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April 15, 2014

tUSEDay VICTORIA – Pick of the Week

This week on Used Victoria the Bar is Open! The warm weather has everyone clearing house and there are a million great things on UsedVictoria.com right now.  It was hard for me to choose a pick of the week but I settled on this groovy bar cart! Check out its twin sister styled real pretty […]

April 8, 2014

tUSEDay VICTORIA – Used Victoria Pick of the Week

This week on Used Victoria I spotted a crazy good deal on a little brass and glass table with wheels. If you are trying to achieve a glam look on a budget these are the kinds of pieces you need to find. I have shown two good examples of how a versatile piece like this […]

April 1, 2014

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week I have some custom and DIY projects on the brain. I need some reclaimed fir and voila!! UsedVictoria.com to the rescue. If you want some help making the place you live a place you love…contact me, I can help!

March 17, 2014

tUSEDay VICTORIA – Used Victoria Pick of the Week

This week on Usedvictoria.com I spotted another modern marvel for my tUSEDay VICTORIA Pick of the week. I like this vintage teak desk as a bedside table because it’s only 29 3/4″ high. A simple basket below, or may a dog bed?  depending on the size of your best friend of course. Pic is the […]

March 4, 2014

tUSEDay VICTORIA – pick of the week on Used Victoria

This week my Used Victoria pick was going to be a purchase for my own house. I found a cool mid-century desk and was all set to go get it on Sunday but the seller changed her mind before I could come see it. Lame – but that’s how the cookie crumbles.  So, my plan […]

February 24, 2014

tUSEDay VICTORIA – Pick of the Week from Used Victoria

This week on Used Victoria an oil painting caught my eye. I’m not an art aficionado – but I like what I like and and I liked this one.  It’s called Chilko Lake. Check back next week and see what else I can’t live without from Usedvictoria.com.  Pic is the link If you want some […]

February 18, 2014

tUSEDay VICTORIA – Used Victoria Pick of the Week

This week my tUSEDay VICTORIA pick from UsedVictoria.com is a set of nesting tables perfect for a chic living room.  I love placing nesting tables in opposing directions like this instead of a single coffee table. Pic is the link. Beautiful Living room pic is from Lonny Magazine If you want some help making the place […]

February 4, 2014

tUSEDay VICTORIA – Used Victoria Finds – Nicole Scott Designs

This week on tUSEDay VICTORIA I found a mid century teak cabinet that will be perfect for laying accessories and art. I am inspired by this pic from Thomas Obrien, one of my favourite New York designers.  Pic from Elle Decor. Click onto UsedVictoria.com and score something for yourself!

January 28, 2014

tUSEDay VICTORIA – Used Victoria Finds – Nicole Scott Designs

This week, my Used Victoria pick is purely based on cool factor. I don’t have a spot for it, or a client looking for one… But man…if it’s not the coolest, bad-ist, rad-ist, longest Pew that you ever saw!   I imagine the story behind this piece is worth the drive to Cowichan.  Hope you’re having […]

January 21, 2014

tUSEDay VICTORIA – Used Victoria Finds – Nicole Scott Designs

This week my search of Used Victoria was a little self serving because I’m hunting for a stump table for a client’s living room.  These Nootka Cypress stumps caught my eye for their colouring and patina and are the perfect fit for this weeks tUSEDay VICTORIA blog series.  Don’t just think of them as side […]

January 13, 2014

tUSEDay VICTORIA – Used Victoria Finds – Nicole Scott Designs

  I haven’t posted any great finds from Used Victoria since before Christmas. It’s definitely time to get my MOJO  back! (Pic is the Link) This mid century roll top desk is just what I needed, or maybe just what you need?.  I think it would be great in my husband’s office. Lots of little […]

November 25, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week on Used Victoria I spotted these two tub chairs. Everything’s better in pairs and I have a sort of Emily Henderson dream living room in mind that requires two chairs. I would re-upholster them of course – ….unless you beat me to it:)  Here’s the link If you want some help making the […]

September 23, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week on Used Victoria I spotted a solid wood french style dresser that was perfect for a little girls room I am working on.  I think I will have it sprayed.  I didn’t post a link to this one – cause I bought it …..But don’t despair there is no end to the great […]

September 14, 2013

Fireplace Facelift

This weekend I started working on a satisfying fireplace facelift for one of my clients.  This ugly little fireplace in a new townhouse HAD TO GO! I designed a new one flanked by bookshelves ….sure to make any book lovers heart sing. I searched on Used Victoria for a fireplace mantel with character and I […]

September 10, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week on tUSEDay VICTORIA I found a console with great proportions and loads of potential. Click the Pic for link If you want some help making the place you live a place you love, contact me…I can help!

August 26, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA – Vintage Dresser

I’m too busy to post much this week, but I’m never too busy to shop online with Used Victoria! This week I found this handsome blue/green vintage dresser. I’m going to go meet him in person today and see if he wants to be part of a great bedroom I’m decorating in Victoria. Here’s a […]

August 20, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week I was really drawn to this old wood coffee table…and the fact it is on Salt Spring may have something to do with it. You see, if I decide to go get it…maybe I can take a few days off and enjoy the island! Genius! Pic is the Link as Usual

July 30, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week, I can’t take the credit. One of my new clients spotted this one on Used Victoria because I suggested this chair in black for their dining room. Authentic vintage! Great price and no tax….this is a deal for the real Carl Hansen. I wish I had a spot for them. Pic is the […]

July 23, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week on Used Victoria I spotted a unique item….one worth seeing…even if it is out of the average thrifter / upcycler’s budget. The seller says they bought it in Morocco…Click the Pic for the Link it is pretty awesome!

July 15, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week I could hardly believe my eyes on Used Victoria – Check out this mid century beauty! Pic is the Link As Usual  

June 24, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

Ummm OK,  I found this chair on Used Victoria and I am really struggling and thinking…what would Emily Henderson do?  help! Pic is the link as usual If you want to make the place you live a place you love…contact me, I can help!

June 18, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week I didn’t find too much on Used Victoria, although right at the the last minute this morning I spotted this..Recovered in a great fabric or Leather it would an amazing vintage piece. I’m dreaming in shades of green…maybe If you want some help making the place you live a place you love…contact me. […]

June 11, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

Ooops I did it again…I found another totally awesome coffee table on Used Victoria. You won’t even believe the price! Pic is the link as usual If you want some help finding something on Used Victoria, or if you just want to make the place you live a place you love…contact me I can help!

June 4, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week on Used Victoria I spotted a huge rug with a small price…and they’re taking offers.  Negotiate a bit and get it cleaned – what a score! Pic is the link as usual

May 27, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

Hmmm Can you say potential? Used Victoria has Lots of great stuff this week. What are you shopping for? Pic is the link as usual

May 21, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week the pickins were a little slim on Used Victoria.  I posted this little cabinet out of desperation…it could make a cute night stand and needs a  paint job. Maybe next week I’ll have better luck! Hope you all had a great long weekend and have a super week ahead!

May 14, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week on USED VICTORIA a pretty persian runner caught my eye.  I would definitely negotiate…but I think it’s lovely. Pic is the link as usual If you want some help making the place you live a place you love…contact me. I can help!

May 7, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week on Used Victoria I spotted these 4 chairs. Pic is the link as usual They remind me of a favorite round dining room table and leather chair combo by designer Chris Barret If you want some help making the place you live a place you love…contact me. I can help!

April 30, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week on USED VICTORIA I spotted this hutch …it has LOADS of potential..and the price…shut up!! Pic is the link as usual

April 15, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week on Used Victoria I’ve got my eye on a danish modern chair.  I just don’t have a place for it :/ Pic is the link as usual In other Used Victoria news…I bought a bed frame and 2 desks this week from some lovely folks around town. I’ll be painting these pieces and […]

April 9, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week on Used Victoria I noticed these locally made stump tables. The seller says the wood is reclaimed. Great value compared to retail options! Pic is the Link as usual

March 19, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

Classic and Cool. You gotta love the Tolix Chair. Read here about the history of this chair…and click here to get one for yourself! Pic is the link too

March 5, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week I was searching on Used Victoria for ALLOT of different things for clients.  But the one item I keep coming back to is for little old me. I am so drawn to this painting. I wonder if the Mister will give it the thumbs up? I do have a birthday coming up:)

February 26, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week I’m engaged in a search for headboards…If I’m the one to recover and tuft them I’ll be sure to share the process on my blog.  This one is a double,…a great candidate for a tween girls room…Pic is the link as usual

February 19, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

I have a new project, a home office, so I’ve been trolling Used Victoria allot lately.  I saw this and had a flashback of making my pottery barn knockoff desk a couple years ago.  I can’t use it in my job…but maybe you can?  This one is really similar to what I used and since […]

February 12, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week I’m looking for sideboards…and hey I found an awesome one….This handsome  fella has great lines, respectable hardware and a decent price. What do you think? (Pic is the link as usual)

January 29, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

I’m a little obsessed with rugs these days. In fact, at the moment my house is an eccentric…and I admit not all that attractive…. patchwork of various rugs and runners to aid our old man dog as he surveys his territory.  Tell me you wouldn’t do anything for this face!?! I’m a slave to that smile. […]

January 22, 2013

tUSEDay VICTORIA

OK, technically it’s Wednesday  but I was out of town yesterday and just had to bring you a bargain for the week. How about this pretty little tub chair for $60. At this price maybe getting it re-covered wouldn’t be so bad? Pic is the link as usual    

January 15, 2013

tUSEDay Victoria

It happens now and then…I’m thinking about an item and then BAM there it is. Sometimes it’s on usedvictoria and sometimes in a store. But man do I love it when it happens.  Today is one of those days peeps, and although my West Elm wanderings were delayed by Mother Nature toying with Vancouver-ites (tee […]

December 18, 2012

tUSEDay VICTORIA

Holy Bar Cart! Pic is the link as usual

December 11, 2012

tUSEDay VICTORIA

  This week on Used Victoria I spotted a marble top table that could easily find a home next to a chair or a bed or a… Marble is very expensive…consider this one peeps! The price is insane. Pic is the Link as usual. Race ya!

December 4, 2012

Pop Up Shop – Industrial Treasures

My dear readers, I know you’re wondering where’s tUSEDay VICTORIA? It’s here, just a little ways down,  mixed into all this vintage industrial chic. Stay with me. It’s cool. You’ve all heard about Pop-Up shops right? It’s a temporary shop that pops up to sell a discrete collection of goods for a short period of […]

November 27, 2012

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week I’m playing a waiting game with my Used Victoria selection to see if this little fella is still available next weekend. Maybe I’ll go to Duncan and get him. I’m digging the feet & legs, the price and the fact that it’s a little bit of a project….but not too hard. What do […]

November 20, 2012

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This tUSEDay I spotted a designer light for sale on Used Victoria. It’s a beauty by Designer Tom Dixon. If you’re looking for a light for your entryway, a powder room etc. This would be a great choice. It does retail for $641 + tax locally so it is a bargain if it is in […]

November 6, 2012

tUSEDay VICTORIA

If you’re new…each Tuesday is USED day here on the blog. I track down the best deals for you on Used Victoria…and sometimes I even buy them myself. It’s a sickness. Who’s looking for a mid century weekend project? If you want some help with fabric selections you know you can ask me right?  I […]

October 30, 2012

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week I was drawn to the inset pulls on these two bedside tables..Add some corners and you’d have some gorgeous campaign looking pieces. Corners at Lee Valley

October 16, 2012

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This little footstool has all the right curves and loads of potential in a glam interior… once she get’s a new upholstery fabric of course. Contact me if you want some ideas.  Check it out!

October 9, 2012

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week I found a petite lamp that has sooo much potential. Love this little guy. Are you gonna get him, or am I? Uses for this little guy include, on a console or hall table, childs room, desk side table. All it needs is a little shade (Hello Homesense) I love the vintage teak […]

September 11, 2012

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week on USED VICTORIA I found another awesome table….(pic is the link as usual)

September 4, 2012

tUSEDay VICTORIA

Check out what I found this week on Used Victoria! They call it a bench…could be a fantastic coffee table too. (Pic is the link as usual)