Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Back In Action! Flea Market Finds

 
Hello Friends! Well, I finally got to go to the flea market on Sunday! All month it had been rained out, and I was missing it sooo much! I was "a good girl", and only brought thirty bucks with me, but I think I made it go a long way!
above: I don't usually buy doggie figurines, but couldn't leave behind this black cocker for $1. The only x-mas that I found was this great corsage for $1, but the dealer said she will bring me more this week! Yes!!! I swear I have stopped collecting Little Golden Books (haha), but I always wanted to find this Happy Whale one, and so for $2 it also came home with  me!
 
 I really wanted to find a couple more quilts, and BINGO! I found two for $5 each!
 
They aren't perfect, and there are some stains that I've been working on. But that's ok! I wanted quilts that we can actually toss on the couch and use!
 
 I just thought this guy was cute for $1.00!
 
 Quilt #2 is huge.
 
 I'm not sure what this pattern is called. I'm sure that many of you can tell me!
 
It has this super soft paisley type print on the back.
 
 Our living room is decorated in a slight nautical look, so I thought this Japan fish pitcher would be a fun addition...for $3!
 
For some reason these "spoke to me"! lol I'm not sure what I'll put them on, but they were only
.25 each, and I love the color.
My other purchase was a really cute white wooden table for $10. I can't show it though because it's already in my living room, and I'm not quite ready to let you in yet! hahaha
 
I'm heading (with a very limited budget) to an out of town flea market this Saturday!! I think my parents are even going to come along. Should be lots of fun. I'll be looking for some fun things for Market Monday. I'm sorry I haven't had a Market in a couple weeks. We have had "drama" around here. If I told you all the crazy things, you wouldn't believe it! lol
 
Have a wonderful Holiday Weekend!
Erica :)



 


21 comments:

  1. Awesome goodies girlfriend. I hope everything is okay.......I'm always sending good thoughts and prayers your way.

    Hugs,
    Meri

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  2. Good to see you back in action - looking forward to market Monday!

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  3. Two quilts! Wow, that is awesome! Love them! You got lots of good loot!

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  4. I think I saw those quilts at the flea market and didn't even ask the price! Silly ME! Fun fish! Are you going to the Trader's Market? Not sure if we are.
    Happy 4th!
    Warmly,
    deb

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  5. Love your quilts!! And of course your book is terrific! Have fun this weekend!!

    Chris

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  6. Love all of your goodies. Can't wait to see what you did with your ladder.

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  7. Love the quilts such pretty colors and great deal too Look forward to seeing your new goodies Have a fun 4th ! Elaine

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  8. Love, love the quilts!! Happy 4th!! xo heather

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  9. that little whale is so cute! i haven't ever seen that one before!

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  10. We've had unreal stuff going on here too! You really did great with your $30.00!

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  11. I've been wondering where you've been! Glad to hear it's the flea market:-)

    I can't believe you found those quilts for so cheap. This may be one time that I am glad we don't live close enough to thrift together. I wouldn't want to have to fight you for all of those cute things:-) Ha ha ha ha ha.........

    Have a great day. Any big plans?

    Erica

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  12. You SCORED girlee. Wow! 2 quilts and what an awesome price. I think I need to come along with you my dear. lol.
    Happy 4th of July.
    Hugs
    donna

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  13. The Happy Little Whale is the cutest Golden Book I think I've ever seen! And I love the pitcher!
    Good for you for keeping to your budget, that can be tough.
    Good luck with the drama! I hate that crap...

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  14. Wow girl!! You scored!! What awesome prices and good finds! Love the old quilts and those wheels are neat too!! :) Happy 4th of July!! xo Holly

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  15. I wonder how many Little Golden Books there are. I've seen alot, but never this one. How adorable! And those quilts are amazing. I love every single thing you brought home!
    Happy 4th!
    Carol

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  16. Going to Trader's Market!?!? I'm skipping this time, we didn't buy anything on Memorial Day and I have What Cheer and Gold Rush coming up next. The What Cheer Flea requires two nites in a hotel so it better be fun! Hee hee! Happy 4th!

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  17. A quilt for five dollars?? GIRLFRIEND, you are so lucky! I love it!
    Happy 4th of July!

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  18. Your quilt finds are amazing...I have never seen a quilt go for $5. And I will have to keep my eye out for The Happy Whale...love The Little Golden Books too! Best of luck at the flea market today!

    Ranae
    thevintageshelf.blogspot.com

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