Monday, 20 May 2013

Junking: Unneccesary Items

Okay, as you know from yesterday's post photos, I went to the McHaffie Flea Market in Morrisburg yesterday. As promised, here is what I actually brought home:


Lets start with the usual... I am always looking for a good cloche.... and, I found one.
I have big plans for this that include Jay & Silent Bob... more on that later. $3.



I have developed a small crush on copper pots since my find of these ones I found a while back. $10.


I got another globe; dude wanted $15, I paid $10. I don't think I will do anything fun like the Death Star one I did, because it has these cool ships and planes on it that I like a lot.


This leaded-glass mirror is awesome - and heavy - which is surprising given its 12" x 15" size. It needs a good cleaning, then I will figure out what to do with it. $5.


I couldn't afford the fan from last post, but I could this one. Haggled the lady down to 12 bucks. It really needs a good cleaning. As you know, I like fans.


Switching gears to my Hubby for a second...
He got comics; no surprise there. :)


A Robin Williams comedy record... kind of a funny find... literally! Ha!


AND he bought Hot Skis. The lady said $5, and Hubby said, "how about $10".
He doesn't do this haggling thing often. Luckily, he only paid the $5. Priceless, when you think of the sentimental value of them - he and his brother would use a hot ski each to get down the two roads to their bus stop in the morning as kids.


*TREND ALERT*
Velvet portraiture!
Right?
BAHAHAHA, I know, I know... but there is something I just couldn't resist about this velvet painting. $5.


AND finally, Uncle Bob.
This was the score of the day.
I found it in a milk crate full of frames and asked the lady how much she was asking.
For me, free. WHAT? Awesome-sauce. Apparently, someone only wanted the frame around it, and was likely going to throw out the pastel. The vendor kept it thinking someone would want it. That someone, was me.

3 comments:

  1. i'm obsessed with little brass pots too!

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    1. What... no comment on the velvet painting? I am disappointed. I know how much you liked it. Bahahaha!

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  2. Design trend alert! Velvet portraiture is back, baby!!!! you should've brought the other one home too. Poor little Jorge is all alone now.

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