Old Box and Chippy Chair

Last week, we went to visit my sister at her lake cabin which is a couple hours from us.
She took my Mom and I to a few shops in the little town of Carrollton, Ohio.
It's always so fun to check out new shops and most of the prices were really good.

I found this old box for only $4.00!

I also bought this little blue chair for $20.00.

I love that it has layers of paint ~ all chippy and weathered.
I did clean it up a bit since I took these pictures ~ it was a little dirty.

So I've been having fun playing around with my "new" finds.
Like many of you, I love the look of something pretty and feminine,
like these hydrangeas, placed in something old and rustic.

Isn't it fun to explore little towns and cute little shops?

~ one of my favorite things to do ~



  1. Love the little chair! The shade of blue is perfect!


  2. Hurray for you on your finds...the box is a real treasure and looks wonderful with the hydrangeas in it. I love the chair, too! How great it is to find cute little towns to explore!


  3. Great finds! Your new rustic box would be great with Christmas decor too! (just thinkin ahead!)

  4. Love your old box and the beautiful hydrangeas! And yes, it is fun to explore little shops and cute little towns!

  5. You found some great items JoAnne! I really love that blue chair! : )

    Thrifty Decor Mom

  6. Love the blue chippy chair... so nice! The box is gorgeous too. Great finds :) Greetings from Australia♥ ~Pernilla

  7. Both pieces are pretty and such great finds for your home. I love the chippy blue chair! Hope all is well with you, and have a great Wednesday!

  8. These are such great find. I love this old box it is great. I am following you via Linky and I hope you checkout cloches and lavender and ecome a follower of min on Linky too. Saw you at WOW.


  9. Sweet little chair, and great old box! Love the Hydrangia's in them! That is the best way to find treasures!

  10. What charming finds!! I love exploring wonderful new shops and towns.
    Mary Alice

  11. Yes, so fun, and I love what you came home with! I adore wooden boxes and you got yours for a great price! The chair is so pretty too... love that chippy paint.

  12. I love your box and the color of the chair! How fun! You will love those for years to come!

  13. JoAnne, What a pretty color on the chippy chair and I love the vintage box. Thanks for sharing this at the Open House Party.


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