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Saturday, September 11, 2010

"What's A Girl To Do?" Part 3

What's a girl to do when the forecast calls for sunny skies and a perfect 70 degree day?
Why...she heads to Brimfield!
And here's what she got....

....lots of postcard photos of "petite brides"...

...I dream of Paris...postcards...

...."Chambre a coucher de Marie Antoinette"...
(Marie Antoinette's bedroom)

...gorgeous bookplates of French Cathedrals...

...Notre Dame...

...sweet bookplates of my petit osieaux....

...more bookplates...

...oodles of linen napkins...

...can you see the stitching on THIS one? A pastoral scene with the word "Springtime"...

...a bolt of vintage trim...

...and lots and lots of crocheted and tatted bits...
(Please take your jaw off of your keyboard Paris Gal)

...some vintage fabric...

...(you too Marilyn)

...some millinery flowers from an old hat...

...and these vintage men's collars in their orignal sleeves...

...i can never pass up these old clocks..rust and all...

...some tresors that i just "couldn't live without"...

...and bits and pieces of vintage pretties that just "spoke to me"...

...the sweetest plate...

...and this framed picture...
Oh Happy Day!

Avec Amour,


  1. So many beautiful goodies, looks like it was a great day!

  2. What a lovely treasure trove! I thought I would comment on which is my favorite, but it's impossible, they are all so wonderful!

  3. All I can say is WOW! You really hit the jackpot! They're all wonderful!!

  4. Well I am here to tell you that I am picking my jaw up off the keyboard too Michelle!!!! You found some gorgeous items!! I never find anything french around these parts. Maybe I need to move to France! LOL Thanks for sharing your beautiful treasures. :)

  5. PS I have a big ben alarm clock exactly like the ivory one. LOVE IT!! :)

  6. Omg, what wonderful treasures!! I think I need to go shopping with you,girl!Have a wonderful weekend.

  7. ...excuse me while I pick myself up off the floor! Boy, did you ever find some stellar items and I am not embarrassed to admit I am so jealous!!! The fabrics, trim, linen napkins ... cabinet photos oh my I love them all. I am so happy you had a good day! Enjoy the rest of your weekend, my friend!!! Hugs, Marilyn

  8. Oh my stars! Treasures galore!

    m ^..^

  9. Hi Michelle...what a beautiful day for a roadtrip!! Love it all, especially the little plate. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Wow! You found some gorgeous things! I love everything. My favorites are the brown transferware plate with the birds, the clocks, the gorgeous fabric and the flowers and lace!

  11. Oh how beautiful your treasures are! I love the picture of the lady with the blue cornflowers!

  12. Such beautiful finds Michelle. You certainly know how to make good use of your time. Nothing better than digging a little at the market.

  13. Wow, Michelle, You scored big time, girl! This Brimfield flea market must be just awesome!
    Have a lovely Sunday!

  14. You got so many beautiful things... when I go to a sale of any kind, those are the types of things that make my heart beat a little faster! I love the little bird plate, so sweet with such a sweet msg. Have fun with your finds, Theresa xoxo

  15. Michelle, These are some gorgeous treasures! I am so envious of you gals with access to these wonderful flea/antique markets. Your purchases are all lovely.
    Hugs, Sherry

  16. Oh you know me too well, amie. I laughed at that one, not as loud as I did with start the car but loud. LOVE your finds and that plate is precious beyond words. Lucky you found that plate and not Rachel Ashwell, she would have grabbed it in a heartbeat.

    Looks like you had a ball, lucky we be us thrifting gals.

  17. The water stains on that last print make it look like she has wings! Beautiful finds, talkin to my heart and had me ooing and ahhing. Kudos on your treasures:>Maureen

  18. Lovely little flowers from the old heat an dthe french croched lace and beautiful picture of the last print.Nice to see all,

    regards Janny


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