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...
Linda

42 comments

  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!!~

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

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

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  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

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

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  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?!
    Warmly,
    Deb :)

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

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

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  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!
    xoxo,
    Kim

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  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!
    Jane

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

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

    Toodles,
    Renee ♥

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  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!

    Carol

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  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!

    Rondell

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

    Keep on Junkin'
    Jennifer

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

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

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

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  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

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  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!

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  21. Great finds, I love the little table.

    I'm a new follower after finding you today.

    June

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  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.

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  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

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  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!

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  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!!

    Debbie

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  26. JEALOUS!

    I'm.so.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.

    Now...you 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 :)))))

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  27. J'adore matelasse!!

    Love,
    Susan and Bentley
    xxoo

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  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

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  29. Still want that stand! I was honored to have received an award and am passing one on to you. Details here: http://answerischocolate.blogspot.com/2010/07/im-overhwhelmed.html

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

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

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  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.
    Debbie@houseatthelake

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  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!

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  34. LOVE that twig stand!

    Have a very safe and Happy Fourth of July!
    Hugs,
    Anne

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

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

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  37. What gorgeous treasures, especially your chippy table.

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  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

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  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!

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

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

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