Jo’s weekend thrifting

Posted on Sun, 11 May 2008 by midcenturyjo

Kim scored a fabulous vintage Herman Miller Eames shell chair. I on the other hand found something a little different. A World War II era Australia Red Cross Society bookcase. Old, chippy, crackled paint with 2 metal and enamel badges at top. Complete with dust and daddy-long-legs spiders. The perfect home for my retro decorating books. I’m just going to clean it and replace the handle and that’s it! After I get rid of the spiders. Until then it’s living in the garage… hate spiders!

kim. says:

OMG that is awesome! I’d love to replace my Billy bookcase with something vintage like this.

Anonymous says:

You ladies always find such interesting pieces when you are out thrifting or raiding the retro shops. I never have the same luck!

Alkemie says:

I love old book cases. This one is a real beauty!!

JHAYNE says:

ooooh, great find! can’t wait to see what you fill it with!

oh -that would be so awesome to paint or wallpaper the inside of!!!

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