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Friday, October 10, 2008

More Vintage Finds

Just a few items I purchased recently!
I can't think of a single time when I used an ice bucket, but this heavy glass and silver plated lid bucket needed a home. Specifically, mine! I purchased it at my favorite local thrift store a few days ago. I'm sure it will be repurposed when I need a pretty container.
I couldn't pass up this silver plated feline ring holder from a local thrift store! I immediately thought of it as a little gift for my sister who loves cats more than me.
I've had my eyes on this vintage wrought iron and glass desk for about a month. I saw it at the antique mall where I have a space (previous post.) This particular vendor has several "chippey" pieces that I love.I have the perfect spot for this piece at the end of my desk. It provides two levels of storage for paper, bills, pencils, and more. It's not solid or bulky so it's perfect for my small office space. On the top is a vintage letter sorter. I purchased this one and two others at a nearby antique store. I'm sharing the other two on my website shortly.
I LOVE silver plated servers! I purchased these two at thrift stores nearby. I'm thinking about serving a warm crab and artichoke dip in one and meatballs in the other at my next gathering.
I found these vintage glass percolator tops at a shop in Camarillo called, Homespun. Wendy from Pink Slippers told me I wouldn't be disappointed if I visited this charming shop. Thanks, Wendy, you were right! Last night I purchased 16 more on eBay. I now have a collection! I have an idea about how to use these which I will share in a later post.

Thanks for stopping by!


Miss Sandy said...

You have piqued my curiosity about what you will do with all those lids. Love the servers and that desk is a great find. You always do find such cute stuff!

Have a sweet Sunday!

Cindy ~ My Romantic Home said...

What great finds!!! I really love the ice bucket!

Anonymous said...

WOW!!! what FAB finds!! Im with Cindy I LOVE the Ice Bucket!! AMAZING!!

miss gracies house said...

I'm sure you will find a great use for the ice bucket-it's very cute! I love the desk add-on-very nice.
Have a great dya!

Anne Fannie said...

Hi Cindy, my mind is going right now on what you are going to do with all those glass tops. I cannot wait to see!
You sure have found some great stuff!
Love, Ann

~Becca~Bluebird Rose said...

My mom has a vintage ice bucket, and sometimes she makes salads in it (like lime salad) and they look so pretty!!

celestina marie said...

Hi Cindy, You sure found some great treasures. Love the desk and the server is gorgeous.
How are things going in your mall shop? Hope well and that you are having fun too. Best wishes always.
hugs, Celestina
la rea rose

miss gracies house said...

hmmm, salad-that is a great idea!
Ya, business has slowed down-it is holding its own -not the crazy busy of the previous summer. My timing for expansion may not be soo good, we'll see.

countrygirl3031 said...

I love that chippy desk..too cute! Can't wait to see what you're going to do with all those perculator tops...hmmm?????

Have a great week!

Lady Katherine said...

ok love the desk, ice bucket and all, glass top?? maybe a coat rack? MABE A SNOW GLOBE? Maybe candle holders? can't wait, Tell! Tell! Tell!

Lady Katherine said...

Thanks for the message about my hens. But I still say Tell or just a hint. I will check back.