Friday, July 8, 2011

Friday's Thrifted Treasures

I bought seven (7) items today at a flea market here in our little town. Everything was on 40% sale so I paid $20.64 for all of these. Not bad! Here are the items I have purchased.


Vintage Night Lamp Owl

The last time I went to the flea market in town, I saw a night lamp owl and I loved it. But for some reason I didn't buy it. I don't know what I was thinking, but I kicked myself on the butt with that one because I wanted it. I was thinking about that cute little lamp the whole time and wishing I bought it that day. On my way to the post office this afternoon, I saw the store was finally open after being close for a while so I went in to check on their items. I ended up shopping for things that I can use for the baby girl's room. Immediately, I thought of the owl lamp and I checked the shelves where I last saw it and there was this baby, standing there staring at me saying "Please pick me! Pick me!" Well, in my mind that's what the owl was saying. I asked the lady if the owl lamp was still working and it still works, but I was going to buy it anyway even if it didn't. It works great. Score!



Look at how cute it looks like when it's lighted up. Well, at first I thought it looked kind of scary and probably is for a little child, but I still think it's cute anyway. I think my little boy would be scared if I light this thing up tonight in his room.



HOOT! HOOT!


Vintage 50's Clutch



The interior pocket has a little hole in it, but no one's going to see that. Besides I can stitch it up and it will be fine. Love this one! Look at those two little knobs or circles on the sides. Unique detail.


Little Wire Baskets

I know exactly where to put these two. They are going to be in my little girl's room even though these are in robin's egg blue color, but I think I am going to stick to the color and won't spray paint it white or yellow. I like it the way it is! I was hoping to find some big wire baskets that I can use for storage in the nursery, but these are the two I found and I am still happy.


Soft Tan hat

I love how it fits on me and I can't wait to wear it. Right now it is outside hanging on the clothes line just so it can get some sun and air to kind of clean it up a little bit. That's what I like to do to all the hats I purchased at a secondhand store.


Another polka dotted maroon vintage hat.

I just couldn't quite figure out how to wear this hat that would look good on me. I am sure I will figure it out some time. I like it though!

One last item I got today is an old little lampshade which I don't have a picture of because I want to show it to you what I am going to do with it. I just got the shade without the vase to it. I want to use it for my Capiz Shell Inspired Chandelier, so stay tuned for the finished product of that lamp. There you go guys! These are what I thrift-ed today and hope you like them. How about you? Have you thrift-ed lately?

Have a great weekend, everyone!

17 comments:

  1. aww great finds :) my mom had some owls like that growing up.. she still has a few left...they are so cute! cant wait to see ur little girls room. i'm sure it will be amazing!

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    Hi Vikki,

    Welcome back! I sure love the cute owl and was happy when I saw it at the store. I can't get enough of it. The lady at the store said that her mom used to collect tons and tons of owls as well, but now she likes angels. I can't wait to get the nursery done either, but that won't be until later. It will be a vintage inspired room. :) Thanks for stopping by! have a great weekend!

    Adin B

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  3. wow your getting addicted into vintage stuff no mami A cool.. can't wait for your lil princess room gonna be

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    Mommy Rose,

    Salamat for checking the blog. yes mommy, I am one newbie vintage fanatic if that is even a word. LOL! :) Love vintage these days. Natakdan ko sa mga kano and kana nga ganahan ug vintage. hahaha.. Excited pod ko mahuman ang room ni baby girl. :)

    Adin B

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  5. adin, I love animal themed night lights! I have a tiffany style frog night light for some reason i am realy drawn to this things the only bummer part is, it has lead spacing but thats ok as long as you don't lick the lead part of it! ;)I collect owl stuff too for my kitchen!!!rhea

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  6. i love the Soft Tan hat!:) perfect for summer!:)

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  7. wow great stuff..nice ang interesting owl..hehe!

    joining color connection..mine is up..hope you can drop by!

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  8. oh wow! I like the night lamp owl...ganda...Anyway, was her for Rye's CC.

    kat

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  9. Hi there~ Loving all your little treasures! That owl light is so cute! My sister has been collecting owls and I am always on the lookout for the little charming ones for her- yours is definitely a keeper! Thanks for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday this week! :)

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  10. Love that clutch!!!! It's so cute!!!

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  11. I like those wire baskets sis! Sensya na fr the late visit, supah busy kasi aketch hehehe. Thanks for joining!

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  12. nice finds..i like that owl night lamb

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  13. These are lovely stuffs, Sis. Elegance at its best! Awesome taste.

    Thanks for the visit at LAINY'S MUSINGS.

    See you around!

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  14. I love that night lamp owl Tita, so pretty when lit.

    Thanks a lot for joining and for the birthday greetings.

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  15. wow, you got a very nice vintage collection! from cc. have a wonderful day!

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  16. oh my! great finds indeed...sos kalami man kau aning imong napilian mamiAdin....:)

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