Okay, so this post will be FULL OF PHOTOS today. There are lots of yardsale finds to tell you about. I've learned to be a bit more judicious in my spending when shopping at yardsales ;) :) So here's my latest round of goodies...
It's actually kind of funny how I purchased this. When I bought the two Japanese teacups (pictures to follow later in this post), I needed something to cushion them, so they w ouldn't get scratched or chipped. It just so happened that there was a set of four doilies, one cream Battenburg and the three hand-crocheted white d oilies. They were originally priced at $2 EACH...but the guy said that was too much and gave all four to me for $2. That's a good deal. When you break it down, it comes to $0.50 per doilie. These are the real deal and hand-made. I do use them in my house to line plates in the cabinet. It keeps the plates nice and scratch free.
Did I mention how much I LOVE Battenburg lace? It's just the right mix of vintage, country, romantic charm. So whenever I see Battenburg lace at a yardsale, I buy it up quick. This set was purchased at a local church yard sale.
THIS IS A SWEET, VINTAGE LOOKING "PIGGY BANK". IT HAS A SL IT ON THE LID, WH ERE YOU CAN DROP IN COINS. I'VE ALREADY STARTED PU TTING MONEY IN THERE. ISN'T IT JUST SO MUCH FUN? THIS WAS ONLY $0.25
CLICK HERE TO VIEW YESTERDAY'S POST. I TALK A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT HOW I'M GOING TO REPAINT THIS CURIO CABINET :)
A VINTAGE TRIPLE-SCREEN FLOUR SIFTER THAT IS IN PERFECT WORKING ORDER. IT WAS ONLY $0.50. OTHER THAN SOME OBVIOUS WEAR AND TEAR ON THE OUTSIDE, IT'S PERFECT. I'LL PROBABLY ACTUALLY USE T HIS ONE FOR BAKING OR FOR DISPLAY....OR BOTH :)
AN OLD GLASS BOTTLE THAT LOOKS VINTAGE CHIC. I'LL DECORATE THIS AND PUT IT ON MY BOOKSHELF FOR DISPLAY. IT WAS $0.50.
Those are my vintage finds for the last two weeks. Aren't they great? I have been more careful to buy things I know that I' ll actually use this time :) :) It's so much FUN looking for hidden treasures :) :) All total, I spent $12.25 for everything. That's a great bargain for all the practical beauty that has just graced my home :) :)
This is what's on my mind today. If you'd like to participate, feel free to visit Rhonda over at Down to Earth. She's a lovely lady from Australia. Her blog is full of recipes, tips, craft projects...life stories. It's really a delight to visit.
That's the news from Oregon today. Love and hugs, Heather :)