Last Thursday morning my mom watched the boys so that I could spend a few glorious hours doing what I love to do...hunting for treasures! I met a sweet friend (and fellow dealer) at a rummage sale first thing. As usual, I didn't get there as early as I had planned...and as usual this dear friend was holding a spot for me near the front of the line! Thankfully no one behind us seemed to notice, or care that I had take cuts (I still felt guilty!) We had a nice visit while we waited for the doors to open and then we split up to seek out the goods! This particular sale is one that is held twice a year and I've missed it only once in the last 5 years! In fact, the second time I went I had to bring my husband along to sit in the car with our 2 week old son while I shopped! I was still recovering from the c-section and was pretty limited on time in between feedings, plus my hubby had to get to the office, but I was determined to make it to that sale! Unfortunately it seems that the pickings are getting progressively less while the prices increase, but it's still a fun sale...and you never know what you'll find! Once I felt I had explored every corner of the rummage sale, I hit up a couple of my favorite thrift stores...and added to my loot! By the time I needed to head home to relieve my mom, I had quite the truck-load of goods! As promised...here are a few pictures of what came home with me last week.
|I feel like I hit the mother-load on the silver pieces! I can't wait to add all of these lovelies to my display this week! I have never brought home so many fun and fancy pieces after just one shopping trip! Ooooh-la-la!
|Isn't this a beautiful needlepoint? Just imagine the hours of work that went into it...a piece of art for sure! I am thinking it will make a lovely throw pillow...maybe for my sofa, or maybe for the shop...we'll see!
|You could say I have a thing for pearls! I just love how a grouping of them looks, so elegant, so effortless and feminine! I am working on tagging these beauties to take to the shop tomorrow night to add to my "dress-up" display!