Sunday, May 30, 2010

Thrifty Finds

Hi Bloggerettes!  I sure hope that everyone is having a great weekend!  There were oodles of yard sales in my area but, I had company so I didn't get to go!

I did manage to pick up a few things though.  Like this copy of
Rachel Ashwell's Shabby Chic book...

Even better than Rachel's book is the table it is
sitting on!  I found it already painted and ready to go
at a local thrift store...

I like collecting vintage silver hand mirrors and I hope to
hang them on the wall when I have a few more.  I was lucky to find one with a matching brush and grabbed it up real fast!

Be sure and sign up for my giveaway.  I will announce the winner on
Saturday, June 5.




Linda said...

I love the hand mirrors. That will be so pretty when you get them hung. That little table is perfect!

Greatma said...

I like the table and mirrors that you found!!!!!!!! Would love to be on your list for the give away. Hugs, Antique Rose

Brenda-shabbycatsandroses said...

Hi Sissie :) Great finds you have there! Love the table and mirrors, and the book (I have that one!) Of course, I've already signed on for your giveaway :)

Warmest Hugs to you! Brenda

Malisa said...

Sissie, I LOVE your vanity silver collection! Wow! Hope you are having a great Memorial Day weekend! Come on over and we will have a bowl of beer! :)

Claudia said...

That hand mirror is so pretty. The table is such a great find - and already painted!


Theresa @ 612Riverside said...

Hi Sissie! That tiered silver tray with all of the silver goodness is fabulous! Sooooo pretty! Have a wonderful Memorial Day, Theresa

Creative Carmelina said...

Hi Sissie!

i have that same mirror vanity set...isn't it wonderful!

have a fun time looking through your new book! it looks like a good one!

come by and see my latest painting if you have the time!

ciao bella!

creative carmelina

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Sissie, You have some great finds! Isn't it nice when you find a table that can move right into your house with no painting? Love your silver mirror collection.

Shelia said...

Hi Sissie! Oh, I love your pretties and I see a fish jug! I have quite a few of these and just love them! Hope you're having a great weekend.
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

The Tin Rabbit said...

Great finds Sissie! I love the silver collection in the bottom picture! So pretty! xo, ann

Brynwood Needleworks said...

You really scored! Beautiful things, to be sure.

Marsha (Sassy Mini Dolls) said...

Beautiful finds!!

Pamela said...

Lovely finds Sissie! Wish i was that lucky!

Debby said...

Hi Sissie, you have found so many beautiful treasures. the book looks fab!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh, what great treasures. I love that book and the table and I really like the fish pitcher you have sitting on it. The silver you have is stunning. So pretty. Hugs, Marty

Blue Creek Home said...

Beautiful finds - love the table.

I have that blue picture frame - love it too!

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

Oh Sissie! What really nice things you picked up! Love the little table already painted and the silver items are so pretty! Great finds!~Hugs, Patti

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Oh, Sissie, SISSIE!! THat last picture is making me swoon! Hurry, go get the smelling salts......I have the vapors comin' on......

Big TX Hugs,
Angelic Accents

Tarnished & Tarnished said...

Hey Sissie Girl,
Love that silver collection! I found a little compact mirror like that at an estate sale Friday. Love your other finds too, that RA book is a classic! Happy Memorial Day sweetie! Lisa

June said...

Sissie I want to go shopping with you sooo bad! I am crazy about those mirrors! I love how you always find the good goods. You can spot a cool treasure anywhere I swear! I sure hope you had a wonderful weekend withyour company.

Diane said...

Sissie, I think those goodies were just waiting for you!
XXOO Diane

Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

Beautiful finds!
Dang girl, even when you don't have time to go thriftin' you STILL manage to land awesome treasures! ;-)

Have a wonderful week!

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

Hi Sissie, you are always successful and bring home some wonderful treasures!
Your three-tiered platter decorated with all those lovely mirros looks just gorgeous! I love the idea of hanging them on the wall as well though.
Have a great Monday!

Lululiz said...

I love the way you have displayed your silver hand mirrors and other silver pretties. Really wonderful.

Dorthe said...

Hi sweet,
you made wonderfull finds, even without time go searching!!!
The table is so lovely, and the silver, beautifull.Love how you displayed them,with your other treasures Sissie.
Have a great, and happy monday, dear.

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...


Once again, so many lovely things you have shared with us here today!!

My visits here always put a huge smile on my face!!


awal.ny said...

Good reading, great book. I like the picture frame too. It is not too often I find women who still like silver, I have two of those kinds of mirrors too. Have a great holiday.


Hi Sissie, I hope you enjoy your new book, I love your silver vanity collection and how you have them displayed! Have a wonderful day!

MosaicMagpie said...

Love the hand mirror collection. How will you hang them with plate hangers maybe? Have a great Memorial Day!

Nancy's Notes said...

Oh Sissy, Sissy! Love your collection of vintage mirrors! Oh and what great finds, love them! Thanks for dropping in for a visit yesterday, love your visits!


Nancy's Notes said...

I know I posted, humm, where did it go?? Okay, maybe it's in hiding! Sissy, I so love your vintage mirrors, I saw one in Fredricksburg while we were out shopping, should have gotten for you! Did not know!

Thanks for dropping in for a visit yesterday, love your visits and your sweet comments!


Nancy's Notes said...

Oh no, it did post, sorry!!nc

Creative Carmelina said...


thanks for coming by and leaving your comment!
i like when you visit me!

come by and have a look atenjoy your monday!

my thrify finds from today!
enjoy your monday!

ciao bella
creative carmelina

Shellbelle said...

One of my closest friends for many, many years is a hairdresser for the studios. She specializes in period pieces and I remember many years ago when the two of us would hit all the stores in Hollywood looking for vintage pieces such as these. We had such a great time and found some gorgeous pieces. Wonder where they are now? Let's go raid her house!

I have a smaller version of your fish that I love. Sometimes I use it as a creamer, lol.

Kathy said...

Hi my sweet friend!
Okay...we are the find twins...
I have the book, frame, and bought the fish for my daughter!!!!
Maybe we're sisters and don't know it! Lol...
Hope your weekend was memorable..
Cute little table too!
xoxo~Kathy @
Sweet Up-North Mornings...

My name is PJ. said...

You have some of the prettiest things, Sissie! How many little white tables and shelves do you own? How many rooms are in your house? :)

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Love those beautiful silver mirrors and great find on that RA book! Thanks for coming to NIFTY THRIFTY TUESDAYS...hope you are having a FUN time looking around:)


Sares said...

Love the table! The sales here were a bit of a bust. The weather was awful. The only thing I bought was some linen napkins for 5 cents each. I was disappointed, i so looked forward to some good sales this weekend. Maybe next time!

Debra@Common Ground said...

The mirrors are just gorgeous, can't wait to see all of yours in a grouping!! The silver will be really beautiful. Hope you had a great weekend,

Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

Great find. I love Rachel Ashwell. Love your little table, and that frame is adorable too. I use those colors for my living room. Your silver mirrors are all very pretty.

Grannys Attic said...

Love the table and the mirrors. I have a comb,brush and mirror set that I displayed in a shadow box for my daughter-in-laws beauty salon. You can see it on my blog under Sonya Beauty Salon. Have a blessed week, Vicky

Lynn-Teacupstitches said...

Hi Sissie!
You always find the best things!
I love the way you've showcased your silver treasures!
You certainly have the talent for creative displays!!
Hugs & Smiles,

Diann @ The Thrifty Groove said...

Oh Sissie! What beautiful finds! I just want to reach threw the screen and snatch that vanity set! Just lovely!

raggygirlvintage said...

Loving all your shabby white tables Sissie! I'd love to be included in your giveaway, I know it will be good as you have impeccable taste!


Hi Sissie, I’m happy you stopped by for a visit and enjoyed my Tabletop Tuesday ~ Mantel Vignette. I love how a few simple changes can make a big impact. I enjoy thinking up new ways to use things I already have in my home to give a different look to a room!

Rustique Gal said...

Sissy Dear, That little table is the cat's meow. I'm always looking for cute little tables. You scored with the silver mirrors too. I think they will be glorious on the wall.
Have a lovely week! Sherry

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Love the table and the silver mirrors! I have that same fish vase! My son made me one in High School!

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  • Finding Junk and making it beautiful
  • Spending Time with my Sister
  • Holidays with my family
  • Poirot movies
  • reading murder mysteries
  • searching shabby chic stuff on ebay
  • writing stories and blogging
  • snuggling with my husband and my kitty kats
  • comfortable pajamas
  • slot machines
  • yard sales
  • hunting through estate sales and thrift shops
  • going to antique shops
  • eating out with my sister
  • having lunch with my husband
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