Saturday, March 15, 2014

Sweet Saturday With the Sister!

Happy Saturday friends! 
I am sharing a few things I thrifted on my trip to town with my sister and nephew today. We had to hit up the Hospice Attic and we both found some great deals. We had a nice lunch and did a little shopping at TJ Maxx and Bath & Body Works as well. and finished out day with grocery shopping. 
At the Attic,  I was so excited to find this wrought iron piece for $1.99! It is really large and perfect for the look I am going for. I am having fun finding pieces here and there that will help me achieve the look I want and one day, it's all going to come together! For now, I placed this on top of the shelf above the buffet.


I am loving it!!!


Yesterday on my way home from work, I stopped at a little house up the road that a local, retired lady has turned into a vintage boutique place. She is open one or two weekends a month during good weather. I found this adorable little side table. It is made so well, from really nice wood and is in great shape. I just had to have it as it also fits perfectly with the style I am going for. I can't decide whether to paint it or leave it be. I really love the way it looks now, but I can also see it painted white and distressed so some of the wood shows through. What do you think? I gave a little more for this than I normally give for things, but I loved it so! It was $10.


Look at those legs...so pretty!


I also paid a little more for this mirror than normal as well, but it is stunning! It's pretty large...around 22 x 18 inches. I paid $8 for it. It is definitely getting a paint job though. I will probably use it in my bedroom when I redecorate it. I already have a plan in mind...:)


I found a few goodies for my craft room. A hoop for $0.79, 8 little wooden hearts for $0.25 each and a couple of salt and pepper shakers to hold glitter for $0.19 each.


I bought this beautiful dinner plate for a future plate wall. I love the colors of the flowers. It was $0.49


I got this Sheffield ironstone platter for $2.50. I found one like it on Etsy for $26! Great deal and it is already residing in my kitchen.


As it this pretty piece. I love it and it also goes well with the look I am trying to achieve. The "look" includes, black & white, wood, wicker and sea grass, greenery, and metal. Those are the things I am drawn to the most lately. 


I thought this little piece would be sweet on the strawberry tablescape I am planning to create soon. It was just $0.99. It will make a sweet little vase...:)


I also bought a vintage sheet and two vintage pillowcases but they are in washer and about to be hung on the clothesline my dear hubby put up for me earlier...:) I love the smell of line dried laundry! Have a wonderful Saturday evening.
Until next time.....


 
 

8 comments:

  1. Hello Vicky, I wish I could of gone with you guys. I stayed home and started my spring cleaning. Feeling tired and need to get cozy and read tonight I think!
    I did really like the little table. Have a wonderful Sunday!
    Blessings, Roxy

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  2. I am so jealous that you have a real clothes line! We do not have the space for one and I miss fresh sheets flapping in the sun. That table is a parlor table. They do look wonderful painted unless the finish is in great shape. Love the mirror. Sounds like a wonderfully fun day! I stayed in bed with allergies :>(((

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  3. What a great day....not just for finding all of those treasure but spending time with your sister. My sweet sister lives in Texas and would love to have her closer.

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  4. Wonderful finds...love them all! I especially like that wrought iron piece and the strawberry jar.

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  5. Hi Vicky - your beautiful plate is by Taylor Smith Taylor and I believe the pattern is called Boutenierre. It's the first set I remember my mother having when I was little! I did not - sadly - think to take them when she was getting rid of them. Believe it or not I didn't like them at the time! Now of course I wish I had kept them because my tastes of have changed (plus I might be feeling sentimental - LOL) and I love them! I do have two lunch plates in this pattern, but alas they are not the ones from our own house. So glad you got to spend time with family members!

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    1. I love that pattern and really wish they had 4 of the plates instead of three. I would have bought them all if they had. I have a gravy boat or creamer in that pattern already and just love the colors. Too bad you didn't get your mom's set. Funny how our taste changes over time isn't it? :) Hope you have a beautiful week my friend!

      Blessings, Vicky

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  6. What a fun day! Love everything, but the little table is adorable. I have one a bit like that and it is painted white and I love it. The iron piece is awesome and I love that plate pattern. Vintage just owns my heart! Hugs, Linda

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  7. What a fun day with your Sister & Nephew, and what great finds! You have a wonderful eye for shopping ... I'd love to follow you around some time. :)

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