06 August 2010

Objets trouvés

Last weekend, at Barn House, I truly ooed and ahhhed over all the beautiful pieces displayed, but tried to stay away from spending money, as I was there to sell, not to buy (how many times do we say that...??!!! It doesn't really stop us, does it??). But there were a couple of things I couldn't resist! One of them was this adorable little wicker purse... This one is my fourth, does that mean I have a collection?

This little child's dress called my name...

At the end of the day, as I was packing my stuff, Joyce surprised me with this sweet needlepoint pillow... She had seen me grab it a couple of times during the day, while I was pondering wether to get it or not... How sweet is that?!! Thank you, Joyce!!!!

Then, at a local antique mall, I found this cute vintage wallpaper chest of drawers...

... a great ironstone chamber pot...

... and the sweetest miniature rose painting...

Today, while garage "saling" (making up words, now!), I came home with this great iron stand...   

... a slipper chair which I will attempt to recover...

... a footstool base...

... and my most exciting find... A great wood cabinet!!

Finally, I got this huge framed print from a friend who called me asking if I wanted it it, before she dropped it off at Goodwill!! I see a gorgeously huge inspiration board in the future....!!!


  1. It was fun to see your treasures, you found some really great things! That chair....she's showing a little skin, ain't she? ;)
    I always feel funny typing "saling" too, spell check sure doesn't like it!

  2. Oh my goodness! Awesome goodies. I love the little purse and the metal stand thingy is awesome as is the cabinet. You did GOOD!

    My verification word is "luckedo" and you certainly are luck-e!

  3. Your posts are ALWAYS fantastic :)

  4. Great Finds!! My fav is the white cabinet. Now you got me inspired to go find some treasures of my own.
    Thanks for sharing~

  5. That little wicker purse is so pretty. And yes, I think it's safe to say that you have a collection!

    Love the white cabinet too. Have a great weekend... Laurie

  6. Such lovely finds! The little white metal table is truly a gem. A fabulous haul.

  7. You found some beautiful treasures. I would have loved to be shopping with you.

  8. That is the sweetest little basket that you found. That and that little child's dress are my favorite of your finds, Isabel.


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