to scoop up my best score to date - a chrome and brass etagere from  Housing Works - a thrift store now with 12 locations throughout New York City. Every couple of weeks, each location would set up a new vignette and have an online auction selling the goods. It was always so fun to see what they came up with for the windows!

Well, I won this bad boy over five years ago for a mere $275! I feel like it is such a timeless and versatile piece.

Look closely, you can see my magnetic dragon fly - it looks so real!

So my favorite thing to do to find out if I really scored big on something is to look for similar ones on 1stDibs and sure enough there are many similar versions with hefty price tags!



$8,650 (pair)

It just makes my day!



Katherine Velie said...

oh gawd that is quite a score! i love, love, love it! And its looking great the way you have it styled :)

Elizabeth said...

It is a great score. I got a chandelier from Housing Works when I lived in NY! Best windows ever!
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