A Few Spring Fun Finds...and Still Time To Enter The Giveaway...

I had a few fun thrift store finds this week, that are inspiring me for some spring decorating!  This little alabaster urn is so sweet...such beautiful veining...

and it's perfect for holding this little bird's nest...

I love this old green transferware plate from Wedgwood!  Damaged, but so decorative, for the touch of green I want to add to my hutch this spring!

I always love finding vintage hangers...

They make such fun displays for photos and prints...like these eggs...

Finally, there was this charming Pewter cream and sugar from Holland... so pretty!

If you missed my last post, I have a GREAT GIVEAWAY going on right now!  Click HERE to enter!  I'll also put a link at the top of my sidebar!  The giveaway ends Thursday March 3rd, 10 PM CST.

I am joining A La Carte's Junkin Finds Friday
My Cottage Charm's Treasures and Trinkets Thursday
and Common Ground's Vintage Inspiration Friday

Until next time...


  1. Hi Linda! I just entered your fabulous giveaway! I wanted to come back and tell you... love the alabaster urn, it looks so sweet wth the nest of eggs in it! have a great weekend! xoxo

  2. Looks like I need to get caught up on your posts! I love that green plate and the urn is lovely with the birds nest!

  3. Wonderful finds! That alabaster urn is beautiful and the birds nest in it is perfect. Love the green transferware plate...don't see green very often, great find. Thanks for joining JFF this week! hugs, Linda

  4. Hi Linda - love the green plate and the way you have made use of the hangers - brilliant!

  5. Hi Linda!

    Oh, you found some great treasures.Love the alabaster urn and how you've used the vintage hangers to display prints. Very clever!

    Happy Saturday! xx

  6. I love that platter, chips and all!

  7. I'm loving all your finds; the alabaster urn is sweet with nest and eggs. Beautiful post.

  8. I've already entered your giveaway (and my fingers and toes are still crossed), but I wanted to know if that Rusty Sun that is on NOVICA's site page is available someplace in their store? I couldn't find it and both my husband & I love it!

    AND, I have those same pants hangers. They were my Dad's and I just couldn't throw them out when he died. I like what you have hanging from yours!

    Lovely post as always and I hope your weekend is going well.

  9. Hi Linda!
    I love that urn!!! The eggs and nest look so great in it!
    I have those hangers and I never thought of displaying things with them that way!!
    I love your new banner by the way!

  10. I love that alabaster urn!! And the way you hung the egg plates ~ I have some of those and the hangers so I may have to copy!

  11. I started a
    collection of
    transferware a
    few years ago,
    but have not
    come across GREEN!
    It's so pretty,
    Linda! Great finds,
    as always : )
    xx Suzanne
    PS: Can you believe
    it's snowing....again?!

  12. Linda,
    The urn is beautiful. The lines and the veining are lovely.
    The plate is a wonderful shade of green!
    Just found out I have vintage hangers! (well, my dad did give them to me about 25 years ago...so I should have known!)

  13. Wow, your alabaster urn is gorgeous. Great find on the green transferware plate. Sounds like you're ready for spring!

  14. Linda,
    I have been and still am in Arkansas, and cant wait to catch up on your posts!
    I see you were ill awhile back. I hope you are 100% again!
    Is it spring there YET????
    I will catch up on your blog and leave comments much more often when we return from our cabin shortly.
    Happy soon to be spring!

  15. Well, this is a yummy post. I'm enjoying how wonderful your new urn looks, and the layout of all your pictures. That textile peeking thru reminds me of the night I checked in on you and my server kept acting up whenever I tried to leave a comment. I was looking over your new guest room office, which i LOVE, when that Arts & Crafts runner at the end of the bed nearly made me cry it's so very very pretty and unusual. You keep the most distinctive things, and I really enjoy your vintage style. i like too many different things, but your collections seem so full of integrity to your taste.

  16. Hi Linda,
    The urn does have great lines in it and the nest looks great in it.
    Have a great week..off to sun, sand and beach, tomorrow..

  17. Linda,
    I gasped with love at the egg paper!! Love your spring theme finds...can't wait to get out and find some of my own!

  18. Gorgeous urn Linda and I love the little nest sitting in there...looks very spring-like! ~Deb~

  19. Hey sweet lady! :) You found some GREAT stuff...love the urn! (and of course, the eggs and egg paper) so sweet.
    Thanks for linking up to my party..you make me smile. :)

    Missy :)

  20. Hello Linda
    Your Spring Collection is Gorgeous! I Love the Urn and Nest! You have Inspired Me!Still Working on Creative Storage for my Studio... After that I get to Play!
    Stay warm! The High here today was 18 degrees!

  21. You found some fabulous thing also!! I just love to find thrift things!!

  22. I love your Spring filled Urn. Looks so pretty, as does your pictures. I am excited about your giveaway, I think it is a cool one!

  23. The green transferware, egg print, alabaster urn, and all the elements are just so Springy. How fun to hang prints from those pants hangers! Thanks so much for joining in on VIF!

  24. Love what you found! Anything alabaster is lovely and I have matching transferware plates like your green one only in red and black. Have a great Sunday. Mimi

  25. You always have great finds! Love that green transferware; how perfect for spring! I love those old hangers for hanging pics. I've been on the lookout for them also.
    Have a great Sunday!
    ~ Julie

  26. Hi Linda,
    Oh my gosh, I love everything!!! And I love that plate...it's gorgeous--I love Wedgewood!

  27. Let's see what do I like best? ALL OF IT!!! You did good girl. Perfect Easter displays, not too cutesy...
    Hugs from Florida~KarenSue(Ann's friend)

  28. What great finds-I LOVE that urn! I'll be back to see past posts!

  29. linda, the urn is stunning! I can't believe the things you find!!

  30. Linda,uhh that alabaster urn- are so wonderfull-and so are the green plates,too--you have had luck, again, dear.

  31. You always find the best treasures, Linda! I love nests, they really say "spring" to me! And whenever I see vintage wooden hangers at thrift stores, I think of you:)

  32. Great goodies!! I have been loving pewter recently. Just saw a collection of it in an antique mall and almost bought some small pewter plates.

  33. Hi Linda,
    Wow! You found some great stuff! I adore that little alabaster urn, that is so gorgeous!
    Have a lovely day.
    Hugs, Cindy

  34. Thank you so much for visiting me the other day...your blog is so beautiful....I love all your treasures. I do love those hangers...I have a few hanging around with fun things clipped into them.

    Sending you some MONDAY hugs. xo

  35. Hi Linda!
    That sweet little alabaster urn was a great find! You're right the veining is fab. And the wedgwood plate is wonderful too.
    I have a few of the old pants hangers like that and never thought to use them in that way. Thanks for the inspiration! Vanna

  36. Hi Linda,
    I always enjoy seeing what you find on your thrifting adventures. It's always stuff that I would pick up too!!
    Your pictures are very pretty and I love the pics in your header photo too.

  37. What wonderful treasures you found. That urn is gorgeous and I love the green transferware. I have several large green bowls that were my aunt's.

  38. I just love your finds. The urn is gorgeous and the hangers are such a great idea for display.

  39. Hi Linda, The alabaster urn is fabulous!! I love the little nest and eggs and the creative way you hung the prints.

  40. love those hangers, that green plate, and cool nest, and what a lovely urn...When I got my FMS mag...I was like yea, Bachman house...so love with you get to visit and take pics of that place! Lezlee

  41. The alabaster urn is gorgeous! It is perfect for the sweet little bird's nest. I also love the green transferware plate. Wow, you found wonderful treasures. Enjoy!

  42. I am so ready for Spring!!

    Happy Wednesday!! I am blog hopping today and decided to stop by your blog.

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    Have a blessed Wednesday!! :0)

  43. Linda, another person with Midwest nice. It was great to meet Deb. Your pictures are gorgeous and i would love that urn. Next time I get to Mpls. we are all having to get together!


  44. What a gorgeous blog! I see lots of my favorite things. I cannot find the FS Magazine anywhere around here. I am so bummed!
    Dying to see it.
    Will be back later to really look!


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