It was one of those days that make you want to clutch your finds to your chest and run to pay before someone jacks up the price or somebody else just plain jacks you and steals your treasures. That good. This is one of the reasons I wanted to start a blog, to be in the company of people who (hopefully) find rusted tins, vintage pins, hand carved wooden mushrooms and silly old buttons as thrilling as I do.
Can you believe it? Who made it? Who gave it up? How did I get so lucky? 10 cents! The little orange cup to the right is another thrift find, one shiny quarter plus another for the faux bois planter. I will one day actually plant the plants, and you know which kicks I’ll be sportin’! (keep reading…)
Check out the wooden spool, the amazing color combination. Will I ever be able to cut into this? Probably not. $1.00
If it says, “As is” chances are good it’s golden. 25 cents.
These are lovely and make me want to poke something, not repeatedly!
Miss Piggy for President! I’m down.
I love vintage kitchen tools. Anyone have any good ideas or examples of how to display them?
And these shoes aren’t vintage or particularly cool but they fit, they are green and I like to pretend I will garden one day.
I’m striving for the wonderful detail Melissa at Yummy Goods always captures in her photos. Check her out and tell her I sent ya!
Here are the fish I threw back:
This isn’t faux, just plain bois. Why the hammer?
This was the size of my arm.
Random quote from my 5 year old: “Wouldn’t it be funny if there were seeing eye lions for cavemen?”
These were his picks of the day:
Thrift stores RULE! If you think so, join the Flickr Group, Thrift Thursday!