Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Thrif-tiquing Wednesday

Even though I felt guilty about going shopping because I had that huge dental bill, I couldn't stand it any longer.
I went out this morning with shoppin' on my mind.

I hit GW first and found three things. Then, on to one of my favorite antique malls in a little town near me where I found 3 more things. Yay.. I was on a roll.

Sadly, some of the antique shops were no longer in business, but I tried a new place just down the street, and was surprised to find 3 more goodiesWhoo! Hoo!
What's the old saying? Good things come in threes!

Here's a mini vignette of 3 of the things I found, plus one from last week.


At GW, I found  a set of 4 napkins, brand new, and a Revere bowl with a liner. Now, I know these bowls are "a dime a dozen" at GW, but I love them. They are so handy for many uses, and I like to use the liners with salty things, or something that might react with the silver.
What I can't figure out is...why are there are so many  Revere bowls at GW? Almost every time I go in a GW I see one.
 
The olives look sort of odd with the other things, but I didn't want to show an empty bowl. I got the whole box of faux olives last week for $2 at a consignment shop.


One of the things that I am really happy with is this  Mason's Vista Ming Jar.
It was only $14.00 !

It's hexagonal and has little feet. Sorry, I didn't get a good shot of the little feet. I was trying to hurry  and get the photos before the sun went down.


Since I had to run errands today and got home late, I didn't get a chance to do vignettes for the other items.
 I'll show you those another time.


Here's a little closer look at the lid.  I also found two more pieces of transferware today--one blue and white, and the other brown and white.  I'm in transferware heaven.

I hope y'all are having a great week.
Thanks for stopping by. I'm always glad to see you.
Babs
Let's join in the fun with Diann@TheThriftyGroove for

31 comments:

Marlis said...

Your mason's jar is fabulous!!! what great finds you found. Love your vignette.. so perfect.. xo marlis

A Few Pennies said...

Love your finds--me, too, on the silver stuff; always on the look out for that. Your transferware jar is beautiful! I haven't got to thrift this week and I'm feeling deprived. Great stuff!

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

Sounds like you had a very productive day! I swear those olives look real too. :o)

Janette - The2Seasons said...

Love the jar.

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Great finds Babs, I LOVE that transferware jar!! You put together such a pretty vignette. Martina

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Lovely finds, Babs! I especially like the Ming jar...so pretty! I have never seen faux olives! Now I have something to be on the lookout for..lol! Happy week!...hugs...Debbie

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Great finds, Babs. Where is your favorite antique mall and who is closed and who is new. Do tell.

A Brit in Tennessee said...

You found some beautiful items today, I would have been happy to have found one ~
Can't wait to see the rest...
You did well !
~Jo

bj said...

Oh, boy...you did, indeed, have a great hunt. I just love everything you found.

Mary said...

Your jar is wonderful~ what a find & I love the shape! I never have any luck at GW :-)

Toni said...

Great finds. I never see Revere bowls at my GW. Must be something to your area of GA. The jar is fabulous - love me some red.

Toni said...

Great finds. I never see Revere bowls at my GW. Must be something to your area of GA. The jar is fabulous - love me some red.

Alycia Nichols said...

You got some really great stuff! Wow! I NEVER find that kind of stuff, and I have NEVER seen a silver Revere bowl at any of the thrift stores I've visited. I'm telling you...Kansas City thrift stores are awful!!! Maybe I need to go at a certain time of day or visit more frequently. It's so frustrating!!! I am thrilled for you, though! That vase is unbelievable! Funny what people will hand over to a thrift store, huh? Can't wait to see the other goodies you found. Enjoy your day!

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

Great finds, I can never pass up silver and I love the transferware jar. Those olives look great, never seen faux ones before!

Meredith said...

That Mason Jar is beautiful!!! What pretty finds you have!

Kathleen said...

You did well! I love the jar and the napkins are lovely!
Have a great weekend, here from Diann's Thrifty Friday! :)

Richard Cottrell said...

Oh i know about those bills, I am having roof repairs. Love the transfer ware jar. You done good. Richard from my Old Historic House.

Susan said...

The ming vase is awesome!! Gotta love Good Will!

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Gorgeous gorgeous finds!!! I especially LOVE your mason jar! What a good eye you have for finding treasures and making vignettes with them.
xo Yvonne

On Crooked Creek said...

Babs,
Great finds, indeed!!!
We, too, have experienced darling little shops that are no longer in business. Breaks ones heart, but it truly is a "sign of the times".
I, too, found a great item over the weekend, just busy and haven't gotten to a post yet!I'll share soon!
Fondly,
Pat

Tammy at Tammy Loves Dishes said...

You found some lovely things. I would love to find a liner for the Revere bowl; that really would make it a lot more useful! The transferware jar is so pretty and I love those napkins, too.

Jo's This and That said...

You have such good taste,wish I could shop with you.Love the jar.

Nancy said...

Pretty vignette! I have one of those Mason's Vista jars too...paid more for mine though ;-( You got some great deals. I love the Revere bowls also...timeless!

Nancy

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Your Mason's jar is TDF!...and such a deal, too, my you scored good, dear Babs! The Revere bowls are great and yeah, they have so many good uses and look great in any tablescape. Thanks for coming over, I'm at my daughter's in the capital, so I haven't had time to do any posts since last week, too many errands with her to do, hope I get home tonight. Have a nice weekend.
FABBY

Diann said...

Oh Babs! That Masn jar is gorgeous! What a wonderful find! All your pretties are lovely. I have never seen faux olives at a thrift store. What a great find! Thank you for joining TTF and I hope you have a fun weekend!

SavannahGranny said...

All your finds are fab. Love the little mason jar and the faux olives. Go figure. They look so great as an accent.
You sound like you are having a ball. Go Girl!

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Flea Market Makeovers said...

Great finds and I love the red transferware!!

The Tablescaper said...

What a amazing finds and such a charming vignette. I too love the Mason jar.

- The Tablescaper

Kalyan said...

simply beautiful...so pretty!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

I was just at a GW on Friday and didn't see anything as nice as what you found! I do have some of those lined bowls though from a relative :) Beautiful napkins!

Marianne said...

What a successful shopping spree you had. You've created such a lovely vignette with all of your new treasures.
Marianne :)