~FABULOUS VINTAGE DOOR KNOBS~
(Rusty and Wonderful)
On Wednesday I had to make a postal run and the closest Post Office to me is in the downtown area of my Oklahoma town. Funny how just across the street from our mailery is an antique mall and market.
Now you KNOW I had to go inside...
I'm a self-confessed bargain hunter! I know right where to go to look for good deals and my eye is super good at scouting out those hand-printed 25%-75% off discount signs!
I found this amazing set of antique/vintage door knobs for 75% off. They were originally marked $18.00 but I snagged them for CHEAP! I'm hoping to make something wonderful out of them! Not sure yet just what tho! I also found several packages of vintage linens marked down 50% off!
~GORGEOUS OLD LINENS~
The best of the lot was a white linen tablecloth and four matching napkins... All hand embroidered with white floss...simply lovely! I haven't measured if the tablecloth will fit my round table as of yet (the cloth is square), but I'm sure hoping it will! It's in perfect condition and I rarely (if ever!) use beautiful old linens as cutters!
Just can't bring myself to snip, snip, snip!
~VINTAGE SHOES FROM eBAY~
Now...every once in awhile I hunt down some of my favorite finds via the eBay route. I've sold a ton of neat collectible stuff on eBay over the years and lots of handmade things as well! It's still a GREAT place to pick up great old finds... I think I paid $20 for the shoes you see above a few weeks ago. Not a great price (that would have been $10) but still not a bad deal. Plus I love how they look on my cabinet below...
~WHY ARE SOME BOOKS BACKWARDS?~
(Because I love them that way!)
On Monday I received a little surprise in the mail from my sweet blogger friend, Tammy. About a month ago I mentioned that I was trying to hunt down a certain print of a lovely lady wearing a pretty white frock. Tammy found the name of the print for me and the artist who did the painting, too!
~THE NEW HAT~
Well...Miss T not only sent me the print called THE NEW HAT by Margetson, but she also sent me the one below called SPRING by Sir John Lavery!
I'm in love with both of the copies of these two gorgeous paintings and have big plans for them! I have several old frames that I'm hoping will work with the prints! I will keep you posted on what I come up with!
Thank you so much, Tammy, for being so gracious! You KNOW I'm crazeee about both the prints and it means so much to me that you found them and sent them my way! What a lovely, kind and giving lady you are! Bless you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
I'm still working on product for my A Gathering Place website. It's been slow going with our new floors being installed and all but I'm pressing on! More about this as soon as I KNOW what I'm doing!
Have a great Thursday! Isn't today the day we all find out if all our followers go POOF? Argh!
Love to you...