Well, “new” may not be the right term, considering I got it at an antique mall. 😛 I don’t think it’s actually all that old, either, though. Since it’s less horribly hot today than it has been (and will be), I thought it was a good day to go somewhere, and there was an antique mall I’d found out about recently that I’d never been to, so I went there to see if they had any interesting vintage toys, and more importantly to see if they had any furniture that would work for Pyrrha when she gets here. (Seriously, this is scary. She’s already taking over my life, and she’s not even supposed to get here until next month. What’s wrong with me?)
Anyway, I found a number of pieces of furniture there that were about the right size, but only two that I liked both the look and price of. (There was one bench that I really liked the look of, but which cost $30, which was only going to be acceptable if there was nothing else.)
Nice and simple, right? It’s much smaller than the bench I already have (see the intro posts for Namu or Madra Lord, for example, to get a good look at that bench), and has a very different design, so I think it’ll differentiate itself nicely in photos. Or something. (Oh, and if you’re wondering about the unfamiliar blinds behind it, there’s a long, complainy story there.)
So, based on the way Rena’s feet are dangling, and how Blythes are shorter than Pullips, Pyrrha may be a bit dwarfed by the bench, but…she can always sit sideways on it, right?
The chair is even larger than the bench. (Yes, you read that right.) I knew from the start that it’d be too big for Pyrrha. In fact, the back leans forward too far anyway; I doubt she’d be able to sit in it anyway. I tried putting Namu in it, and I meant to get a photo of that, but for some reason I didn’t. 😦 Anyway, the real reason I got this chair is that I knew it would be absolutely perfect for someone else:
I mean, is that a perfect fit, or is that a perfect fit? Now if only I had more of those chairs, for when they release more ghouls in that size!
Anyway, there was one more thing I got at the antique mall, which wasn’t furniture, but a doll. However, I must warn the squeamish that this is a frankendoll.
Yep, that’s a Twist ‘n’ Turn Barbie’s head on a Skipper body. Both appear to be genuinely vintage. I have no idea why someone did that. Or, actually, why I paid money for it. (Though admittedly, I didn’t pay very much money for her.) I guess I felt sorry for the poor doll. She’s dirty and in need of a cleaning, but apart from the frankendoll treatment, she’s otherwise in pretty good shape. The hair’s mostly there, and not too frizzy, and the paint’s in decent condition. Once I clean her up and put some clothes on her, she should be all right.
So, three items at the antique mall, grand total slightly under $20. That was a good outing. 😀