Friday, March 25, 2016

Ultimate Easter Basket Find!

Well Happy Easter everyone!  And in that spirit, I want to share with you my latest thrifting find.  I found this cute wicker Easter Egg at Goodwill last weekend.  I think I only paid about $1.50 for it.  It is adorable and fun.  Here's some photos of it.......

Isn't it just the cutest thing?

Gotta love the handles!

An aerial

Even the inside looks great!

So now, I'll have to dress this basket up for Easter.   I'll be filling it up with Easter grass, jelly beans and chocolate eggs when I get it home today!

Happy Spring & Easter you all!

Do you have a special holiday thrifting treasure you'd like to share?  Pls leave a comment.

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Yesterday I was out an about and had to make my rounds at the thrift shops.  My all time favorite is Goodwill and I wanted to share the treasure I picked up there shopping!

Look at this beauty.  Just love trays and especially the tole painted ones.  It's a little chipped here and there, but oh, its so beautiful!

And look at that price!  Can't beat it!

It is adorned with gorgeous roses.......

And smiling Daisies......

More dazzeling Roses.......

Oh, and those elegant Hydrangeas............

And have to have the sultry Iris........

Let's not forget the ever promising Rose Bud too......

This tray will be perfect for serving drinks on.........

It even has handles for carrying!

The Wikipedia definition of tole, from the French term,  tôle peinteis painted sheet metal.  And it is definately the most pretty piece of sheet metal that I have seen in a long time.  Makes me want to have a cup of tea or a glass of wine.  The wine sounds better!

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Friday, January 22, 2016

Hey All.........I haven't blogged in a while...........been super busy at my shop and with my family.  But I thought I'd share a great book with you all on this cold snowy day.  Yes, we are expecting snow in Georgia today!

VINTAGE is one of my favorite books, because as you must have figured out, is set in a vintage dress/accessories shop in Madison, Wisconsin.  The name of the shop is Hourglass Vintage and the owner Violet Turner, take you on a tour of owning a shop like this.  You her follow along on the daily adventures of shopping for vintage items and engaging customers.

It's a great read for a snowy day, while you are curled up on the couch with a hot cup of tea.  You'll be warmed by the friendships and bonds made with her new employee, April, and a dear customer, Amithi.  April is pregnant when she begins to help Violet at her shop, hoping to bring the bookkeeping methods up to date and to computerize everything for the shop.  And Amithi is a favorite customer of Violet's, who is betrayed by her husband.  She begins selling her Indian clothing items to the Vintage Hourglass shop, in an effort to leave her past life behind.  Violet pleasantly discovers that Amithi is a fabulous seamstress, which comes in handy at the shop.

This is a must read for anyone interested in vintage clothing, vintage shops, flea markets, etc.  It is very heartwarming and such a great book to enjoy!

Please share your favorite book with you have a favorite?