Wednesday, October 8, 2014

But I Only Wanted A Pumpkin!

Vintage finds, carom board, school desk
I swear on my bum right knee I was only going to buy a pumpkin.

And maybe some fake fall flowers.

Oh, a basket to put them in.

That was absolutely all because I already had stuff in the truck to take to the booths.

Yes, I hang my head in shame.

I bought a cartload.

It was half-price day.

To my credit, I did remember to buy the pumpkin and a basket ...

And some fake fall flowers.

I am asking you.

Could you have left this white and gold cornice board at the store when it was half-price?

Could you have left this carom board behind?

And did you notice the giant "G"?

I had to go around the back of the store at the loading dock and use a dolly to bring it all in.

See the antique desk?  Won it on an online auction.

Had to drive to Columbia to pick it up so of course I had to stop along the way going and coming.

The  child's chair painted in Mexico.

The cute little suitcase.

If you know Joe, tell him I am selling his suitcase!

Rusty and crusty and so art deco.

Tin ceiling tiles.

If you are ever on the corner of Blossom and Huger Streets in Columbia, South Carolina, check out Chic Antiques.

My giant "G" perfect for the cottage booth.

Notice I put out some legs for Halloween.

I found several of the old jelly jars.

They look so sweet at Christmas with tea lights or bottle brush trees.

I sorted through and decided to sell what I did not need.

Okay I did not need any more jelly glasses.

I wanted them.

I desired them.

I did let these go.

These jars are the 50th anniversary of the jar glasses back in 1980 or something (I forgot the exact year.)

I am sure someone out there has this collection and needs or wants or even desires more.

So why did I want a pumpkin, a basket, and some fake flowers?

Well, come back tomorrow and I promise on my poor frozen shoulder to show you.

See y'all!

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  1. I see your creepy legs in there. You, my dear, are in need of a 12 step program. (But I hope you don't do it!) Fun finds and looking forward to your pumpkin post!

  2. I would never blame you for buying anything, or too much at a 50% off sale!!! Wow, did you get some great things! Our local VOA has a 50% off sale every once in a while and I am always there. Their prices are already ridiculously low so it is an event not to miss. Can't blame a girl (us!) for being thrifty!

  3. That giant G is very on trend right now and you should have no problem selling it right away. There you go. I just justified part of your purchases for you :-)


  4. That big ol' G is awesome! I've sold almost all of my marquee letters I bought back in May? June? (I've forgotten which month now) and the big Citgo C and I are gone too. I'd love to come across more.

  5. I would have done the same thing! Love the "G"!

  6. Half price day gets me every time! Love the G and the pumpkin!

  7. I wouldn't be able to resist half price day either. Loving that big G, and the ceiling tiles. At least you remembered what you went to get in the first place. Can't wait to see your pumpkin project.

  8. Oh, what fun, Donna! That all sounds so familiar. Enjoy all your new treasures.
    Tania at FARRAGOZ

  9. Love the desk - what are your plans for it? And my newest passion is suitcases.

  10. I love that game board and the big G! I am always looking for the letter H, but it is a common initial and is usually sold out! The jelly jars are pun intended! They will sell quickly. You found some great stuff! Have a happy Thursday....Vicky

  11. It's always fun to get extra finds at a good price! :)

  12. I would never have left those goodies either....You are making me crave a junking adventure....

  13. You, my friend, are an excellent shopper. 'Nuff said.

  14. I would have forgotten the pumpkin. You did great!

  15. Noticed the 'G' right off the bat, and that fabulous game board. We don't have half price days at any of our thrifts. Sure would love that! Glad you found the pumpkin!! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  16. Thanks for sharing @ TTF! Hope you've had luck finding a "sign guy" to get old letters from.

  17. This post just made me laugh out loud, since it reminds me of myself. I'm always marching out of Goodwill or The Salvation Army with a ton of stuff...when you find a good deal it's hard to pass it up! I am lovin' the "G" sign, I bet it was a steal!

  18. Always fun to get extra treasures that you weren't planning on! Love the G! :) Happy new week! xo Holly


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