Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Toddler Recliner–Salvation Army treasure find!

I always talk about how I find treasures in the most unlikely places. And I never mention that at times, I am a little scared of some of the things I find junking. LOL. And by scared I mean, break out in hives maybe…quit breathing…freak out. Ha ha ha ha…okay so maybe not that bad! But sometimes…there’s some gnarly stuff in thrift stores.

My Mom spotted this little toddler recliner the other day at our local Salvation Army, and she totally fell in love. I on the other hand, wasn’t too convinced. It just seemed yuck-a-delick to me. But I’m glad she didn’t let me talk her out of getting it. Jaxon loves it.

I did scrub-a-dub-dub it for awhile in the bath tub. With steaming hot water and laundry detergent. You know…to kill any weird heebie jeebie germs.☺
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This picture doesn’t really show how dirty it really was. Hence…my heebie jeebies.
Once I scrubbed it and let it dry…it was really  perfect. And it rocks too!
Jaxon thinks it’s perfect for him and his stinker-pot chihuahua and sidekick – Lola.

He likes to do crazy poses when I pull out the camera.

He even made Lola do a funny pose.
Those two – they are always getting in trouble or being silly together!

I thought I was going to immediately try to re-cover the recliner, but right now it’s okay the way it is. It matches the colors in Jaxon’s room. If I get the urge, I might jazz it up a bit. We don’t exactly have Noah’s Ark decorations anywhere…but for now it works!

I’ve started an Operation Organize Everything Mission before I go to graduate school. LOL. I cleaned out my freezer, fridge and pantry today! Oh my word! I’m already so much happier with how it looks.
Here’s a little picture teaser…I used super cheap items for the Dollar Tree to transform my freezer and some other areas in my kitchen. It was an easy and cheap transformation that I think is going to make a HUGE difference in the amount of food we DO NOT WASTE and in our overall eating habits! Stay tuned for those updates!017


Kat said...

Hi Tiffany. Snap! I did the pantry/kitchen reorganise thing too today. Just been out and bought some baskets to hang on cupboard doors etc. Have a great day the chair looks fab - Kat :-)

affectioknit said...

The chair turned out your hard work paid off...can't wait to see the organization!...

Have a lovely day!

SewAmy said...

your little boy is cute. And your chihuahua is so stink'n cute. I'm a big chihuahua fan.