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Sunday, January 24, 2016

New Found Items


I found my first roll of vintage wallpaper. When I first started blogging 5 years ago everyone was showing their rolls of beautiful found wall paper rolls. They were also paying a lot of money for some of it. I had never ran across any vintage wallpaper

 Gina and I was at Kirksville at some shop? not sure which one and I just happened to look down in a corner of one of the booths and seen this roll.
                                                                       
 I will use it to make greeting cards and maybe to line a box or two. It cost $1.50

Then before we went to Kirksville I went to a thrift store here in town and found this gravy boat which matches transferware dishes I already have 

 This was a bargain at $2.00  !!!


 Just a few transferware cups I have 

I have got to go and get a box prepared to mail to Portland Oregon for my daughters birthday this coming Friday. She never reads my blog so I will tell you what I got her. A large navy Michael Kors handbag, the one with the lock on front and a matching billfold. I think I always have to have a matching billfold for my bags


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14 comments:

  1. Oh isn't that coo! you found awesome stuff and that handbag! She will love that! Good job!

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  2. I only have 1 piece of brown transferware and I Love it. You have found some really nice pieces! Congrats on the wallpaper find too! Blessings, Cindy

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  3. Nice score to find the vintage wallpaper! It is a rare find for me, too.

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  4. You have a good eye - a definite gift for junking/antiquing.

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  5. Afternoon, I love the wallpaper, anything vintage really.... That handbag sounds beautiful, lucky daughter.Blessings Francine.

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  6. Amazing finds! Lovely choice for your daughter's birthday.
    Mary Alice

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  7. I know the shop in Kirksville and cannot think of the name. It has 3 floors of goodies. I only found one other little thrift store a few blocks away from the big thrift store when I was in that area. Brings back a lot of good memories. I loved that big store and know you will have to return. I have decided to stay in the tropics, so I will live vicarously through you with your thrift store shopping as our thrift stores here don't have much. Blessings, Nancy Carr

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  8. What awesome finds! Vintage things are so cool!

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  9. Curtains In My Tree,
    Amazing finds!!!
    Your daughter will be thrilled with her new handbag and matching wallet!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  10. Wow! Love those brown dishes....so pretty!i dont have any of those

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  11. Although I love both of your 'finds' (and their bargain prices!) what caught my attention is a couple of details--places--Kirksville and Portland OR. I used to live about an hour from Kirksville, MO and now live in Portland OR. Small world!

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  12. Love that gorgeous transferware! I picked up a roll of light blue checkered wallpaper at our thrift shop a while ago. Not vintage, but thought I might use it for something. Love the one you found!!
    hugs,
    Jann

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  13. You always find the best goodness. The dishes are beautiful but I'm loving the vintage wall paper.
    Blessings,
    Marlene

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