Saturday, April 28, 2012

Proud Mama & Thrifted Finds of the Week

Image via ~ Kelley Chinn/Dallas Morning News
I was excited this morning to wake up to an article in the Dallas Morning News featuring my youngest son, Gavin.  I was thrilled for him when he received an inquiry from journalist, Babs Rodriquez, requesting an interview with him.  Needless to say, when the photographer came to shoot photos this proud mama was beaming.  I did my best to stay out of the way ~ all the while I was busting at the seams.  Be sure to read the entire article in the Arts & Life section of today's paper (Section E, page 4E).  If you don't carry the Dallas Morning News you can also check out the complete featured article here.  I've also spotlighted him before on Tattered Style ~ read more here

On another note, it never ceases to amaze me the diverse and funky things I find at thrift stores.  I  thought I would share my favorite thrifted finds of the week.  I have great plans for these guys in the near future. 


Okay ~ I'm pretty crazy about this Panama Jack sun care display.  I think it would be an absolute winner for towel/linen storage in a bathroom or laundry room.  But it could also most certainly act as a great spot for barware in a dining area or dishes in the kitchen as well.  Who knows where it may end up?  We'll just have to wait and see.

I think this night stand/end table's lines are the best.  A perfect example of mid-century modern style.  It may be a little rough now ~ but not for long.  A little TLC will take this little beauty to new heights.

I never tire of globes.  I'm not super keen on the color combo of this one, so I'm thinking a couple of coats of chalkboard paint will transcend this globe into another galaxy. 

That's all for today ~ hoping you might can steal away to the nearest thrift store to see what goodies you might can unearth.

P.S.  Thanks to the Dallas Morning News for giving Tattered Style a shout out too ~ be sure to check it out here.   


  1. Dana, I LOVE this article about Gavin! I looked on today, and saw that this story was one of three stories in the Top Picks section. Congratulations to Gavin for his innovation and creativity!

    1. Thanks Kelly ~ we were all pretty excited for him. I'm so glad others were able to catch a glimpse of his creativity. He's quite the artist. Thanks for your sweet comments! <3

  2. Your readers could feel you beaming with pride through your words. Great article about your son -- way to go, Gavin!

    1. Annie ~ thanks so much. I'll pass this along to Gavin! XO


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