I'll probably sell this Snoopy tin and Chablis bought the Altoids tin because of Curious George on the front. How cute is that?? She also took the Columbia tin because we are big fans of Columbia clothes..
This New Era potato chip tin is a little banged up, but the price was right. I don't know yet if I'll list it or keep it. Louie wants me to sell it but the hoarder in me wants to keep it....
I picked up a bunch of Snoopy glasses to re-sell. I chipped one on the lip when I was washing it so it looks like I'll be keeping that one. These are from 1965 and 1968 and the colors are still really good.
My favorite Snoopy find was the Joe Cool doll even tho he's a little yellow. I'm holding onto him!
I went to one sale where they had boxes of yarn but they were so out in left field on their prices. They wanted $ 5.00 each for the skeins of yarn. Are they crazy??? I talked her down to $ 1.00 each for these 2 because I loved the colors and I bought the 2 rolling pins in the next photo as well. The spool holds some nice cording for crafting or wrapping gifts....
I'm a sucker for red handled rolling pins and this was the first glass rolling pin I've come across. It has a wonderfully rusty end cap on it. I wondered about the history of glass rolling pins so I did a little research. It turns out that the glass ones were sort of "Sailor's Charms" and sailors would give them to women they were wooing. Isn't that a great old fashioned word?? The glass pins were often filled with salt, vinegar, or cocoa. The glass rolling pins could also be filled with cold water or crushed ice to help prevent dough from sticking to the pin. I think they would look awesome as a decorator piece filled with marbles, shells, sand, or herbs. Even a black and white photo slipped inside would look cool. If you want to read more about the history of rolling pins, click this link.
A handful of buttons....
And my favorite find for the weekend.... Actually, Louie found it. It's a womans suede jacket and it looks brand new. I don't know that it was ever worn. It's just beautiful and I'm tempted to keep it since it fits me, but I'll probably sell it. I already have a light brown thigh length suede so I really don't need another one....
And that's it for this weekend.. What did you find??
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The Peanuts glasses awaken some forgotten childhood memory. I surely saw those once upon a time. I love the glass rolling pin concept, but surely I'm too clumsy for that. The original price on the yarn is crazy. That's new prices! What fun you have to shop at. We don't have that kind of history here... we are too far away from where it was made for it to have been hauled up here in those days. Looks like a fun time.ReplyDelete
Thanks Gayle. I'm such a Snoopy fan that honestly I'm shocked I never got the glasses new myself when they were offered at McDonalds.Delete
Lucky you! Nothing for me once again! That Peanuts stuff is great! It should sell fast. Five bucks for a skein of yarn?? Get real!ReplyDelete
I know - isn't that crazy? This was at a house in Chicago and the woman kept telling me that it was VINTAGE yarn and that a woman from Naperville was there earlier and had told her she would be back to buy both boxes for $ 200.00. I'm willing to bet she's still sitting there with both boxes of yarn.Delete
I like your finds! You love Snoopy! Good deal and buttons girl they are getting expensive and there are so many uses for them so I think you have found some gold...Rolling pins love them,,the nice jacket, and the yarn..everything you can use and will ...Great finds!ReplyDelete
I think it is INSANE how expensive buttons usually are around here so we rarely buy them. Thanks Dolly!!Delete
I remember having Peanuts glasses growing up! I think I had a Snoopy lunchbox too. Great finds!ReplyDelete
The Snoopy lunchbox would be a real find now - those are hard to come across.Delete
Once again, such neat finds!!!!! I love the tins!!!ReplyDelete
glass rolling pins- who knew?! Loved reading about them Kim!ReplyDelete
Thank you Cathy. I thought that was really interesting about the glass ones.Delete
Great finds! I enjoyed the tip about the thin tin being used as a magnetic pen holder... Cool! AND, the info about the glass rolling pins...great! I am not sure I've ever sold a glass rolling pin. Hard to find! This post would be perfect for my Let's Talk Vintage! link party today. Stop by if you can!ReplyDelete
I'm on my way over - thanks for the invite.Delete
I've actually already made 2 of those magnetic tin holders for my lake house and they are adorable.
We had all the Snoopy glasses at one time when the kids were little. Kelly had a stuffed Snoopy doll that she slept with every night.ReplyDelete
You sure are finding some great items for your shop, Kim!
LOVE the tins!
I bet the snoopy doll was adorable.Delete
I am a sucker for tins and Louie usually has to reel me in... xo
Oh, no, we have to "need" something to keep it? I'm in big trouble - great finds on the Peanuts items - they are big sellers here. My favorite is the glass rolling pin. Never thought of filling one with something other than water.ReplyDelete
I was so tempted to keep that glass rolling pin and filling it with buttons but it's headed to my shop. I need more cash to feed my "habit." LOL!Delete
Those stories of the glass rolling pins are so cool! Ya, filling it with herbs sounds like an awesome conversation piece!ReplyDelete
PS - Glad you mentioned (that) the suede jacket fit you ...so I wouldn't be tempted to snatch it up - then find I couldn't fit my right arm inside! :)
Oh Myra, you're so funny. I bet it would fit you. xoDelete
Wow, those people were REALLY proud of their yarn, lol. Glad you talked them into being reasonable. I picked up my first Camp Snoopy glass last month. Mom says we had them all once upon a time, but I don't remember them. Love the red-handled rolling pin.ReplyDelete
That was LOL funny!! I would have bought 20 of them at a dollar each if they had an ounce of sense. I hope they are sitting there still staring at all that yarn. :-)Delete
Some nice finds Kim, I like all the Peanuts memorabilia. I think the people with the yarn were way to proud of their stuff!! lol!ReplyDelete
I know!!!! LOL!!!Delete