Cottage Style Party #33

Thanks everyone for all the nice comments about 

my cottage office redo.

I know that I like my new work space, 

but its nice to know that others like it too!

I had a some comments about my clock, chair and globe lamp.

Here's a pic of my chair right after I put it in my truck at 

the Worlds Longest Yard Sale:

Yep, thats right, its in 2 pieces, actually 3 pieces.

The seller warned me about it coming apart and the

wheel that occasionally falls off.

But it was only $15!

So I oiled it with lemon oil because it was very dry, 

then I put it back together.


When you sit in it all the pieces fall into place.

A steal of a deal!

The clock was also a WLYS find.

I bought from that vendor before as he has nice stuff and good prices.

I bought this on Friday which I think is the 2nd (official) day of the sale. 

It was the last school house clock he had left.

He told me he had several the day before but as the hot 

summer sun beat down on them, no one would touch the last, hot to touch one.

I'd say it was meant to be!

This old clock was originally wired but someone (not me) 

reworked it to run off of a battery.

I love that I don't have to deal with a cord.

The globe lamp was made by me slowly.

Very slowly.

You know how some times you have a vision and 

everything goes together quickly and smoothly?

Yeah, this was not that project.

Though it should have been.

Still, I love how it turned out!

You can see my trials in making this lamp here in my post:

Don't be afraid...

Welcome to week #33

of the 

Cottage Style Party!

So many people stopped by our party!

I loved all the wonderful cottage style you brought with you to the party!

I am so impressed with this chair make over! 

I love the matte paint and grain sack!

Head over to The French Hens Nest to read about 

this chair that was sitting in the rain!

How pretty is this set of Johnson Bros Rose Chintz? 

Magali's account of how she scored this huge collection!

How adorable did this little rocking chair turn out?

I can't believe it was in pieces to start!

Stop by Butterfly and Bungalow to see before and after 

pics of her daughters wonderful chair!

Thanks for stopping by!

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and their fabulous blogs 

to see what they are up to:


  1. Hi Judith, Your office really did come together nicely. Love the lamp. I have a chair just like that and a desk that was once my fathers. My oldest sister recently passed it down to me. Great features. Thanks for the party.

  2. I just love your wonderful old chair. My husband brought a similar one home recently from the bank where he worked. It needs some TLC and yours reminds me that it's in the garage waiting to be invited inside.
    Thanks for hosting and for sharing so many great features.
    Carolynn xo

  3. Wow---tgose are some great finds and your globe lamp is awesome! Thanks for the party. I'm hosting my Homemaking Linkup Weekend and would love to have you join, if you haven't already!

    Mrs. Sarah Coller

  4. Thank you so much for featuring my Rose Chintz china! I always enjoy your party!
    Your header makes me long for spring!

  5. Love that school clock and the desk chair. Thank you for hosting and for the reminder.

  6. A very nice share. You just never know when you will find that jewel like your chair.

  7. Thank you so much!

    Your lamp globe is so interesting and clever!

  8. Thank you so much for featuring my chair! I am thrilled!

    Your old chair is great! What a find for $15!
    Have a beautiful evening and thanks for hosting!

    Jeannie (and Linda ) at The French Hens Nest

  9. i love that clock! Thank you for joining Home Sweet Home!


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