10.07.2010

Vintage Card Catalog

Look what I picked up last night.

And I am a wee bit excited about it.

I am linking up to the parties on my sidebar.

54 comments:

cindy @ cottage instincts said...

A Wee bit? Um, you totally hit the jackpot! How did you find it? Do tell. Then ship it my way :)

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

i am peeing my pants in excitement fro you!!! that and i have already had two cups of coffee!!! ;) it's awesome, melanie! i hope you are keeping it for you!

michelle said...

Oooohhhhhhh!!!!! I am so jealous!!!!
How awesome is that!!! I am so excited for you and so excited to see what you do with it!!!

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

Very cool!

Ashley said...

Oh I can imagine you are excited! I've always wanted one of those, but everytime I see one, they are so expensive. I cant wait to see what you do with it!

Cathy @ The Far Fifty said...

That's awesome, seriously, honest to goodness, just plain awesome. Please make it over today and report back to us immediately:)

Jo said...

I would sooo love to have one!

Bonnie@Creative Decorating said...

How awesome!! I have all kinds of ideas of what could be stored in those little drawers!!! Can't wait to see what you do with it!

Lynn @ Honey Darlins Corner said...

Ohhhhhh! I so love it! I can't wait to see how you use it and what you do with it! ~swoon~

Hailey said...

I saw one of those on KSL and thought about you. What do you do with something like that? Any news on when the class will be? Can't wait!! Hailey

Korrie@RedHenHome said...

Oh, this KSL ad stayed up on my computer for half the day! Glad it went somewhere where I can see what happens to it!

Ann Marie @ Twice Lovely said...

Fantastic!! Yay!

Shannon @ The House Creative said...

Oh I love this! I cant wait to see how it turns out!

Aubrey said...

I adore this piece. It sends me warm memories of going to the library as a little girl. I enjoyed sliding the drawers and the smell of the old paper. I will look forward to seeing how you use this special piece.

katskraps.blogspot.com said...

I am SO jealous!!! I had actaully asked my child's school librarian what had happened to theirs and she didn't know. I would love one too, just cause they are so nifty!

Anxiously waiting to see what you do. =0)

LuLu said...

i would be TOOOOOO
xo,
LuLu

kathie said...

AMAZING find! Can't wait to see what you're going to do with it!

House On Beach Street said...

That's hot!

Christa @ Stories of a House said...

Memories of writing reports in high school are flooding back. What will you do with it? What a great find, Melanie!

outnumberedthreetoone said...

I hope you jumped up and down at least three times! Do your smile muscles hurt yet? Fabulous piece.. I hope that you'll keep it. It's absolutely beautiful.

Allison said...

It is a fabulous piece! That might be a keeper! Can't wait to see how you paint it.

AllisonK said...

I want one of these!!! I can't tell you how jealous I am of this. Next time you find one please think of me. I can't wait to see what you have planned.

Grammy Goodwill said...

I am so envious. I've wanted one of those for 20 years - since I got my Masters Degree in library science. How do you plan to use it?

Kel said...

M&M I am a NEW follower and LOVING it!!!! I LOVE that piece you picked up last night....really unique and library like.....awesome!

Thanks for posting!
kel

{ the vintage wren } said...

Oh my, how cool. I'm excited for you. I would love to have something like it. Where...how...how much {nosey I know}...whatcha gonna do with it now????? Love it.

Take Care, Carrie

Shaunna said...

This ROCKS MY WORLD!!! I love it, and I'm with Cassie, you keep it! -shaunna :) (we still need to do that swap, girl!)

Charlene Austin said...

I would DIE if I found anything even half that cool! So amazing!

Liz said...

Ok, i'd be excited about that too, can't wait to see what you do with it!!

Shropshire Suz said...

Fabulous find look forward to seeing it made over
Loving the screen too
Hugs Suz UK

gena said...

Ooooooohhhhhhhhh... Jealous ! What an awesome find ! Can't wait to see what you're doing with it !!!!


thanks for sharing,
gena
www.thehouseonlavenderhill.blogspot.com

Patti said...

I had one a few years ago and ot was wonderful for holding craft supplies...I regret selling it because they are so hard to find - what will you use your for?

Kathy said...

I am so jealous I could spit ( lol and i never even spit :-)

Kim said...

Amazing find, lucky you!

nanhann said...

I have had my eye out for one of those for a long time! I would love to know where you found it.

Linda Q said...

Hard to come by, great find.
What fun thing are you going to do with it?
I always thought they would be fun to use for something.
Maybe kitchen storage or a craft room.
Linda

Urban Farmgirl said...

Oh man! I am soooo jealous! Love, love, LOVE it!

~mary~

Kathy said...

Whoa...lucky you, can't wait to see what you do to it!

West Bunch said...

I want one!!!!!!

Leslie said...

Wow! Probably one of my favorite things so far. Can't wait to see it finished and displayed in your home.

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

Wow, this picture needs NO words. The piece speaks for itself. I would have fought anyone off for that beauty. So much storage! Love it!!!

Melody said...

Oh Wow. That thing brings back memories of the school library. How cool is that. What a great recipe holder....fat quarter organizer......sewing thread organizer.....hhhmmmm.

Rita @ TesoroFino.com said...

I'm a wee bit envious! :)
So many compartments; so many trinkets and baubles to store!

Debra@Common Ground said...

This is such a great piece, lucky you in finding it! So glad you link up with VIF!!
xo,
Debra

Coco loves vintage said...

You lucky thing! I love all the old antique shop display furniture, I have spotted a few pieces on ebay, but way too expensive!

Anna @ Take the Side Street said...

Love it!!! What a find :)

Kristin @ Daydream Designs said...

Wow! What a find! I am a wee bit jealous : )

Sarah @ threeboys-home.blogspot.com said...

So cool. Can't wait to see what you do with it! I have a feeling more and more libraries will be getting rid of these...

High Street Cottage said...

I would be over the moon! It's a fantastic piece!

Handy Man, Crafty Woman said...

OH MAN, I love those things! Used to work in libraries; loved the old card catalogs. Libraries are getting rid of them now. They are such cool pieces.

Brambleberry Cottage said...

How wonderful! I think I would be more than a "wee bit" excited! I've wanted an old card catalog forever. I just don't have anywhere to put it. :(

Thanks for linking to my party. I look forward to seeing what you link up each week.

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage
http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com

Laura @ House of Thrifty Decor said...

What a great find. Can't wait to see what you do with it.

I hope you can stop by my blog and show off your project to my readers on my Show Off Sunday Party.

http://houseofthriftydecor.blogspot.com/2010/10/show-off-sunday-party_24.html

Lacey said...

Ooo you're so lucky! I NEEED one of these!

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Lisa said...

awesome! What a great find!

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