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NYC Garbage goes GLAM: Free Shiot Friday!

NYC Garbage goes GLAM: Free Shiot Friday!

Y'all will be the belle of your own ball with these FREE SHIOT FRIDAY babies I've spied!

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It's FRIDAY-- let's score some FREE SHIOT!

It's FRIDAY-- let's score some FREE SHIOT!

Today = this uh-maaze fabric + a Free Shiot Friday found chair! Check it! 

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Finding Fabulous

Finding Fabulous

Y'all HAVE to see what turned up on today's FREE SHIOT FRIDAY post...

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This is a Peacock Chair...and it's FREE...

This is a Peacock Chair...and it's FREE...

There's a pretty perch on today's Free Shiot Friday

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It's Free's Friday

It's Free's Friday

These two...chic and FREE...but just wait til y'all see what I would do with them...

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It's FRIDAY and there's FREE SHIOT

This lady was hanging out in front of our building:

Real potential for chic-ery? Or is she just too exhausted to even bother?

The upholstery decided it was DONE prob a decade or more BEFORE she even landed here, so obvi, re-upholstery would be in order. I do like her overall silhouette, which I find slightly...clutch your pearls...MODERN, despite the cra cra REGALIA woodwork that's absolutely style-slapping us all quickly about the face. She's boxy yet bodacious-- which makes for a HAWT combo:

Imagine this gal's woodWERK lacquered in black (or white, even) with some incredible fabric, like these?


I mean:

I think this lady has a lotta life left in her! Sure hope somebody scooped her up and is gonna do right by her! Now, go do right by y'all-selves, take to the streets and get you some free shiot-- happy Friday!!!

Betch-Slapped by Brass!

Last week there was the cutest little mid-century dresser featured on Free Shiot Friday, and this week, it's this dining set! Presenting Brass Regalia Realness:

She isn't even attempting to trick y'all into thinking she's real brass, but cleaned up, re-upholstered in something fab and given a new glass top, she could help you WERK your hostess skillz beyond belief:

The table base design is giving us all kinds of's on it's side on the end:

Happy Friday, y'all-- now go out and score some Free Shiot!

Free Shiot Friday!

Y'all, this little lady greeted me on my way out of my building:


How sweet! Just minding her own business, all cute-like with hits of mid-century details, trying to stay out of everyone's way behind that gate...I sure hope someone scoops her up & takes the best care of her with some fab paint job or a refinish...she is FREE after all, and it IS Friday! Enjoy!

Free Shiot Friday!!!

Can someone please grab this free shiot off the street and change YOUR LIFE??:

This cabinet is screaming to get painted in a fun color and then serve yo ass in the kitchen as extra work surface/storage, the dining room as a server/buffet or in the living room as a media console/credenza/ or an entryway table...

Point is: pieces like these are workhorses. They're uber-functional and can look chic too, with some quick paint lovin'...and being free means you can't go wrong no matter what. Free workhorses...that's the kind of horse I like to ride!!! I mean. What a great way to start a weekend! Savor it, y'all!

Free, Fabulous & Friday!

20130503-115945.jpg Y'all do see the glory that is leaning up against this building, beckoning you to snatch her up and hang her on your wall? Damn-- now that's some fabulous free glamour right there, y'all! In case you can't tell what you're looking at-- no it's not a mirage-- that's a sputnik, mirrored wall unit/curio shelf, on its' side...YES-- the things I could display in THAT!!!

Here's another shot with flash:


Somebody better scoop that HAWT mama up!!! Happy Friday!

It's Friday and y'all need some FREE SHIOT!

And look what the streets of NYC has served us today: A pic of a white Kartell side table in a NYC trash can

Only in NYC would y'all find authentic mid-century furniture in da TRASH...what! what!...this is Kartell's Componibili 2 drawer side table, which rest assured, costs a pretty penny...vintage or new:

An overhead shot of Kartell's Componibili table in NYC trash can

And then we pull back for a wide shot and see another section of this baby, buried beneath the first section...shiot:

Another pic of Kartell side table in NYC trash can

See, y'all this is what this side table looks like when she's at her best, not chillin' in a trash can:

A pic of new Kartell Componibili 2 Drawer side table

So, now y'all know why I was tots backslapped when I found this lady in a trash can!!!...the shade:

Another overhead pic of Kartell side table in NYC trash can

See, this treasure hunting is exactly why me and my genius Trashinistas (Alane & Andy) partnered with Mark Mark Productions on a tv show concept called, Trash NYC that we pitched to networks (featuring the FAB Carly Hughes)...which y'all can watch for y'all-selves below:

Now got out and get y'all-selves some Free Shiot-- from the trash, the curbs, dumpsters...there's some style lurking about, just aching to be discovered and Trashformed!!! Happy Friday!

It's Friday and there's Free snow for the taking!

Well damn if NYC and vicinity hasn't had it's fair share of heinous weather and now Nemo is upon us!!! In fact, as I type this, there's some sort of air strike sounding siren going off in the distance and I'm not quite sure what it's alerting me to? Snow? Ice? Nuclear fallout? Since when does NYC use sirens in neighborhoods? Just more drama to add to an already high drama alert situation? YES! See, I wasn't already amped up enough by all the media coverage on Nemo, so let's sound some alarms, that probably haven't been used since the 50's, to heighten the scene even more! Speaking of, today's Free Shiot Friday is a real doozie, check it:

A pic of a pig's head in Prospect Park

Yeah, in case that pic isn't clear enough:

A close up shot of a pig's head in Prospect Park

There's just so much wrong with this scenario...but one of the highlights of wrongness here is, 'hi, I've got a pig's head I need to throw out, so I'm gonna go to the trouble of bagging it, but I think rather than just throw it out in the trash bins in front of my building, where I normally throw out all my trash, I'm gonna walk across the street, meander down the sidewalk a bit and then dump this bag in Prospect Park' I know our neighborhood has some real issues with cleanliness, as witnessed by the endless parade of all things chicken strewn over the sidewalks at any given time (and season!), but this one kinda just takes precedence...

A close up front shot of pig's head in Prospect Park

Y'all, happy Friday...awwww, I heart NYC...remember, sometimes just b/c it's FREE, doesn't mean you want to take it home!

Free Shiot Friday in full effect!

Oh she's a cold one out there today, y'all...but you know some Free Shiot Friday will warm y'all good-n-toasty like nothing else! Like this gal here, who's sitting all pretty: A pic of a FREE white armoire on NYC street

Hanging hardware still intact and looking operational (someone must've just smashed this poor girls door in a fashion frenzy one morning and here she is, out on the street...the shade!):

A close up of interior door mount of free white armoire off NYC street

LOVE the fun yellow and white stripe party happening in the back of the interior of armoire...'cause y'all know the front is all business and shiot:

A tight shot of the interior of free white armoire off NYC street

What's great too is that back can be changed to fit whatever party you got going on, if you're not vibing yellow and white mountain alps Ricola-realness! Paint it out, add a different patterned paper, or fun fabric...I mean, just let loose like you never knew you could on the back of an armoire, people!!!! YESSSS! Free Shiot Friday is about freedom and the USA!

Here's another shot that details the clothing bar...

Another tight shot of interior of free white armoire off NYC street

Or boombox, or bar or World Britannica Collection or...Happy Friday y'all! Go out and get some Free Shiot!