Saturday, May 9, 2015

I Found Some Things!!

I actually have a post of some treasures I've found in the last week!!  The posts and the purchases are few and far between - a house can only hold so much stuff, can't it?  I'm being selective!!


Anyone that has been following my blog for a while, knows that I am always on the lookout for Vera scarves - my collection numbers 288 right now, I hope I can reach 300 by the end of the summer.  Last Friday I saw an unexpected yard sale, lo and behold, I found a Vera there - for 25 cents or was it 50 cents, whatever, it was a steal.  I was away last weekend and found the rest of these at a Salvation Army - always on the lookout!!



I've been looking for a nice jug for a while, spotted this one at Value Village the other day!



I wanted it to replace a Pyrex carafe that I had on this shelf, now I need to find another one to replace the green coffee pot!  It sure is hard to take a good picture when you're standing on a chair!!!





I hardly ever see these magazines at the thrift stores, they're so great to cut up for SMASHing, I bought every one - and got one for free!!



It's raining here today, I didn't go to any yard sales but there was an estate sale advertised, which we never have here, of course, I had to check it out!!!  I came out with a bag of goodies for $5.



It's worn, but we're of Scottish heritage and it'll be great in the game room!





I bought this little alarm clock because I received one for Christmas, in the 70's, as well, mine is beige and has one leg broken off, I knew I was going to get it for cheap, so I took it!  It still works!  And, I love the little note on the bottom, looks like that might have been a Toronto jeweller!


This is a real vintage Cootie game!  My kids had a Cootie game but it sure wasn't like this one, look at those little game pieces!



A mixed bag of game pieces to go in a jar!




There was a box of playing cards, I took them all, some of the illustrations are so cute!!  I can use them for SMASHing, or my newest thing - pocket letters, but that's a post for another day!!!




It was fun to poke around and actually find a few things, hope the fun continues!!  

10 comments:

  1. Lots of great things! I love the pitcher and your collection looks great.

    Linda

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  2. Great finds, but stop climbing on chairs for photos! I am enjoying your Instagrams, too. Linda@Wetcreek Blog

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  3. Nice finds! I was at a sale a couple weeks ago-- they had the same Cootie game for over ten bucks! Needless to say, I passed.

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  4. Oh my gosh, Jill. That floral pitcher is amazing! It looks to be in such good condition too. I never seen those at the thrifts. What an amazing score!

    Happy Mothers Day!

    Erica

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  5. You got some great stuff! Love the Vera scarves and that Cootie game takes me back....waaaay back.... LOL!

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  6. Love that pitcher. It is one I have not seen. The cards are a lot of fun. I've been starting to pick of different bits of ephemera and selling it on IG. Cute and kitschy seems to sell well!

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  7. Wow! You hit the JACKPOT!

    M :)

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  8. That jug will certainly come in handy for iced tea and lemonade on these warmer days (finally - yay!).

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  9. You always spot the greatest things at sales! I want to tag along with you! lol..

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