I Want This

Heritage Henredon table.

I have a full-blown, unrequited furniture crush!

A couple of weeks ago I saw this sweet 1956 Heritage Henredon table for auction on eBay. It wound up selling for $360, and that’s too much money for me to spend on something I really have absolutely no use for. It is absolutely gorgeous, though, and I cant stop thinking about it! I actually dreamt about it last night (and fell out of bed twice?)—that it was sitting in the back room of our house, the room that’s still unrenovated. In my dream, the room was painted white from top to bottom (including the floor), and nothing was in it other than this table.

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15 Comments

  • Reply carlene March 10, 2008 at 8:20 pm

    That is gorgeous! Now, that’s my kind of dream.

  • Reply Jennifer March 10, 2008 at 10:19 pm

    That is a wonderful dream… and a wonderful table.

  • Reply Elisabeth March 11, 2008 at 2:06 am

    Such nice pieces of wood!

  • Reply Niamh March 11, 2008 at 6:45 am

    Ha thats exactly what I’m like when I get a piece of furniture/wallpaper/paint anything interiors related infact in my head. It’s all I can think about! It is a beauty ; )

  • Reply Adam March 11, 2008 at 7:26 am

    That is a beautiful table. And an interesting dream.

  • Reply Jessica March 11, 2008 at 12:00 pm

    this legs are beautiful!!

  • Reply Julie March 11, 2008 at 12:27 pm

    Like a lacquer glossy white? That’s really funny that it was in your dream. I thought me and Kath were the only crazies that happened to. It’s a really stunning table though!

  • Reply joanna goddard March 11, 2008 at 1:05 pm

    it’s soooo beautiful. funny that you fell out of bed. i fell out of a bunk bed in college. so embarassing!

  • Reply Anna at D16 March 11, 2008 at 1:18 pm

    I didn’t actually fall out of bed, Joanna! It was a reference to this (which, in turn, is a reference to this)…

  • Reply Lauren March 11, 2008 at 2:49 pm

    reading your blog is like getting a furniture history lesson. i totally love it.

  • Reply lsaspacey March 12, 2008 at 10:53 pm

    Totally got the Smiths reference!

  • Reply Corey March 13, 2008 at 9:09 am

    Now you have me crushing on that table too.

  • Reply Barry A. Smith March 14, 2008 at 4:58 pm

    You’re funny. I have the same condition. Your blog is nice. I’ll be back.

    P.S. I love your ad free pledge.

  • Reply jana March 16, 2008 at 8:19 am

    I like the table, I think a nice little chair would look good by it (in your white room).
    That film seems great!

  • Reply RachelD March 28, 2008 at 9:06 pm

    I too was obsessed with that table. The lines are amazing! I bookmarked the auction and visited back, hoping just maybe….

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