Saturday, July 30, 2011

Vintage love

We're in Louisville tonight. We actually found some great vintage stuff that i can't wait to photograph when we get home! and i'm regretting not buying a pee wee's big adventure silk screen poster.
but that isn't really what this post is about. this is another batch of goodies i found at that great estate sale that was just a few blocks from my house!



i'm still obsessed with measuring cups. i got that little frog to put my kitchen sponge in, but when i washed it one of the eyes fell out. wah. that little snoopy trophy is so cute. it says "dearest secretary" i tried to find out something about it online but all i could find was ugly snoopy trophies from the 80's.



they had tons of cute avon bottles in the boxes (a buck a piece) and it made me wish i had a fancy girly vanity to put some on. i just got the cute owl. the german shepherd is aftershave is still good and travis is going to use it. haha. it looks so manly on the counter.


i am REALLY excited about that table cloth. it fits my kitchen table perfectly and it was only 3 dollars because it had a tiny hole in an inconspicuous place. yes!


some little christmas bits. i'm going to probably have to go through my vintage christmas carefully and get rid of stuff because i have SO MUCH.

i love the little snowman face.

some paper ephemera.

i agonized over what i could possibly do with these little things but at a dollar for all 4 i couldn't pass them up.

and last but not least, a big spirograph set that travis got at the goodwill outlet. it's really fun to play with!

14 comments:

  1. there is a lovely kind of comforting sustenance to what you assemble. i love coming having a peek at your finds... ! spirograph! mhm!
    n♥

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  2. Love the owl! Those christmas ornaments remind me of me of the tree my grandparents used to put up when I was a kid <3


    E :)

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  3. oh my a spirograph. what fun. i always wanted one of these.

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  4. You got a Spirograph set!!! Im so jealous. I remember playing with it when I was little...
    I've been wanting to get one for a year now. Lucky!!

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  5. I love the Vintage Christmas items, especially the little wreath with the snowman head!

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  6. Love your great finds (as usual, LOL!!)

    Also, hope you loved your weekend in Louisville (great city-I live there!! :)

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  7. That spirograph set is bringing back memories!

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  8. I make vintage ornament wreaths with all the vintage Christmas bits I pick up throughout the year. Just an idea! Or you could just send them to me...
    :)
    That tablecloth is lovely, btw!

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  9. your hauls make cry! why is everything so good?!?!?!?!

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  10. I loved my Spirograph when I was little...
    love the little flamingo thermometer too

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  11. Brings back things from my childhood ... My grandmother collected Avon bottles - she had a bunch of them. My mother had one of those frogs for the sponge. And I had a spirograph ... loved that thing!

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  12. Spirograph!!! That is awesome!! The ephemera is cute, too!!

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  13. where is the goodwill outlet?

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  14. those bottles are so awesome! spirograph is wicked fun.

    xoxo
    http://tinylittlehappies.blogspot.com/

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