Here's what I found on my last trip:
I just love drawers, I hit the jackpot at one antique mall. I removed the tags and scrubbed/scraped this one and now it has a great industrial look to it, I love it.
I love hammered metal - I picked up this bowl at the Pottery Barn outlet - if you haven't been you really should make it a priority :)
I never seem to find something if I'm looking for it when antiquing...but for once I found exactly what I was looking for - I needed an unusual-sized frame and walked around the store with my little tape measure until I stumbled across this beauty...she was actually on the floor and had an old antique mirror and at $20 plus 20% off...I was elated. I love all of the carved detail and once I added a coat of paint she looks amazing...
Here's a tip...when looking for interesting frames...don't worry about what's inside...you can always find ways to remove it (sorry if you like this quote/paper cutting...I did recycle it at least :/)
After a coat of silver paint and some black for antiquing:
Here's how my gallery wall used to look:
Here's with the ledges added:
I love that I can switch out paintings and other art/objects without leaving a mess on the walls like this (just keeping it real :) ):