Saturday, March 24, 2012

Flea Market Finds on a Glorious Saturday!

We are having a fabulous, sunny spring day!  I attacked some more flower beds today.  I had great plans for quilting but we were hit with a power outage until after lunch so I had no choice!  I shouldn't complain too much about the flower beds since Husband had already done the brunt of the work by raking all the winter icky away some time ago.  I just had to hunt out the nasty grass and those evil lurking buttercups.

As for my thrifty treasures today, I found this cute little kitchen tin earlier in the week.  I am quite nutty about tins and have several different patterns of this type of kitchen tin but I have never seen this pattern.  And it was cheap at $2.  The little egg cup came home with me today.  One can never have enough egg cups especially with Easter just around the corner.

I found quite an assortment of sewing bits and pieces.  Some pearl cotton was in a bag of thread spools, including the wooden ones.  I actually opened the bag after paying and donated back a bunch of thread that I did not want and just brought home the wooden spools and the pearl cotton.  I think the cashier thought I was a bit odd.  She asked me several times if I was sure.  Tee hee hee!  I found the dish cloth cotton at the same place.  Brand spanking new.  The vintage rick tack and the buttons were too cute to pass up.  The hanky below was a steal at 50 cents and has a tiny sticker tag indicating that the hanky was embroidered by hand.

And that's it folks!  I will be linking up with Sophie's Flea Market Finds and maybe even Apron Thrift Girl's Thrift Share Monday.  Garage sale signs are starting to pop up but I am holding out for some really great church sales.  They are just so much fun!

*And I took several of the photos on one of my vintage sheet quilts.  Just for fun!


  1. More great finds - really cute tin!

  2. Love the tin and the egg cup, loving yellow at the moment. I always squeal when I find thread and yours looks devine :-)

  3. Love the tin! The colors are so bright and cheerful!

    The Joyful Thrifter

  4. Cute yellow egg cup, and the tin is great. Lovely finds this week.❣