Monday, October 15, 2012

Finds that didn't ask for much

Did you ever run across something that just calls your name and it's usually when you least expect it? What kind of question was that!!! Of course you do.  I almost forgot that we all share the same obsessions for finding good stuff!! 
My sister and I went to the local flea market this weekend and we just kept finding wonderful things.  It was one of those rare days when you can't help but feel as though the junking gods have smiled upon you.  And the best part is that those finds weren't asking for much.

These chippy, peely old cabinet doors backed with rusty chickenwire said take me home.....

All they asked for was a burlap bow...
They are now safe and happy in my booth waiting for a new home.

But wait there's more!  As I was turning the corner thinking it couldn't get any better I came upon this.  All it asked for was some Heirloom White paint and to be called a "bed crown!"  Holly royal highness...I'll call you anything you want if you'll be mine....

Look closely and you can see a little bit of my new granite tops.  I'll show you more of my revamped kitchen soon.

I didn't get to enjoy the little bed crown for long.  It sold the next day.

See you sweeties later!

I'm joining the party at Coastal Charm's Nifty Thrifty Tuesdays!


Blondie's Journal said...

These ARE great finds, Sissie! Some days you just really luck out! I am SO looking forward to seeing more of your new home...the counters look pretty!


Linda@Coastal Charm said...

LUCKY LUCKY YOU!!!! I love it when I find ready to go merchandise:)


Donna Wilkes said...

Those cabinet doors are wonderful - love the addition of the burlap bows. I kept on reading down your posts - your new booth has great displays!

Distressed Donna Down Home

Kathy said...

Your the Queen of deals sissie!
I want the doors...know right where I'd show them off.
Haveing fun @ the Flea...ain't it grand...
xo, Kathy @
Sweet Up-North Mornings...

~ Liz ~ said...

Sometimes all they ask is that you pick them up and give them a chance. You have done well to listen and do just that!

Susan said...

Sissie, how nice of you to give those beautiful pieces a new out look on life! Love the chicken wire doors and the burlap ribbon was just the perfect touch!

Shabby chic Sandy said...

That bed crown is such a good idea--I love it, and I have it! I have it hanging high in my craft area with some pretties on it. Got it for 2.99 at Goodwill.

How are your kitties doing with the move?

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Love those doors and the bed crown is gorgeous! Happy junkin my friend.
hugs, Linda

Lucille said...

Nice finds! Looking forward to seeing your new kitchen!

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Love those kind of days!!! Did you think oh crap, I should have charged more for the bed crown? That is what I always think when something sell to quickly! What a simple idea for old windows!


Something Nice and Pretty said...

I love the doors with the chicken wire, the burlap bow just finishes it off!

Bente said...

What great finds. Love the doors.


Gail said...

What great finds Sissie! I love the cabinet doors with the chicken wire!! You and your sister have a wonderful space. Enjoy your day, Gail

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Great finds, Sissie! It's always wonderful when you can find something that doesn't need a total overhaul. Or in the case of those chicken wire doors, none. Love that shelf/bed crown piece. I'm not surprised it went fast! Can't wait to see your kitchen. At some point we are going to have to redo our counter and I had always wanted to go with granite. We had corian in our old house.

Sharing Shadymont said...

It would be so hard to part with these once they are found! That would be my problem!!! They are great!

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

I have been out of town for a few days so I must have missed your new booth news. I love the chicken wire doors...very cute and the burlap bow is a nice touch!~Hugs, Patti

Shabbygal said...

I wish I lived close I would snap up those cabinet doors so fast!! Love the bed crown too! Traci

Donna W said...

Wow, Sissie! I am amazed that you've been able to start a both in the midst of your move and getting settled! Congrats! Love the chicken wire. And the shelf/bed crown is gorgeous! I'm always on the hunt for those too, they seem to go fast whenever I put them in my shop:) Can't wait to see more of your lovely kitchen!!

Katherine Wolak said...

I am loving the shelf!!!! These finds are fabulous! :D


Ruffles n Raspberries said...

the bed crown is fab!!!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Sissie, girl, I LOVE that bed crown! What a fabulous piece. Oh, wish I could shop your shop!! Hope you're having a great week.


Sares said...

Loooove the shutters! I am going to have to scroll around and see if you have shared pictures of your new booth yet! I've been working on things for Christmas for my space. It used to be after Thanksgiving all the decorations came out, now xmas things are in the stores before Halloween!

June said...

I'm crushin' on those cute little cabinet doors Sissie!!! I am so excited to read about your new booth with your sister. You two will have so much fun junkin' together. Your booth looks absolutely crazy amazing!!!!!!
hugs from me...

Lululiz said...

I am not surprised the bed crown didnt hang around for long, it is so adorable. That was a wonderful find.

chateau chic said...

LOVE those chicken wire doors. I would have snatched those in a heartbeat!
Mary Alice

Denise said...

I think you must have an endless supply of energy! You are always up to something fabulous. Great finds for sure.

Leann said...

Hi Sissy

Yep, I know right what you mean! Loved the bed topper!


Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

I saw your wonderful chicken wire cabinet doors featured at Coastal Charm. What a simple, but creative way to dress them up! Very nice.

Denise at PinkPostcard. said...

so pretty! LOVE those chicken wire frames. So cute! Loved your feature at Nifty Thrifty Tuesdays!

Barbara Jean said...

Great finds Sissie!!!

love the little doors with wire.

barb =)

A. Marica said...

The bed crown .... simply gorgeous!
I would like to find something wonderful like this one!
Love from Italy

Laurie said...

wow, what treasures you found!!! I am a new follower here, I had a blog that was hacked and I lost everyone and everything so I started again and ghave been trying search out my old friends and I'm making new ones along the way, I'm so glad I found your beautiful blog,

My favorite stuff

  • Donuts
  • Iced Vanilla Coffee
  • 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
  • having lunch with my son
  • vanilla wafer cookies
  • pedicures and pink toenail polish
  • Lavender scented soaps and body wash
  • Good makeup