I can tell you exactly how many times I find something right away: NONE! I don't know about you, but when I'm looking for something very specific, forget about it.
This old sewing cabinet has the age we're looking for along with the usefulness we need (a cabinet to hide both the plumbing and the spare papier du toilette).
A quick flip of the top shows where a sewing machine once lived. We'll pluck out the metal shelving unit and drill a hole through the top of the of the flip-top to rest the sink and run the plumbing.
I was pretty excited to see a tutorial on Young House Love for getting a vanity prepped for a vessel sink-- talk about timing! -- as well as their recommendation for an eco-friendly wood sealer. Especially since the wood has a lovely, somewhat funky (in a good way) grain:
I think this could be the winner (I have an utter fear of commitment that my loved ones will gladly fill you in on). I'll be back to visit her this weekend and if she's still there, maybe it's meant to be.
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Congratulations to Carla who was the winning bidder on my first Help for Haiti auction. The tote and its contents went for $110! I am overwhelmed by the kindness of others. I will absolutely be hosting another auction to coincide with Valentine's Day ('cause I love y'all!) and I've gotten messages from friends who want to contribute so I guarantee you we'll have something fabulous for you to bid on.
You also have until noon Eastern today (Wednesday) to bid on the wares over at Renovation Therapy. Two words: Pucci print. (Two more: Click now!) And Reclaimed Home has set-up an eBay store of vintage goodness to benefit Doctors Without Borders. Fifteen percent of all sales will go directly to their relief efforts. I can't think of a better reason to shop, can you?