Welcome!. I live in Oviedo, Florida with my handsome husband, two great kids and a pair of silly basset hounds. Oviedo is a little town where you can get a Barney’s coffee on one corner and have to wait for the chickens to cross on the next. I love to shop for vintage treasures to use in my home and artwork. Come along with me!
I had a very thoughtful friend stop by my office today with a bag of goodies for me. She is preparing for a move and is simultaneously cleaning out her aunt's home. Their family has done estate sales for years. She is starting to come across vintage items that are far from perfect condition but she just can't let them go. Sound familiar?
She knows I love to thrift and junk. She knows I have a studio where I like to hide and create. She just wasn't sure exactly what I might like or need. I think she gets me just fine. I love this child's pillow case. She's fresh out of the bag so please excuse the wrinkles and such. Double click for a clearer shot. I snapped a few pictures while having a glass of "grape" on the porch tonight. She's not perfect. A stain here or there, but that is just fine with me.
Inside the bag was this pair of embroidered and crocheted hankies or towels? I really love the colors. This would make a great journal cover.
Also rescued from the donation pile was this great vintage tablecloth. Great colors for Spring! It is in very good shape too.
Finally, she brought in a few pieces of costume jewelry for me to add to my collection. I'm so glad she thought of me. Thank you, Michelle. I can't wait for your next visit! lol I know you are going through old books next....I'm ready to give some a new home!
P.S.- Many of you have asked if I work full time outside of the home. I do. I have been in the mortgage industry for 22 years. I work full time and have an office less than ten minutes from home. I have a flexible schedule but it is a demanding job. It pays for the junking trips!...and college for the kids. So, that will help explain why the shop has not been filled with items. Someday though! Keep checking. xoxo