A Day In the Life: Fetching Finds

A few weeks ago I gave you a sneak peek into the photos my good friend David from David Anthony Photography took of my pieces. I finally have all the photos! Are you ready to see them? I know you are.


I just adore this little side table. I love all the lines and curves. I love the handles on the drawer. But, I especially love the color of this piece. I always use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and my favorite color in her collection is Duck Egg Blue. I have quite a few things for sale in the booth in that color.


This piece has to be my favorite. I’ve gotten so many compliments on this piece along with a ton of people begging me to go ahead and sell it. But, I have to wait until the booth opens. I have a feeling it’ll be a goner in no time.


This yellow side table was picked up for my by a friend of mine, Tyler Lynch. Tyler has a booth at the Marietta Queen of Hearts. His style and taste is one of a kind and I am thankful he found this piece for me. Ain’t it just darling?


Don’t you just love this red dresser? I think it would look great in any bedroom.  Again, I love Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and I think the Emperor’s Silk is my second favorite color.


I even painted a small nightstand to match the red dresser. I think they make a great match.


Well, that’s all, y’all! I hope you enjoy these photos as much as I do. Come visit Fetching Finds at the Queen of Hearts Antiques and Interiors in Alpharetta, GA. And, if you haven’t already, follow Fetching Finds on Twitter {@fetchingfinds} and like us on Facebook {www.facebook.com/fetchingfinds}

Thanks again to David Anthony Photography for taking these photos, making my stuff look amazing and for just having a blast with me!

Thanks for stopping by!


Repainted Dry Sink

Craigslist is a wonderful invention. I found this beauty last Wednesday night, obtained it Thursday and here it is, Monday, and it’s finished.

Here’s the before:


Here is the after:


I just love this piece. It’s really unique and can be used for almost anything. My favorite idea so far is to use it as an entertainment center for a child’s room. It can also be used in a kitchen or dining room for extra storage.



I even added a drawer liner. It’s super cute!



I love how perfectly distressed this piece is! It’s one of my favorites and it’s for sale for $150! It would make a perfect addition to any home or apartment!

“New”- The Word of the Day

That’s right, kids! “New” is the word of the day! I’ve gotten so much new stuff. I even got a new sign. Wanna see it? 

ImageAin’t it cute? I think so. 

I also got a new dry sink. It’s a pretty cool piece that I am painting white. I am finishing it today and it will be on the blog and for sale by the end of this weekend. I got some new Annie Sloan Chalk Paint today, along with a new wax brush and small round brush. I just love Annie Sloan. I’m sure you can tell. Everything I have for sale is painted with it. It’s just so easy to use and it dries quick. You don’t even have to sand or prime anything! The Bird and Bee here in Smyrna sells the whole collection of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. I think you’ll love it. My favorite color is Duck Egg Blue. I’ve painted quite a few things in my house with that color. 

Well, I hope you like my new sign and the new inventory. Remember to check the Facebook page to see what else is new!



TV Hutch

So I’ve had this dresser collecting dust in my basement for the past few months. It was pretty terrible. Here’s the proof:



Scratches for days!

I removed the knobs first so I could paint them. I used Rustoleum Oil Rubbed Bronze Metallic Spray Paint.


They were that really awful brass color. Oh, the nineties!


So much better! This stuff takes about 24 hours to fully dry, but I hurried the drying process by leaving them outside in the wind and sun.

Here’s the finished product!



I put the lace curtain on there to hide the TV that will eventually fill this hutch. I am going to Home Depot tomorrow to cut some plywood for the TV base so that it has something to sit on.

I used Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Duck Egg Blue. It’s my favorite color from her collection! My dining room table, chairs and bar stools are painted the same color!

Inspiration is all around you. You just have to know what you’re looking for to find it!

Starting Over

My house is a very, very, very fine house. It’s cute, quaint and I love it. I didn’t at first. Well, it was more of a love/hate relationship. Here’s the story:

My Husband purchased this house before we even met and did his best to make this house a home. When we did finally decide to move in together, I became increasingly frustrated with some of the features of this house. The rooms are small, there’s not enough closet space…yada yada yada. I was helpless. Lost. I had nowhere to turn. And that’s when I discovered FLEA MARKETS! I always thought flea markets were junky places where you couldn’t find anything of value. But, boy, was I wrong! I discovered flea marketing while planning my wedding, thanks to my awesome friend Vanessa. She’s a flea market Queen. I would consider myself a Duchess at this point, but I’m moving my way up the ladder and getting pretty close to Princess status. Once I discovered flea markets, I also discovered Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. THIS STUFF WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE! I have painted every single piece of furniture in my house with a variety of colors from Annie Sloan’s collection. I’m not even kidding. The kitchen table, a dresser that I turned into a buffet, the TV stand, my bar stools and dining room chairs, etc. I told you I’ve painted everything! And I’m not done, yet. I got married recently and once I got home the gloves came off! I started painting every room in my house. I’ve now painted my living room with Behr’s Asphalt Grey, my hallway Behr’s Desert Coral, and my bedroom Behr’s The Real Teal. I love Behr paint apparently.

That’s my story so far. It certainly is not finished. I will be posting pictures as soon as I get all my ducks in a row and finish painting.

The moral of this story is this:

Do not judge a book by its cover. Go into a flea market, no matter how junky it may look on the outside. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, as they say.

Try new colors! Get freaky with your walls. OK, that sounded wrong, but throw some crazy colors on those puppies. You won’t regret it. Unless it’s Pepto Bismol Pink. If you do that, you can always call me and I’ll make it work. I promise!


“Have no fear of perfection. You’ll never reach it.”-Salvador Dali