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Saturday, June 12, 2010

I Went Back for More!!

Today is cool, cloudy and still wet from yesterday's rain. So I decided to stay home today and see what I could get accomplished~~some cleaning, some crafting, some baking and of course some blogging!!! While also doing some sorting and going through some of my latest finds, I realized--WOW! I've really aquired some very cool stuff lately! On Thursday I went back to my friend Joann's to pick something up I bought at her sale and I ended up buying some more great JUNK from her! The item I needed to pick up was this awesome cupola!! I LOVE IT!!!Rusted to perfection! I also talked her out of the little tricycle that was in her yard!

SO CUTE!





She gave me a great deal on all this silver~~$20 for all!!!



I had been looking for an old cupboard to put on top of a grubby bench I have on my deck. Thought this one fit the bill perfectly! I think I may need to put a shelf in it though???

I mentioned awhile ago that she was getting rid of her picnic tin collection...

and here they are in all their glory!!
Stack #1







Stack #2




This one is so sweet I can hardly stand it!!





Stack #3 and my finger!!


I don't mean to brag here, but I've really been hitting the JACKPOT lately!
I guess it's just luck or being at the right place at the right time! But I sure am happy with my great finds!

I also went to an estate sale yesterday that was truly a JUNKER'S paradise!! Lots of "guy" stuff~ but sometimes that can be a good thing!
Stay tuned for that post next!!

12 comments:

  1. Whoa, doggies!! as we say down south. I think I'd like to get aquainted with your friend, Joann! Good goin', girl.

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  2. Hi Julie. Thanks so much for your sweet words. This is my first visit to your blog and I can tell we have a lot in common. Even having a grandson named Jackson, though mine in spelled Jaxson. You found a treasure trove for sure. Love that old barn cupola.

    Hugs,

    Shelley

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  3. OH MY GOSH Julie...fabulous finds! I can't believe all the wonderful picnic baskets! Are you keeping them for a personal collection? Wonderful cupola~ a totally different style than the one we found... You HAVE been hitting the jackpot lately!!

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  4. She got rid. Of her whole. Picnic basket collection???!!! Sorry, I couldn't say that all in one sentence. Oh my goodness, you lucky girl! I collect those, and can't imagine ever wanting to part with them. Well now YOU have a fabulous collection! And that cupola looks amazing in your garden!

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  5. Yowza Julie...it's a junkin' jubilee up in your neighborhood. I love seeing all your great finds!

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  6. Just a note from me--people are asking if the picnic tins are for sale? Of course they are!! If anyone is interested in any--let me know! Thanks for askin', Julie

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  7. Julie, I don't know why the follower gadget won't work for you...that's weird. The problem I've found with blogger is there is no one to help when you have trouble. Thanks for trying!!

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  8. Great stuff!!!
    You made out like a bandit!

    To answer your question, I skipped first grade because I could already read and write at an advanced level. I started out really, really smart, and it's been all downhill ever since! ;-)

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  9. Great finds!!!! I found you through Linda's blog!!! you did hit the jackpot girl!

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  10. Oh I'm lovin' my visit here!

    thanks for such a great blog

    blessings
    barbara jean

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