Thursday, September 23, 2010

Junkin In Maine

Sharing a few junkin finds on my way home from Maine yesterday....


...buttons...spools of tatting...pretty oval picture frame...

...an old Avon Powder  Dish in a pretty creamy color...



...some wooden acorns just waiting to be painted...


...a hand-worked piece of tatting...i found it inside one of the spools...
...a surprise bonus!


...a creamy leaf-shaped dish...more buttons and this sweet Madonna and Child envelope opener...





...and lots of these tin medals...


...and mum found this in her "cabinet of tresors" and asked if i could use it...
are you KIDDING me??

...i think i just found a place to store all my new "destash!"






Happy Belated White Wednesday mes amies!

Avec Amour,
~*~Michelle~*~

15 comments:

  1. Wonderful finds Michelle. Thanks for sharing
    xo Tina

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  2. Aw Michelle ~ you have the best luck at junkin. You must have a 'radar' that lets you know when to pull over ~ or keep on goin!! They are stunning and will you be putting those in some of your assemblages ... I hope I hope ... I can only hope! Hugs to you my friend, Marilyn

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  3. LOVE your finds Michelle!! Yesterday must have been junkin day because I hit the mother load at a college rummage sale. Now to find the TIME to take pretty pictures to post! lol
    Blessings~

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  4. BEAUTIFUL! I did some "junkin" way up in Bethlehem & Littleton, New Hampshire this past summer. They have such great treasures up north! ;)

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  5. Wonderfull junk finds, everything is beautifull, and the powder dish is so lovely.
    And the gift from your mom---gorgeus.
    XO, Dorthe

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  6. I just love finding loads of wonderful things like yours. I love buttons and laces and all those goodies. The way you displayed them in the cute glass holder is very sweet.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  7. Oh Michelle,
    You and I would have such a blast shopping together if we lived closer to one another!! I am so in love with your rosary medals, I've been looking for some and am having a hard time finding them. And those buttons are wonderful! You would have died and gone to heaven if you saw the shop I went into the other day, tons of vintage buttons,ribbon, etc. It made me think of you and the wonderful treasures you always find.
    Have a great day.
    Sincerely,
    Melinda

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  8. Love your finds...pure eye candy!

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  9. Ahhhh Maine. Sigh. Literally one of my most favorite places! I loved Camden the most. Thanks for bringing back the memories!

    Great finds!!

    Polly

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  10. Now that is a great junkin trip you lucky girl!

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  11. Lucky you to be with your Mum, mine lives so very far away. Lovely gift she gave you, too. Beautifully, again, you have captured all your finds in your photos.

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  12. Oh, I'll take all of this paleez. ♥

    I collect vintage buttons, I crochet
    and the Catholic metals are always
    a great find.

    I'm visiting for White Wednesday. I'd love for you to pop in for a quick visit. :0)

    Have a wonderful day,
    Stephanie ♥

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  13. Ah the art of display, you do it so well, Michelle! Just lovely.
    emJOY,
    Kimberly

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Taking the time to share your thoughts...your words...and your inspiration fills my soul....Merci.
~*~Michelle~*~