Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Thrifted Treasures From This Weekend!

Here are the rest of the goodies from various yard sales this past weekend. I didn't have much time to shop, but managed to cram a few sales in on Saturday :) In the first pic, I found a set of old canisters that will be perfect in our kitchen. They are in need of a good cleaning, the lids are a bit hard to get off, but will have the hubby go to work on them. The set was $3.00.


I found a bunch of pieces of vintage satiny gold pleated fabric edging. I have no idea what I will do with them yet, but brought them home anyway. They were 25 cents for the bag. Below is a tattered old quilted potholder - I love the sweet fabrics they used to make it! 10 cents for the potholder.


I love this old shelf edging stuff, this is an old roll of Con-Tact Pleated Trim, in an aqua speckled design, originally priced at 7 feet for 49 cents. I got the roll for 25 cents.

I was "tickled pink" to find this large mixing bowl, it is gorgeous and I love the pastel colors used on it. It has a raised design of flowers and leaves on the pink background. It is in need of a deep cleaning, it has grungy junk stuck in the little ridges of the bowl rim. (Another cleaning job for the hubby...hee hee :) The bowl was $1.50.

This was so cool to find!!! A vintage 45 record holder, it is called a "45 Junior", the enamel paint on it is in great condition. I am not going to use it to hold records, but maybe a letter holder or something like that. This treasure was only $1.00!

One of the many things I love to collect is old advertising and packages, I couldn't believe when I found these at the first yard sale. A package of "Pulvex Dog Flea Soap", and a tiny box called "Save On Stockings", you are supposed to rub it on hosiery to prevent holes. Neither of these products have ever been opened! 10 cents for each of them.




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17 comments:

MaryB said...

Wow! What a haul you got, I wanna follow you around. I especially like the pink bowl, how cute is that.

norththreads said...

Where do you find this stuff????!!!!!! Amazing!!!

Amy said...

Oh how lovely? I 2nd that question, where did you find it all?

VaxGirl said...

I remember that edging! My mom used to put in on our kitchen shelves. I also had one of those record holders too. I wonder what that stuff for your stockings is made of. Great finds!

jungle dream pagoda said...

I cannot even believe the goodies you find,and at the prices you pay!I like it all,but especially the potholder and the 45 holder,WOW !!!

Monica said...

wow you find the best stuff at the best prices!

you can put the edging on the kitchen shelves or the linen closet too! I have seen them there!

That 45 holder is great!

Miz Smoochie Lips said...

You are the queen of thrifting!!

I think we all wanna stalk you on your thrifting days. LOL!

I've been missing you!! I want to come over and listen to some ol' 45s, eat cherries from your pretty bowl, wrap myself up in some vinyl shelving ruffles and look in all your cupboards and drawers. Can I? Hehhehe

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

Oh that bowl!!!!

linda t said...

Why has it taken so long for me to find you!
LOVE your blog... your blog name... your pics... and your awesome finds!!!
Love the record holder! Love the pink bowl!
My goodness! You scored big-time!
I'll be back to read all your past posts for sure!!!

Rebecca said...

You always find the neatest stuff! I may have to try to make a quilted potholder like that, such a neat idea! Oh and I LOVE the gold trim.

Dolly @ From my CHERRY heart said...

I am loving your blog!

Please come and decorate my kitchen! :-)

What fun goodies you find!

I have tagged you.....
Come and read my blog to get more information!http://frommycherryheart.blogspot.com/


Hugz, Dolly

Susan said...

Great finds! (I have the same canisters with the nasturtiums on them. I seem to have amassed a small nasturtium collection; along with ther canisters, I have matching juice glasses and a pitcher, a sifter and a lovely tea towel. Plus they are one of my favorite flowers and so easy to grow from seed in the garden.)

jungle dream pagoda said...

Hey !!! Where are you? Come back!!!

Sarah and Jack said...

How cute are those canisters? I love them.

Vintage Hunter said...

Hi, I just came across your blog. Love your finds! That canister set is awesome!

sweetheartville said...

I just found your blog and I love it, only, where are you now? I'd love for you to come back. I want to see more of your great finds!

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