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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Old Wrought Iron Chippy White Baby Bed

While on the way to Wyoming we stopped at my favorite South Dakota antique shop...



I always walk through the main shop, back outside and into an old barn full of 'good junk'!

But on my way to the barn I saw this old baby bed leaning against the fence. It was white at one time but the paint has yellowed and become all chippy...just the way I like it best...

On close inspection...everything was there and the tag read $25! The man said it just arrived about 2 hours ago, no way was I letting this bed go so Mr. Wild loaded it into the trailer. I also found the pretty vintage crocheted edge table cloth that I thought looked nice with the old baby bed for the picture.

I picked up a few more goodies but I'll save them for later.

Thanks for stopping by...
Linking to;
Faded Charm for White Wednesday 
Savvy Southern Style for Wow Us Wednesday
Common Ground for Vintage Inspiration Friday
My Romantic Home for Show and Tell Friday
French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday
The Charm of Home for Home Sweet Home

30 comments:

Cindy@OldTimePickers said...

Oh Faye,

You know I think this is pickin' cool! What a find! What a price! Like the way it is photographed also.

My Blessed Serendipity Life said...

Great bed! I think this would be darling set up as a daybed.

Danielle

Ido said...

Love that bed, you can't find many of those anymore!
Have a great day!
XXX Ido

Tete said...

Faye- you hit the jackpot! I love this old bed! Your photos are just amazing!
Happy WW!
Hugs- Tete

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Love it and love the pictures of it. Thanks for joining WOW.

bj said...

Hi..I am over from Savvy Southern and I think this is my first time here. Love it.
Your bed is amazing. Curious to know what you will do with it. The photographs are so awesome.
O, I just signed up to follow..come see me when you can. :)
xo bj

BECKY said...

All I can say is WOW Faye!! Just dreamy! Can't wait to see what you do with it!

I sure need to come junkin with you, gal! Good stuff like this is hard to come by down here...and especially at that kind of price!

Hugs to you!
Becky

lala said...

Amazing!!! You definitely lucked out. I had been wanting one of these for years to put in an alcove in my sitting room - finally found one - but paid $250.00 for it -OUCH!!!!

Vintage Market Place said...

I love your way of catching this find in a photo.
Beautifully done
Amy

Bohemian said...

Oh what a lucky Gal you are to have snagged this lovely old daybed! Eventually I want one of these in my Studio Cottage to sit and snooze upon. *winks* Or better yet, for the Mobile Studio Caravan I am also yet to acquire! *LOL*

Dawn... The Bohemian

A Cottage Muse said...

What a great find...and your photos are beautiful!

victoriantailor said...

So adorable, love the contrast against the field, Celeste, the victorian tailor

Miss Gracie's House said...

You're kidding me!!! $25.00...that is a steal...I paid wayyyy more than that for mine:) It is a treasure...what are you going to do with it?
Rene

Karie's Chic Creations said...

Wow! I love that old baby bed. It is beautiful just the way it is. Great pictures. Thanks for sharing. Karie

Cindy Adkins said...

Wow!!! I love it!!!

Heaven's Walk said...

That is going to make one beautiful day bed...! Luv it! :)

xoxo laurie

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Absolutely gorgeous!! Such beautiful photos too!Sharing this on FB~ thanks so much for linking up at Feathered Nest Friday!

Mary Ellen said...

Love this!! Have been wanting to find a great bed like this for ages!! Love you Photo shoot too!

Sallyford said...

It's so Lovely! how lucky for you. I would love this bed. I would put it in my garden and plant flowers in it. It's always good to act on instinct and buy when your gut tells you to. Once, a few years ago I passed a lovely vintage dollhouse & asked my now ex husband to turn the car around so I could buy it. He insisted that we finish our errands first and of course, by the time we returned, someone else had snapped it up :(
I'm happy to say that I'm re married now and I know my husband would stop the car in an instant! thank you for sharing, Sally xx

mercedesscott said...

lucky you! Such a charming find... can't wait to see the rest!

d e l i g h t said...

How Lucky you were! A great piece. I love your photos. Visiting from Common Ground.

Ruth Sagrario Macotela said...

What a lucky find!I've Seen so many of these lately in blog land, that I kind of want one too!

Thanks for sharing.
xo

Sandi said...

You have a keeper in that bed!!! Love it and love your photos too!!
Blessings~

Katherines Corner said...

Amazing photography with the baby bed and the lace blanket in the field. Truly beautiful. Hugs!

Honey at 2805 said...

What a deal! You really grabbed a keeper! Love the setting for your beautiful photography!

I just repinned a couple of more things from your board.

Hope you will join my first Potpourri Friday party Sept 2. Link up will begin on Thurs afternoon.

Sherry said...

Okay, I have been dying all weekend to get down to your thumbnail to see what this baby bed in this field was about!! I love the way you photographed this! Very intriguing. Love how it looks like it was a remnant from the old west. Great bed! Thanks for linking it up at Home Sweet Home!
Sherry

Debra @ Common Ground said...

Oh my Gosh, what fabulous photos, love this! What a find for a great price. I'll be featuring you on this week's Vintage Inspiration Friday! xo Debra

J Hill Designs said...

OMG!!! This bed is fabulous and the way you have photographed it is exactly what I have wanted to do to show my bedding. It is called "Whitewashed" and is a very soft fabric that would show so nice on a bed like this. I think this is the first time I have been in your blog and I am very impressed with it. Thanks for sharing. Blessings!! Judy

saltbox treasures said...

Wow! That is an absolutely stunning photo with the bed in the field, the mountains, and that gorgeous vintage linen! It is perfect! You should enter it in some art shows/galleries.
I love it!
~ Julie

Miss Kitty said...

Gosh! Thanks for sharing your find. How beautiful is your photography and the setting! I saw your post because it was featured over at "The Charm of Home".