Fun Finds...

We've had a lot of rain here lately, but I still managed to get to a few yard sales and visited a couple of thrift stores, too!  Since I've retired from selling,  I am pickier about what I am buying...but there are always a few treasures with my name on them!
I love finding wonderful old linens...




I found a pretty transferware sugar bowl and 
a couple of chopping boards...



I love the remnants of old advertising...


I found some lovely old bottles and buttons...



A couple of angels and a jewelry casket went home with me, too.


And you know I love a beautiful basket!  
This big one has such a wonderful shape...


An old tin litho tray caught my eye...it is actually 
a very deep blue-black color...


This old vase is Japanese and is about a foot high...


Finally...I found some vintage wooden utensils...


Such a fun way to spend a day!
I'm looking forward to hearing about 
some of your treasures this week!

Until next time...


33 comments

  1. I did not realize that you are not going to sell treasures anymore!! Are you having a "SALE"??? I think my house would be A LOT neater/cleaner and less of a mess if I stopped selling...hmmm...
    You found great treasures, as always! Happy Friday.
    warmly,
    deb
    p.s. I tired of the rain too! I need sunshine!

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  2. Wowee, that was a really
    fruitful day of sales and thrifting!
    All gorgeous finds and all very
    LINDA : ) Imagine you'll find a
    place for many of these lovelies
    when you feather your retirement
    nest ~ it's going to be beautiful!

    Gloomy day today, but cozy. Of
    course it's going to be freezing
    tomorrow for pics before my son's
    school prom : / Spring in MN!

    Happy Weekend,
    xo Suzanne

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  3. Linda, I love ALL of your finds! The lace on those linens is exquisite! The transferware and the buttons, oh my! Blessings, Cecilia

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  4. Gosh Linda, now I want to go junking. LOL. I love the neat things you found. I was thinking of matchbooks and yardsticks last week. How everyone advertised on them and would give them away. Funny. Blessings for a fun weekend, xoxo, Susie

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  5. Thank you for the inspiration. You found some wonderful old treasures!!

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  6. The linens got my heart rate going! And the sugar bowl. Love acorn motifs! You found some wonderful stuff.

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  7. wow, you have a good eye for treasure-hunting! real treats here and it inspires me to look a little slower when thrift-shopping.

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  8. Great finds!! So you aren't selling any longer? Did I miss something? Anyway, I love your finds.
    hugs,
    Linda

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  9. Oh, those linens - I'm in love!! I have some vintage linens that I bought years ago and they are starting to fall apart from use....time to replace them!

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  10. Great finds! I always love pretty old linens. So you've shut down your Etsy shops?
    Brenda

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  11. Wow! So many great finds! Love the basket, buttons, and linens.

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  12. Great finds! Love that basket.

    Judy

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  13. You made a good haul, Linda.
    The transferware and the basket really caught my eye!

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  14. How fun! I'm going to try to hit some garage sales this year. You and so many others find wonderful things on your hunts.

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  15. What a fun eclectic mix! We've had rain for weeks so no saling for me but when I go I always look for vintage bottles :D

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  16. Wonderful finds, Linda! It sure looks like you had a great day.
    Have a lovely weekend! :)

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  17. I loved seeing your wonderful finds, Linda. You have such a good eye! The vintage linens and buttons are beautiful, and the basket is so unusual. Happy weekend.
    Helen xox

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  18. Linda, lots of great finds! I am partial to old linens, buttons and baskets!

    xo Dianne

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  19. I love the pretty old linens with the crocheted lace edgings and the transferware sugar bowl, Linda. And that basket is a great find, too! You've got a great eye for finding treasures!

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  20. You get such great finds. I found a few bottles like that in our garden and love them.

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  21. Retired from selling?!?! Nice finds, anyways!

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  22. *sigh* such great finds. Love those towels and the basket!

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  23. I love you yard sale find...and I haven't attended one this year? But I need to get out there. Being a basket girl myself I love the basket...

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  24. I love almost all of your lovely items! I was recently at an antiques fair and picked up a picnic basket with lids on either side, similar in colour to your basket. Can't wait for summer and warmer weather to use it! Love that towel with the crocheted edging, that's really beautiful and I'm coveting that delightful little sugar bowl as well! Have a great week. Sharon

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  25. WOW your on a roll Linda! Such great finds

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  26. I rarely head to the city to sales, but noticed tomorrow is Richfield as well as Bloomington city wide. Contemplating it so I can beat you to the good stuff!

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  27. I'm always amazed at all of the wonderful treasures you find, Linda! I love the vintage linens! The trim is so pretty. And that basket is awesome! I stopped at my first garage sale of the season today, managed to find a pretty picture frame and large frame. Oh, I love your cutting boards, too!

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  28. I do love seeing what you take home with you!

    Favourite? Today I think it is the wooden utensils :)

    Hope you have a lovely weekend

    Karen x

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