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Monday, November 8, 2010

Saturday's Vintage and antique finds

I am in the habit now of getting up early Saturday morning and looking in the
paper for some yard sales. I scored way up there this past
Saturday in the vintage/antique department.
Yes, rhinestone parts of old vintage jewelry are all in pieces,
but non-the-less, can still be used for crafting.
This vintage compote will get changed up a bit.
I will probably use the crystals for other things.
I was extremely excited when I found this in perfect condition!
All five of these old frames, some are quite old,
and the sweet chair down below, which I need
to take to my wood man for fixing. After that I
will paint it in some really fun way.
The grand total for all of these items together is $17.00
which I think is a steal for sure! What do you think?
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ShEiLa said...

excellent shopping Michele.
Now I can't wait to see them all displayed after your magic touch.


Elaine said...

I love the antique jewelrey find and that chair is great.. No more sales around here until next year...too cold for them in Michigan

Anonymous said...

Beautiful,very romantic!!!

Anonymous said...

those are great finds and B.A.R.G.A.I.N.S....the best kind :D

Michele's Treasures, Teacups, and Tumbling Rose Cottage said...

Wow...what a stash! Good for you. ; )

Charlene said...

YOU SCORED BIG!!!!!!! I've been buying vintage rhinestone bling on EBay all week. Good for you! It's the perfect thing to play with. So glad I found you at my friend Margaret's (Frendh Bear) blog. ENJOY! Charlene

Jenny said...

WOW! Can I tell you my heart literally stopped for a moment when I saw those rhinestones! BEAUTIFUL! "SPARKLIESSSSS (said with glazed look and drool...) hehehe! Great ahul! Can't wait to finish up your YOE swap box!

Margaret Ritchie said...

I love the chair! (I like to collect them too...Hey, I'll should post about that, as well.) This one is way cool and very vintage!

Margaret Ritchie said...

By the way, your link didn't work on Rusty Rave Monday, can you try it again.

Little Messy Missy said...

I love the chair!!!

Beverly @ My Sew Sweet Studio said...

Great finds. Ohhh! I am jealous of your rhinestones and crystals.
I used to find old chairs, paint them and make cute cushions and sell them. Your chair will be great.

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Thank you for visiting and your kind words. I am a bling especially rhinestone lover, even in bits and pieces. I would have loved this find and the dish with the crystals!!! Yes, it was a good day! I still can't believe you have 8 kids!!! WOW.


Rose Garden Romantic said...

Your blog is beautiful and I love all your vintage finds! I really love the rhinestones! Thank you for your sweet comments on my blog. I'm so happy to have found yours!

Jane said...

Michelle, I just saw your comment on our White Christmas Tag Swap Flickr site. My computer's been out of order for a couple of weeks :(
Are you still interested in the swap? We have 19 but I think everyone's making 20 tags. I have one box here already so I can count those tomorrow & get back with you.

Michele said...

fabulous finds! i love it all. you must be happy as a clam. xo

Cheryl Carey Bass said...

Holy Shmackers, Michelle! You hit the motherlode and what a bargain, too! Good for you! I can't wait to see how you use these little gems! :)

CK Chai said...

wow, great find!

Linda said...

Wow. I was thinking you probably paid $20 for the compote alone! Good shopping, Michele!

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