It was a fun weekend for me. I did a little impromptu creating, and got out to do a little junking as I often do.
I'm thrilled to find little inspirations like my lucky little cement garden lion that I'm featuring a little more of in this post. When I first found it I thought it would be perfect perched on a pretty desk. And then a couple of days later, I found just the desk!
The word "pretty" is relative, of course. This primitive pink painted lift top desk might be too rustic for you, but I am thrilled crazy over it. And Mr. cottage is too. It's really pretty large, and so I have to think about where to put it, and whether I can actually keep it or not.
It's posing for shots in my entryway for now. I couldn't wait to dress it up!
There's a good bit of storage inside where you can also see how it's really quite old. The pink paint wash is the only finish it has ever had, and is quite old too. So classically shabby chic!
My lion seems quite at home on top.
And here's a little more detail of his endearing features.
The desk has a little lip that is perfect for displaying books and for keeping a pencil from rolling off. Botanicals seem like a natural here. I have a little vintage doily peeking out too.
A few more shots of different things I tried out on the desk top. . . .
And here's a few peeks of a wonderful tin tile that I discovered junking too. I almost never pass one up when I find it painted in chippy white. So many ways to display with these!
It would make a great posting board here.
Love that beautiful vintage detail and texture!
I hope you had a fun weekend too!
Have a great new summer week ahead!
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