Fun Finds...

I've been able to go to a few garage sales this week...usually I buy mostly for my vintage resale business, but this week I've had a lot of fun buying things I plan to use myself!  I found the great chippy twig stand for just $1.00!  It will be nice in the porch we are remodeling!  At the same sale, they were selling a large lot of fabulous matelasse, including this wonderful old spread...

There was also a newer king spread, two twins, four Euro shams and three standard shams...

I was thrilled with this and bought the entire lot of old and new pieces for $20!  I have some projects planned for some of the pieces, other pieces will be used in bedrooms!
I also found two white lamps (think I'll replace or re-do the shades) that will go on bedside tables...

Another great find this week was this lot of three spatterware Texas Ware bowls in a wonderful light blue color...I paid $2.00 for all three!

I can't wait to curl up in the porch and read these books I found...

I had so much fun shopping this week!  Don't you just love garage sales and thrift stores?

I am linking to Debbiedoos Garage Salen Party

Until next time...


  1. Yes I do love them Linda!!~ I am really loving that chippy table for a buck...and the lamps...those are great for my upcoming before and after party...thanks so much for joining in on the party. FUN FINDS!!~

  2. You found some great stuff. Love the matelasse.

  3. WoW! What a precious really found some neat things! I love the matelasse!

  4. Wow!!! I love the little chippy table and the bedspreads...WHAT a deal. Yes, those will be great books to read... I need to go shopping with you, but we might start to wrestle, since we like the same things! Lezlee

  5. yes I LOVE garage sales!! very nice things you got!!

  6. OH YES....You KNOW I LOVE GARAGE sales :)
    Nice finds and have fun reading those books :)
    Happy 4th too!!
    I hope it doesn't get as H&H as they say...Is the Elko market this weekend?!
    Deb :)

  7. Great finds, I'm crazy about those old bed linens!

  8. You found some wonderful treasures. I love that table!

  9. Oh Linda! Those are all such incredible finds! Hard to say which is my favorite, but I'm seriously partial to that chippy twig stand! Also love those books. Enjoy!

  10. I do love garage sales and thrift stores. I stopped at one garage sale today while I was on my way to one of my work accounts. Nothing too exciting but one chippy old oval frame for $2.00. It needs a little TLC but will make a good memo board or blackboard.
    I love the matelasse that you found and that twig stand was very cute. Great finds!

  11. You come across the best finds! Do you ever find Fiesta ware? The shipping on ebay is ridiculous.

  12. Ooh I love your blog I just found it by chance! Looks like you got some great finds! I ♥ the bowls :)

    Renee ♥

  13. I have a resale business also, alway's the dilema...keep it or sell it ha! I love all linen! If you get a chance stop over at my garage salen find!


  14. Love the maltesse items, I bought a queen size one for $30.00, you sure got a deal all for 20.00!!!

    Love the table too!

    Happy 4th!


  15. You scored big time girlfriend!!! Love the bowls!!!

    Keep on Junkin'

  16. What a score. Some days are sooo good and you sure had one.

  17. Love all the linens - very sentimental finds. Your doggies are so cute, BTW, and I am a cat lover. (:

  18. WOW! I love every single one of your finds! OH! Those books!

  19. Yup, ya gotta love a good garage sale~I know I do!! You sure got some great deals!! My faves are the chippy twig table and the bowls! I've sold quite a few of those in my day! Did you say porch re-model? Oh, I can't wait for pics of that!! Love, Julie

  20. Oh my goodness, that is some chippy paint on that cute table! And what a great buy on those Rachael Ray, uh, I mean, Texas Ware bowls!

  21. Great finds, I love the little table.

    I'm a new follower after finding you today.


  22. My car automatically stops at garage sales. LOL The chippy table was a nice find for $1 but the linens were a fabulous deal.

  23. Oh fun!! Lovely finds, I like them all. I don't mind the shades either. But my favourite is the little table, super sweet. Hope you have a great weekend! xo

  24. Love your chippy stand. It's fabulous! How could you go wrong w/that one! What a deal! Also the spread are quite a barain too! Great finds! Happy 4th!

  25. Love all of your great finds!!
    I really like your Texas ware bowls!! I had a large pink one that I love but I dropped it one day and it cracked!! Boo Hoo!!


  26. JEALOUS!


    okay. can I come over? I promise to help you CUT UP those quilts and we can make something really cool and beautiful with them!!!
    Pa-lease??? ;)
    I can't wait to see what you do with them. stole those bowls. Stole them. do you feel guilty? you should! hahahaha

    Girl, this was some great finds.
    I hope you are still curled up reading those wonderful books. Hope you are FULL of inspiration now :)

    Have a wonderful weekend Linda and a Happy 4th :)))))

  27. J'adore matelasse!!

    Susan and Bentley

  28. I am drooling over that matelasse. Man it is amazing. LUCKY YOU! Isn't it grand to score big? Have a great 4th! Charlene

  29. Still want that stand! I was honored to have received an award and am passing one on to you. Details here:

  30. What great finds! I would love to find some matelasse like this.

  31. I love that table. All of your treasures are awesome.

  32. Hi Linda! What great finds! I LOVE going junking, and garage sale shopping. Your blog is so neat with all the vintage treasures you have.
    I'm glad you stopped by so I could come over for a visit. I'll be following to see what you do with the table.

  33. Oh yes I do! Great finds for yourself. Can't wait to see what you make out of the bedspreads.
    Happy 4th to you and your family!

  34. LOVE that twig stand!

    Have a very safe and Happy Fourth of July!

  35. Looks like you had a great shopping week! Love the chippy white sweet!!!

  36. Wow! Love your did good. The White Victoria book is one of my favorites to look at.
    ~Amy @ thepineappleroom

  37. What gorgeous treasures, especially your chippy table.

  38. Wowsy! Love the linens and the books and the chippy table. Isn't is wonderful (for us) that people actually want to get rid of these items!!?
    Hugs N Herbal Blessings, Mandy

  39. I am new to thrifting and yes I do love it. The hunt is half the fun.

    I found some great items this week and it looks like you had a great hunt yourself!

  40. The chippy stand is to die for!!! And only a buck? still my heart!!! Thanks for sharing

  41. great finds!
    I love that stand! $1.00 !? fabulous deal!


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