Friday, March 25, 2016

Friday Finds

thrift stores, vintage finds, old books
Bits and pieces along with some furniture.

Love these pedestals.

The one in front has damage so I am thinking I will further distress them.

The wood is not as nice as it looks.





A large white mixing bowl. 

The quilt is not really old, but is soft and has a lovely fabric.












The brush in the gray basket was sitting just like this at the thrift store.

Who could resist the composition?








I have been waiting for half-price day in hopes no one wanted the white rack.

SCORE!

It folds.

Needs nothing.

Two baskets.

Need paint.

A copper planter.

Needs something.




Great graphics on the box.

The back is all in Chinese.









And inside a hand-painted kite with all the pieces.











 It says Journal.


BUT ...












It is really a ledger!













I was quite taken by the windmill plate (JAPAN). 

BUT ...

I chipped the back edge.

GRRRRR!





The white ironstone bowl has a pale lavender design - no markings.

The blue sponge ware crock is Roseville.









I did not decorate for Easter.

I did buy a bunny cake mold.

A yellow tin tole  bowl.

A black cage.







Bought another box of books.

A couple of textbooks.

Laugh Day by Bennett Cerf.

A humorist I was taken with in my youth.







A textbook from the 50's with illustrations ready for framing.

I will scan - not tear the pages out.















A big book about steam.

Great charts and graphs.









 

Gas Tables

Filled with - what else - gas tables.

Another scanner.









Since I am going to set up at the farm sale, I need some farm books.

1927, 1931, 1933 Yearbook of Agriculture.

Great graphs, tables and old photographs.


Yes, scanning before selling.




 
A few of these items will be at Magnolia Ridge.











See y'all! 


 











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15 comments:

  1. Hey Donna,
    One thing is for sure....if it's out there, you are going to find it!!!
    Great finds.
    Sure wish I could make it to the Fair.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  2. I think you're really going to knock it out of the park at Magnolia Ridge!!!

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  3. You do find the most interesting things! Love the journals and books. I'm hoping to make that sale!!
    hugs,
    Linda

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  4. I guess we can make bunny cakes together! I love old ag books. I have one from 1912 and it has the most beautiful illustrations. Great find on the journal/ledger.

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  5. I'll be glad to take the ironstone bowl and the old books off your hand, madam.

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  6. Love those pedastals. They'd be great in my garden!

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  7. I was going to go hunting for treasures today, but my car entered the shop and may not be home until tomorrow late or Monday! There go my plans!

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  8. Great finds, Donna--those pedestals do look pretty great in the photos. Love the bunny cake tin, yellow toleware bowl, and that medical illustration--that's marvelous. Hope you have a lovely Easter :)

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  9. Great stuff Donna ...the pedestals would be my favorite. I bet the bottom of that one could be repaired.
    Happy Easter.
    Audrey Z.

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  10. I love the journal! If you are making the ephemera packs like we talked about a scan of those pages would be a nice addition!

    Tania

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  12. Your Friday Finds are always such great finds, Donna! I always enjoy seeing the interesting bits and pieces you manage to source and wish I lived closer. Hope you're having a wonderful Easter weekend! Tania at FARRAGOZ ~ Online Courses in The Art of Patina

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  13. the journal is a great find! Other things too - but love ledgers :)

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  14. What interesting finds! I like that yellow quilt even though it is not old.

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  15. Just popping back in to say thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm. Still loving those pedastals!

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