Thursday, January 27, 2011

I can never get enough....

Thrifting for treasures!!!  So this past Saturday I sent the Hubby out sledding with our girlies.  While they hit the hill, I hit the junk store in our town.

This weekend I found.....
...a great vintage metal 3-shelf cart (on wheelies).  It needs some scrubbing & painting.  It was only $5...I couldn't say no to that!


I added to the little creature collection!  At .10 ea I couldn't leave without them!  Found them in the depths of a box, among some broken figurines.  The little brown owl is of a wood composite.

These vintage glass wares will go in my shop.


I found two pictures this weekend.  This one & another.  They are both going on the living room walls!

I found these 3 60's craft magazines.  They were only .25 each & quite unique.  I'll list these on etsy also.  Can you see the one with the gold Christmas tree on it?  It's made of tin cans!!










I'm a sucker for vintage linens.  This gold yellow flat sheet was all plain, except the beautiful flower & scroll work on the top edge!  (.99 score!)

I leave you with these pics....

The hubs in a vintage hat I found for under a 1.00 & the oldest girly modeling the vintage fur hat that was too small for her daddy!
Oh, peeps, I got so much more!  There is a beautiful vintage leather purse (made in Italy), some books for the girlies (since we are on a toy freeze after Christmas).  Some vintage Christmas decorations I picked up @ a consignment store for 95% off!!  
I don't need to tell you how much fun it is to find treasures such as these!  I'm still coming down from my high!  Wheee.....

9 comments:

  1. YAY, great stuff! Love the rolling cart. I'm after one of those myself... in yellow... still searching!

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  2. You find such great stuff!
    So jealous! hehe Our thrift stores don't ever have anything worth while it seems!

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  3. Kendra, I'm beginning to like the Junk Shops better. Places where I have to dig around...it's less $$ than GW & quite fun looking through all the crazy nooks & crannies!

    ILoveCollecting...I haven't decided what color I want to paint this cart yet. Choices would be apple green or yellow or a glossy while w/ maybe a colorful tray on top! hmmmm

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  4. my husband has a few hats like that and its amazing the price you got it for!
    those hats are expensive.

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  5. I got one of those vintage carts at an estate sale last week and had plans to paint it...but at the last minute I changed my mind and left it green. I LOVE it. So I vote for GREEN.

    Tiffany

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  6. Hi Cry! That is the 3rd hat like that I've found for him,@ .99 each! Blue plaid one from American Eagle was the 1st!! Wheee! I should do a post of him w/ his hats. :)

    Tiffany, I really like the apple green idea--it goes the best w/ the rest of my decor! Just waiting for warm weather, as painting in mid- Michigan winter isn't so great!! Lots of spring painting projects @ my house. :)

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  7. My mom had those pink blue and white kitchen aids glasses. I got them from her years ago, but because I believe in using, not just collecting and storing, they all broke over the years. I think they were pretty fragile. I miss them, but no regrets as I enjoyed them immensely.

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  8. Ohhhh! Wilma, I have some handmade kitchen towels that have the same kitchen aids & colors as that glass. I'm selling them as a group in my etsy shop!

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  9. I'm loving the vintage fabric - what are you going to do with it?

    Jealous about hubby's hat. My own really wanted one for so long and had to resort to getting one from M&S - so sad!
    Eddie

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