Sunday, July 15, 2012

trend setter that I am...

When I'm not busy leaping workday obstacles with a single bound or tending to a small hobby farm or refilling my antique business stock or readying a hayloft for a barn sale....I am most definitely setting trends (you are welcome to insert "not" here). So paint surprise on my face when I see almost my identical trunk in the recent pages of Pottery Barn. Now we all know that using a trunk as a coffee or side table is not a new decorating standard.....but a GREEN trunk.....I am most certain I am the inspiration behind that (again you are welcome to insert "not" here).

However, for your judgement, see the evidence below:

Photo 1 ~ Pottery Barn's $500ish version
Photo 2 ~ $35 flea market find in living room
Photo 3 ~ $25 auction find on porch
Photo 4 ~ again we return to green trunk in living room in closing argument

Hmmm...trend setter?


Amber ~ The French Pressed Home said...

Isn't it funny how that works? :) It's gotta make you feel good, for sure! {Thanks for stopping by!} Looking forward to reading your past posts!

Full Circle Creations said...

WOW~ you are a trend setter. I'm amazed at how often than seems to happen.


prims by olde lady morgan said...


I think pottery barn copies off of us!!! What a great trunk! OLM

Primitive Stars said...

Kari, wow, thats to funny,I also love the old truck,looks great. Blessings Francine.

Sisters Treasures said...

Kari, you definitely have the cooler trunks and who can argue with the price difference between yours and there's. You win!!
have a good one.

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Your trunks are awesome...wonderful patina! Thanks for stopping by- so glad you found those dishes before you left that auction!

Lisa Sommers said...

Pottery Barn should hire you!!!
Hope you are well....keep as cool as possible...aggghhhh,,, this heat is draining me. Makes it hard to get all the things done that need to get done!

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