Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday Finds

estate sale, junk shopping, baskets, old stamps, vintage books
Olive of Olive Out met me in Ridge Spring for lunch at Juniper and a casual bit of shopping last Friday.


A few things purchased by me.

Olive resisted all temptation and did not buy anything.




A few gifts from Olive who does not have a booth at the current time and is downsizing to my house.

I don't mind.

A rusty sifter, two pairs of baby shoes in their original boxes, and a box of red plastic sign letters.






At Ridge Antiques I found the cute two handle basket with its original cloth tag (Made In Poland) and a wicker lidded basket with a green insert.









Also at Ridge Antiques a whole basket of industrial stamps.














A great garden gate.


















And then this beauty was sitting on the sidewalk outside Stuff (my favorite junk shop).

A primitive red and chrome station bench.

Only needed a bit of wax.




I bought this large ironstone pitcher from Olive.

Going in the new kitchen. 












On the way home I stopped by Habitat's 50% off sale.

A cute collection of figurines.









Four oversized red Asian toile pillows.

















  
At an estate sale I found a huge collection of books.

Over fifty of them.

Many hymnals and poetry books.







A collection of vintage children's books.

I could not resist the tiny pair of sandals.

I know the guy who wore them way back in the fifties.

 



A lovely batik tablecloth and an aluminum pitcher. 



















Another thrift store.

A tower of baskets.




















A gold framed Madonna.

It's a definite keeper.

Right this moment I am in Ladson - just up the road from Charleston, SC - at the Vintage Market Fair.

We have not had these in the area before.

This year there are four within driving distance.

Including a sale one mile from the Riverfront Antique Mall.

Hope to find lots of goodies.


See y'all!







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9 comments:

  1. Great stuff as usual. I particularly like the Madonna picture and the rubber stamps.

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  2. You did great. I LOVE THE PITCHERS AND THE GATE. I have a thing for pitchers and have a large collection of them.

    The gate is wonderful. I love me some yard junk.

    Have a great weekend.

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  3. I'm curious about the basket of stamps. Fun find.
    Have a great day shopping!

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  4. You have the best finds each week! I do love that garden gate and that red bench!! Have fun today!

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  5. Love that red bench! It's pretty perfect, and that gate would look fabulous in someone's garden. Namely mine. I've been looking for something like that for ages.

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  6. Olive COULD have down-sized those baby shoes to MY house, and I wouldn't have minded at all!!!

    Katie and I both like the red bench, although we have no idea where it would go!

    The children's books are great. I like the one about the puppies and, of course, that Golden Book looks like a nice one.

    I also like the little pink basket, and I think I heard one of the cats call dibs on the big white round one.

    I hit my two favorite {and close} thrift stores yesterday. It had been about 3 weeks since I had visited them. I dragged Katie back to ReStore today to pile up on art. The guy kind of knows me. Yesterday, I noticed that the art work was on sale for 30% off. I mentioned that I saw a picture and told him that it would take more like 50% off. He told me to add another $100 of art work to my cart and we could talk. So, I dragged Katie in with me today. We didn't get as high as we had talked about, but we did get 4 pieces, I think it was, for half price. I never thought to negotiate at ReStore! I don't usually spend a whole lot, but I come in often enough to be noticed. It's nice to be noticed when it comes to thrift stores.

    Tomorrow, the beach! Have fun thriftin'!

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  7. I think the gate is my favorite! I hope you're having fun at the Vintage Market Fair...I'm so envious. LOL!

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  8. Madonna picture, garden gate, rusty sifter, and red bench are calling my name..."oh Florence, Florence, come get me!"

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