Lights and windows and restrooms – on my (go on, chant it – it’s got a pretty good flow!).
We’ve finally arrived! Feels sort of unbelievable. What a ride these last eight years! Though there’s still some clean-up to be done in the dock/grounds area and there’s a door or two off in the restrooms (working on it this morning!) and I haven’t priced everything yet (also will be working on that this morning) – Jubilee Furniture will be opening today at 1:00 p.m. in our very own building which is located at 730 East North Ave. in Carol Stream. The building is two blocks east of our old location. If you’re heading west on North Ave. you’ll have to make a U turn where you used to turn into our parking lot and then watch for our amazing signs! Here’s some additional information:
- Today – Friday, April 4th, and tomorrow – Saturday, April 5th, our normal hours (Friday 1 to 8 and Saturday 9 to 4)
- Thursday, April 10th, we’re adding store hours from 1 to 8
- So, as of Thursday, April 10th, Jubilee Furniture store hours will be Thursdays and Fridays from 1 to 8 and Saturdays from 9 to 4. Easy peasy!
- Another big change is our “holding” policy. Once something has been purchased you now have ONE WEEK FROM DATE OF PURCHASE to pick the item up. We have a much smaller dock area and simply do not have the space to hold furniture more than one week – unfortunately, we will not be making any exceptions
Okay – something good – more store hours and something not so good – shorter holding policy. But let’s get to the REALLY good stuff – which there is plenty of! For the last four weeks – all incoming donations have been going into our new building. What follows are some of those donations:
gorgeous trestle table from Room & Board retails for $1,295 – alas the two end pieces of wood trim are a fraction longer than the body of the table (wood in the center wasn’t dry when it was built and then it shrank?) – so needs some fixing. Still a beautiful piece of furniture – solid wood – priced $650
four wood chairs – excellent condition – priced $135 for all four
greenish sofa – chaise can be flipped to either end of the sofa (it’s magic!) – showing some wear and needs a spot or two cleaned – priced $125; lovely glass and brass square coffee table for – oops I forgot to write down the price – $55?
I love this vintage rocker – sits a little lower to the ground – priced $85
two nice swivel rockers – need some spots cleaned – priced $60 each
mini bar and wine holder – priced $95
this is a fabulous light green (perfect spring color – it is spring, right?) leather set. The chair and ottoman both need to be cleaned but the sofa and loveseat are in fantastic condition. Chair and ottoman are priced $145; sofa is $325; loveseat for $225; wonderful wood and glass coffee table is $30
great table with six chairs – all in really good condition – priced $245 for the set
oh my – amazing American Leather leather recliner with a mid-century vibe (either because it is from that era or was made to look like it – I’m not sure) – priced $295
light blue micro-suede sofa by Max Home – needs to be cleaned – priced $85
sweet side chair for $95
really cool half-moon desk and rolling chair (chair is missing one of the brass wheel covers) – desk is priced $295; desk chair for $95
gorgeous two piece secretary – priced $125
these are cool denim-like upholstered, wood and nail head trimmed chairs that sit lower to the ground than your average bear, I mean, chair – priced $125 each
gorgeous oriental style, brass trimmed secretary (in the second photo the writing desk is opened) by Thomasville – priced $275
two Walter E. Smithe side chairs in a muted minty green (very fresh!) priced $125 each
in between the minty Smithe side chairs is a very cool side table! The three drop leaves stay open with a twist of the base (it’s neat how it works) – priced $45
this is really a gorgeous wicker/rattan set (donor just moved to the area and didn’t have space) – two rattan sofas – priced $235 each; wicker chair and ottoman for $125; second matching wicker chair for $75 (there’s some blue fuzz – probably from a moving blanket – on the back corners of this chair)
two – one drawer – end tables or night stands – priced $45 each
sweet oak table with four chairs (seats are caned and all are in perfect shape) – priced $165
two oak one drawer end tables by Broyhill – priced $45 each
wonderful Bassett side chairs – some wear – priced $85 each; I am so in love with this cool round glass, brass and metal side table – so perfect! – priced $60
Henredon swivel chair – excellent condition – priced $145
fabulous one piece hutch – priced $225
I so hope you can stop in and see the new building for yourself, dear reader! Honestly, I can’t get over what some windows and good lighting can do to a space! Amazing!