Treasure Trove Tuesday - This Week's Thrifting Finds

This weekend went by so fast! I had planned to finish up a couple of projects and work on my {half bathroom redo} but time got away from me... again... :o(

I promise... new projects and updates are coming soon!

I did manage to get some thrifting done for Treasure Trove Tuesday though!

Thrifting Finds

I think it's amazing how you can hit a few thrift shops and yard sales and come away with a group of things that go perfectly together... what a fun way to decorate a room don't you think?


Like this little grouping of beach themed items...


I love this painting and wish I had a beach cottage to display it in! I've been picking up old paintings and upcycling them by stamping quotes on them but I don't think I'll do that to this one... it's to pretty :o)

You can see some of those upcycled paintings here: Trash to Treasure - Upcycled Thrift Shop Paintings if you missed them.


I found a bag of large shells... I have a project in mind for them.


Here's another cute grouping... if you like hippie/boho stuff!


I just love this round, fluffy owl wall hanging!


I like this ceramic owl's flower eyes :o)


I had one of these little desk organizers in one of my shops awhile back and it sold almost immediately so I was glad to find another.


A Melamine creamer, these are fun to collect and put together into little mismatched sets and are perfect for a vintage camper!


I know, I know... this isn't very pretty in its current state but I plan to paint it. Take a look at all {these} on Pinterest!


These rattan paper plate holders always sell really good in my shop just like this but I saw {these} and I want to give it a shot! Aren't they cool?


Here's a grouping of pretty pastel items...


These vintage towels are in great condition!


And just look at these adorable ceramic fish!!! EEEEeeeek!


Speaking of cuties... :o)


I'm not sure if she's old or a reproduction but I think I'll keep her so it doesn't matter much anyway.


I thought this doily was pretty...



And here's what I used for the background of the teaser picture... a vintage baby blanket!


This is cool... it's pretty large... I think it's supposed to be a side table but it's missing the top. I'll find something cool to make into a top.


And if folds up! I've seen cool book racks and candle and incense burners made like this but not a table!


This shoe storage back would be handy in a nursery to hold diapers, powder, etc. or I use one in my craft room to hold vintage pom-pom trim.


Or you could use it to hold vintage dollies!!!


That's it this week!


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  1. So much cool stuff and I love how you grouped it. The seashore items are calling my name and that cute pink watering can. Fun post!

    Linda

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  2. Another score of unique and interesting items. I love that little dolly, she's so cute. I would paint a little polka dot bikini and display her in my bathroom along with some beach theme items. I probably would have grabbed that ceramic cow skull too. It would look great spray painted.

    When I saw the carved table legs, I immediately saw butterfly wings. If you were to take it apart and find an old spindle for the body and give it a fun paint job, it would make fun garden art. I've seen old ceiling fan blades and spindles used to make dragonflies for yard art.

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  3. You always find the best stuff! That little beach picture is so pretty. I remember having a similar desk caddy to that one. I had forgotten about patterned towels...so cool! And, my granny had some fish almost just like those on her wall when I was a teenager. Lots of great stuff!

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  4. Hi Tania! :)
    Oh my gosh, I am so glad I do not live close to your booth...I would be so broke! ;)
    I love the seaside painting, and those shabby chic towels are so pretty! I used to have a little desk organizer just like that, except mine was orange and white!
    That fuzzy wuzzy owl is really cute, you find a lot of owls!
    And (insert screams of terror) that doll is missing arms.... ;)

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    1. LMAO! I thought of you when I was talking about the doll... I wondered if the missing arms would bug you... sorry... ;o)

      Tania

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  5. Love the Kewpie doll - they are hard to find. Like the colors you were able to group. I am guilty of making the fuzzy owls back in my hippie years.

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