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Saturday
Apr172010

We have a new property!

Ha! It's a self storage shed we are renting until a house drops from the sky into our lap. I keep finding things that I just have to have and we have no more space at home. (There is a slight development on a house but I'm not saying more. Even now I know I have jinxed it!) What did I find this week? (Thanks to my main spy Ron!)  A 60 drawer card file. Happy dance, happy dance. (The photos had to be taken with a flash because there are no lights inside the storage sheds.) Bottom row of drawers needs work so they are at home waiting with all my other projects. This is bound for my studio/office space in my dream house ... or whatever house comes my way.

Reader Comments (18)

Where, where, where did you find this?! I LOVE it! I want it! I NEED it! I would paint it white (no surprise there) but I also like it just as it is.

17 Apr 2010 | Unregistered CommenterWhite Cabana

OMG I hate you!!!! You find the most incredible things there. This cabinet looks huge. You better hope the house you end up with is on the larger size. :)

17 Apr 2010 | Registered Commenterkim

great find!!! I've always wanted one like that too :) goodluck with the house hunt, we are about to start looking soon too!

17 Apr 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRosie

I am incredibly jealous. I have been wanting one of these forever. Where did you find this treasure?

17 Apr 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKristina

Really cool. I was going to ask you how you were going to move everything, but you answered he question. :)

I can't wait to see how you decorate your new home. Hope to see tons of your art all over the walls!

17 Apr 2010 | Unregistered Commenterpeggy

What a beautiful find!

17 Apr 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSarah

These are fantastic, although I must say I thought the metal map drawers are pretty great too. At the Wac there is a lovely dealer called Lisa whose business is called Industrial Revolution, she also has space at Paddington and in the Garden Centre where I am at East Brisbane.(You may already know her stuff cause it is pretty wonderful). She has a set of thin file drawers at the WAC at the moment sort of narrow map style drawers, anyway they have the most beautiful metal detailed handles ...ahh so lovely when I walked in there the other day I emediatly thought OMG Jo would love them!! If you guys ever get a day off from work and house hunting you can add Industrial Rev, to the list of things to check out, cheers lovelies, Katherine PS fingers and toes crossed for the house!

Ooh Ooh Hello Loverboy! You flirty little piece of furniture, you.

I like how your storage unit has storage pieces in it, like a doll who also has her own dolly.

17 Apr 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRebecca Hasenauer

Happy dance indeed....that is such a fantastic find, I can't even believe it. Oh so jealous....

Still doing a happy dance :) If I reveal my secret sources I will have to kill you all but Katherine you are one of them! I have seen Lisa's pieces and I have to work straight past them with my eyes covered or I would be tempted to buy them all. Things look slightly better on the house front but ....urgh I've probably jinxed it again.

18 Apr 2010 | Registered Commentermidcenturyjo

Jealous! So many little spaces to put things in! Great find.

19 Apr 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSarah B.

You lucky girl you. A fabulous find. Don't you just love when that happens?

20 Apr 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTonia

Did you find a house!! ???

20 Apr 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPaddy

From one junker to another (and that's a good thing!) what great finds and easy to incorporate into any decor. The things we could do together! Thanx for the posts, Shelly

22 Apr 2010 | Unregistered CommenterShellymcd

Hello Jo. Ron here. I am so happy that you are happy with your latest find!!!!! I will continue to spy and i am very keen to find the other items that you have specified as a must have. ??? what are they??? Jo will reveal when it happens. Main spy signing off, thx for keeping me employed Jo. Ron....

24 Apr 2010 | Unregistered Commenterron

Thanks again for keeping employed Jo! Should we reveal that another THREE Robert Dunlop chairs are residing somewhere ????? in Webster Road Stafford? Oh!! probably not? The owner is not ready to sell just yet. Wait and see eh? Thx again Jo @ Kel, congrats on the house....Ron

27 Sep 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRon

Sorry,,,i meant to say "Thanks again for keeping ME employed" Ron

27 Sep 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRon

Sorry i meant to say KEEPING ME employed.... And congrats Jo & Kel....not @...I will slow down on the beers now. Ron

27 Sep 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRon

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