Wednesday, September 06, 2006

One man's trash....


Here are my latest finds from the Car boot sale that I visited in Norfolk...

An old tin full of vintage buttons, that I can use on my handmade bags....
A diamante necklace, two vintage brooches, some hand crochet lace edging and some small blue glass buttons...

An original oil painting in a pretty oval frame, two framed prints of nostalgic garden scenes and a foil picture of a crinoline lady...
A small Cornishware pudding bowl and a vintage toffee tin...Oh, the memories I have of these...

A sweet little wooden cupboard with mirrored door and it's original key and a hand crocheted 1940's snood.....
An enamelware colander to add to the collection in my kitchen- I also bought some other enamelware for use as garden planters- all for just 50p each!

I now have several projects to be getting on with...just need someone to invent the 36 hour day!!

9 comments:

  1. Another brillaint sale for you niki! look at all those lovely things. Isn;t it fun to come home and check out all you got? I love that bit!

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  2. oh my..... "I must own that"...a famous quote from a good friend...did I ever tell you that you are on my favorites links???

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  3. How fabulous Niki! I am frightfully envious of that snood!

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  4. I love all your finds, especially the vintage brooches, lace and buttons and I'm sure you are making a tresure out of that little cupboard!

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  5. I am intrigued by the oval landscape; what an unusual shape, and it looks well painted too. Good haul all round!

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  6. Long live bootsales I say! Good finds Niki :-)

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  7. Tin of vintage buttons looks good. Must get off to some car boot sales!
    Penny.

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  8. Now that original oil in the oval frame would look good in my house! I so much loved Somerset when I visited in 1977 when I was a teenager.Really miss the old English antiques.Lovely finds!!!
    Annabelle

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  9. Hello to you Niki from Australia, I am so pleased to be dropping in to visit your blog tonight and will enjoy many return visits. I loved very much the photos you have here on your finds......they are so very much what I too would enjoy looking around for and my home is filled with vintage pieces we use every day.

    If you have a moment to visit I welcome you to my blog and if you go back a little you may enjoy the pictures of my vintage collections.

    have a wonderful day I am off back now to your blog to read more.

    Lee-ann

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Niki xx