Last week we kicked off a new series of posts called "Ten Things I Love" with eleven elements from Laure's apartment that she picked out as favourites. We're back this time with Beth and her handpicked personal favs (and we took note of your feedback and put this into a gallery presentation with captions alongside a list form below the jump)...
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White Starburst Vintage Desk: I found this at the local thrift store (and at the time, I was desperately in need of a desk). It wasn't as functional as I would have hoped for (so I had to replace it) but couldn't bear to let it go. It now hangs out in my kitchen.
Vintage Couroc Tray: This vintage Couroc tray is from my grandparent's home. It was one of the decorative pieces that always stood out to me as a child and I'm glad it found its way into my apartment.
The practical washer/dryer duo: I had to pick this duo as one of my top 10 favorite things. I received the washer/dryer combo as a very big surprise gift last year for my birthday (and it brings me much joy). Not only for the productivity it lends to my schedule but the sound they make when they're in use--a cozy feeling that reminds me of home.
DIY glass table: This table was a freebie when my previous roommate bought a couch at St. Vincent de Paul's. The table top was in poor condition so I decided to get a piece of glass cut for the top and painted it a robin's egg blue.
Vintage Modern Couch: I had been salivating over this couch for most of the summer when I finally decided to purchase it last Fall. I love the lines and the tweed but mostly because it's a pull-out couch for guests.
Shell Collection: This is only a small percentage of my great grandmother's shell collection. Over sixty years old, the shells come from Edisto Beach on the East Coast.
Record Collection: My preferred way to clean the house is to put on my favorite records at a high volume.
Over-sized lamp: I love oversized lamps--and this one was a steal for $7 at St. Vincent's.
Vintage Mirror (from armoire): I have the hardest time photographing this full length mirror (the appeal is more apparent in person). Found for $20 at a thrift store in Burbank--a non-traditional approach to a full length mirror in the bedroom
Have ten things you especially love and want to share with us and the Apartment Therapy community. Email us with your photos and descriptions to Apartment Therapy LA and we'll share the love.