Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Simple neutrals tea cart....

Here is a simple picture of my old shabby tea cart. I snagged this beauty for $15 on Craigslist! I swear I thought it was a typo, I cannot even believe this gem of a find. It is TOTALLY solid, not rickety and just shabby enough for the space it is used in. This currently resides right between the grand piano and the dining table as a visual buffer between the two spaces, and is truly used as a true tea cart for my many teas I host all through the year.

I change this up too often, usually reflecting the holiday or season. I just recently packed away all my pretty January silvery white frosted wintery pieces. I am sharing an older vigniette from the summer, and will soon be decorating the tea cart in Valentine's decor.

The little basket with a hand painted topiary is made of handmade paper. The bird inside the terrarium on moss is made of stone. The cupid candle holder is from a wedding table of a friend. (She gave them away at the end of the night.) I love to  use it at Christmas and on St. Valentine's Day decor, but even looks good for general year -round use too.

The silk/dried floral arrangment planter is metal. You will probably soon get very sick of seeing all the arrangements I have made in future blogs! The linens are all very old, and the stoneware copper bowl on bottom you can just barely get a glimpse.

Heading on over to Faded Charm for White Wednesday!

Showin off at  Primp Your Stuff Wednesday!

Showing the find on savvycityfarmer's  Thriftin'n on a Thursday!



  1. love
    love the tea cart!!

    thanks for playing along

  2. WOW! What a beautiful find! Glad you found me, so I could find you. Thank you for the sweet things you wrote on my site. Little Bit from

  3. It is beautiful, lucky you... Thank you so much for sharing. My very first visit here I will follow on my way out so I know my path back here. Perhaps you will find the time to come visit me soon and do the same. I look forward to engaging more throughout the year and beyond. Take care. Cheers SpecialK XoXo

  4. What a deal on the tea cart-I love it. Love your display on it too.

  5. What an awesome $15 treasure...lucky YOU!!! Come by and join us at my NIFTY THRIFTY TUESDAY PARTY.


  6. Great deal for $15.00. Love that terrarium.

  7. I just happened upon your lovely blog. It must be my lucky day, because I brake for birdcages!!! I love yours, so pretty in your tea cart vignette. Following you and inviting you to share at our link party, we'd love to have you!


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