As many of you know, I’m collecting together a few pieces of furniture, amazing art and lovely soft furnishings to create a retro-inspired, if a little garish, living room interior design project. If you’ve not yet seen my mood-board here it is again:
And how’s this for a pretty similar sideboard to the G-Plan one above? This is my newest addition to the retro scheme and it was bought from a local seller who had listed it on Ebay. Luckily enough they only wanted a small amount of cash for it (only 30 quid!) and having sold our previous dark wood sideboard on Ebay previously, we had the cash sitting there ready. It really was all fingers-crossed as the auction ended and we bought this lovely G-Plan-esque sideboard for a little less than we’d sold our old sideboard for, so really it was a like-for-like swap! My husband went to pick it up for me straight away and after a little polishing up with scratch remover it looked as good as new. And fitted the space we had in the living room perfectly! So another happy purchase for my retro room… on to the next thing!
- A gorgeous piece of artwork for my retro living room – by artist Mable Tan (cassiefairy.com)
- Vintage beach huts at the seaside (cassiefairy.com)
- Interior design inspirations for my retro living room (cassiefairy.com)
- A new table for my retro living room – and it was free! (cassiefairy.com)
PLEASE SUPPORT 'MY THRIFTY LIFE' BLOG
If my DIY projects or money-saving articles have helped you please consider supporting the 'My Thrifty Life' blog to enable me to create new content. I really appreciate every donation and it allows me to continue helping readers to live a lovely life on a budget 🙂