Sunday, 30 August 2009

Latest Ebay wins

These are my latest wins on Ebay.

Now the black iron veg rack was far nicer than described or photographed, she really didn't do it justice at all.....its about 25cm wide at the top and 40cm at the base whereas the photo to me makes it look the same width all the way down and its almost 3' tall.

I was originally going to paint it cream and put it in the bathroom for DDs toiletries/cosmetics but it really does seem a shame to paint it. DH likes it so it may well go in the Kitchen and be used for what it was made for 99p not bad :)

From the same lady I bought, again for 99p this plate rack with 6 hooks for cups.....this is definitely going to be painted, undercoat done, and be put back on Ebay. Will probably have chooks of some description on each side.

This oval coffee table will be painted cream and distressed with a centre motif or something around the edge, not sure yet, but that is also destined for Ebay again.

Lastly From the same seller as the coffee table is this small side table/bookcase which again will be painted like the table ...this I may keep to replace a cupboard I have and in turn repaint the cupboard unit and put that on Ebay and they were £10 for the 2.

I'm still painting the chairs I bought.....Jeeez its a horrible job, the sanding, undercoating and topcoating is what takes the time the decorative painting nothing in comparison.

Well I've just won this table, I was going to bid on one before which I put a photo of in my last but one post but I forgot to Duh!

Well I've been watching this as I really wanted one to go with the 4 chairs I am painting, and really the other one was a bit small, I contacted the seller as the top looked slanted but she assured me its because she forgot to take a photo when she dismantled it so balanced the top on just for the photos.

I asked her if she would take a BIN price , she asked me to make her an offer, but I changed my mind thinking my offer of a tenner would be laughed at, saw tonight no offers had been made so with 3 mins to go I put in an offer of 99p and won...YAAAAAAY

Must admit I will feel abit guilty handing over my pound coin and waiting for change...joke

Hoping to sand and wax top and like I mentioned before, in a previous post, may paint a faded motif in the centre but will paint pedestal cream and distress.


I think I m suffering from Ebayitis as I am watching 56 items EEEEEEEEK actually not all of them are for buying , some are just out of curiosity like the most horrendous so called shabby chic desk that I or those at SSC have seen ....seeing is believing...enjoy :)....Gawd I hope the seller isn't one of my followers :(


Lalabibaby @ Dreaming of The Simple Life said...

Oh I am afraid you have a severe case of Ebayitus .... there is no cure!! Can't wait to see your paint jobs on these :-)

Debbie @ The Shabby Bungalow said...

You have really got some bargains there - I can't wait to see your makeovers - are you still working FT - you must have bags more energy than me if you are :)

Serenata said...

I do like the plate rack! Why can't I ever find such bargains near me???

Can't wait to see your makeovers.

Mary Poppins said...

Wow Lajoni, some buying ability there, well done and look forward to seeing your fabulous makeovers :)

Yes you are probably exactly right, takes all the fun out of it I think, and for not much profit really, but is nice to see your handmade things in pretty shops for people to buy. Wish I wasn't a procrastinator, the shop has been good though and I can bring things in as and when, as they know I have a young family.