Thursday, April 17, 2014

Jubilee Furniture weekly update post for Thursday, April 17, 2014

YES – Jubilee Furniture WILL be OPEN today from 1 to 8, tomorrow (Good Friday) from 1 to 8 and Saturday from 9 to 4!

Boy oh boy – do we have a lot of amazing furniture currently in our inventory!  Additionally, “new” merchandise will be priced and added throughout today, tomorrow and Saturday as our warehouse guys are now making donation pickups while the store is open (to ensure we always have tons of fabulous selection).

We also accept donation drop-offs during store hours so it wouldn’t be crazy to stop in more than once on Thursday, Friday and Saturday!

What IS crazy is our unbelievable inventory!  It’s crazy amazing!  What follows are some of the new-to-us pieces which were donated this week:

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this is a gorgeous yellow raw silk loveseat by Simmons!  First photo depicts color better (second photo looks more tan than yellow and this loveseat is a lovely fresh yellow color).  In really good condition (only thing I saw was the bottom – under the loveseat – fabric is ripped).  Priced $185

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we received a donation this week where the donor had written two notes about the pieces being donated (which I love).  This amazing painted tray and base were a gift from her husband in 1950 when he returned from a business trip with it in his suitcase (the legs fold up).  While he was gone she had taken care of both the children and the business and it was a lot of work!  But the lovely gift made it all worthwhile!  There is a small break in the legs (it’s been taped but some glue should work and look better).  Priced $50

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fabulous kidney bean shaped marble top coffee table – so gorgeous!  Priced $175

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wonderful striped side chair (almost a wingback but not quite) – needs some spot cleaning – priced $85

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I am so in love with these retro chairs that I can’t stand it!  Look at the woodwork!  Cushions an neutral color (and need to be spot cleaned).  There are so many fun things you could do with them – including leaving them just as they are – priced $95 each

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fabulous antique chest (sorry, I should have taken a photo of the inside!  There’s a top lift-out tray and then more storage underneath and everything’s been papered).  Priced $175

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another set of lovely side chairs!  These are also priced $95 each

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there’s a very cool raised design on this off-white wingback chair – love it (I love a bunch of stuff this week!) – priced $90 (I think this chairs also needs to be spot cleaned)

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where to begin with this mustard yellow pleather or naugahyde chair?  It’s amazing!  In excellent condition (just needs to be wiped down) though missing a few of the trim tacks.  Priced $265.  Sitting next to it is a fabulous and simple wire magazine rack for $18.50

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lovely deep rose colored camel back sofa for $195

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coffee table with “harp” legs – priced $65

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white wicker with glass shelves bookcase – priced $50 each

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this is so cool!  It’s by LittleMissMatched and it’s their Switcharoo “secret storage” with pull out desk (see product details here).  Retails for $1,099 – our price is $650.  All the colorful panels switch out so you can totally customize this piece to whatever works for you!

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these yellow (lots of yellow this week – I love it!) child size fiberglass stackable chairs are by Krueger (second photo is my failed attempt to show you the Krueger name on the bottom of one of the chairs).  I found similar chairs by Krueger on eBay for $960 for a set of six (full disclosure: they were blue with chrome legs but otherwise the same size and style as these) which make each chair $160!  Yikes!  We’re selling these for $40/chair and we have 15 of ‘em

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wonderful tan micro-suede set includes: full size sofa for $95; matching loveseat (looks like new) for $125; rocker/recliner for $60 (I think it needs some work – the arms seem a little off); ottoman for $25

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totally fun loveseat (some piping issues and is faded) comes with two throw pillows (they sorta blend in with the fabric in these photos) – priced $125

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there’s something about the clean lines of this butcher block table that I love!  Priced $65

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wonderful five drawer ash chest of drawers for $95; one drawer nightstand for $45 (I’m not 100% they match – but they have the same pulls)

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this two piece desk w/hutch also has the same knob as the dresser and nightstand above – but this piece is marked with the brand – Vermont Tubbs – whereas neither of the other pieces are (so I’m not sure – all very similar).  Priced $135

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three piece sectional by Kravet – excellent condition, great color and fabric – some dirt along the back edge (see it in the last photo?). Priced $225

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here’s note # 2 which reads:

“Many years ago when we bought a house in LaGrange Park, Grandma and Grandpa gave us these 2 rockers and later years, Grandma made (hand made) with her old singer sewing machine made new covers (which) I picked out the material.  My family & I have used them with great care.  I hope whoever enjoys them remembers with love & care by a great seamstress Grandma and fashion designer.  Grandma never got paid with money for all her work but everyone paid her with food.  All pleats sown by hand with tender loving care.” 

Underneath the lovely floral fabric is the original mustard yellow (of course!) corduroy upholstery (the little I could see of it looked good).  These are incredibly comfortable swivel rockers and are priced $125 each

And on that sweet note, dear reader, we’ll end!  May your Easter weekend be filled with tender love, rebirth, amazing grace and food!