Monthly Archives: June 2010

Hail Mary, Full of Grace.

What is it with me and the religious items? I just love this. I actually stopped at the grocery store on my way home from the yard sale I got this from to buy the roses because I couldn’t wait to see what it would look like with flowers in it. It’s so pretty from […]

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A Tale of Two Chairs.

Someone needs to stop me from buying projects. The rocking chair is really old, I think. The nails look almost homemade. It’s stripped down to its bare wood, and the it needs a whole new seat. I have no idea what to do with it. The blue chair is really small — a child’s chair, […]

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More Fun Finds.

That film canister was a impulse buy. What the heck am I going to do with that? I just liked the looks of it and I had never seen anything like it before. Upper right hand corner: these came from a Candace Estate Sale. I don’t know if I’ve written about Candace before. She runs […]

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Thrift Finds.

Okay, so the bowl on the far left is McCoy, right? It’s stamped USA on the bottom and that pink and blue is a McCoy pattern. I’ve found a lot of these but I’ve never found one that’s as old as this one is or that has the beehive style with the rings. Next are […]

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Why I Love Garage Sales.

My friend Shannon just gave me (GAVE ME! FOR FREE!) this beautiful planter (is it McCoy? Anyone?). Her mother has been having regular garage sales for most of her life. Shannon estimates that this planter has been sitting at those garage sales for going on ten years now — with a fifty cent price tag. […]

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