The pickings were really slim this week for estate sales. On Friday we drove about 15 miles away to an ADVERTISED estate sale and when we got there, nobody was there. I double checked the dates and times and it was scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. What's up with that? I was more than a little miffed at that. Talk about a waste of time and gas. We drove back towards home and I found another estate sale that had amazing prices but not a lot to choose from. Here's what we got....
A wooden tool carrier that Chablis has already claimed as her own. 8 pewter napkin holders that are headed for my shop. The coat rack that I'll paint and also re-sell. I have no idea what the other thing is, but Louie wanted me to buy it. It's tin and the lid opens. I'm thinking of painting it white and distressing it, but I have no idea what it's supposed to be. That's it!
I hope everyone had a nice holiday. We sure did. Then on Saturday we drove to Iowa with my parents. It was an 11 hour round trip day, what with the drive back and forth, breakfast and lunch, plus 17 geocaches. More on all that in an upcoming post.
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A fancy cookie jar ?ReplyDelete
Thats what my husband said too. :-)Delete
Too bad about the nonexistent estate sale. But glad you had a good thanksgiving.ReplyDelete
Yes, we did - thanks!Delete
A flattering angle, perhaps, but I love that tin thingie 'as is'! Those little red hearts remind me of Mary Engelbright's artwork.ReplyDelete
Leaving as is seems to be the general agreement from everyone I've asked. I still have no idea what the heck it is.Delete
That was a bummer that there was no sale there and you drove all that way!
I love the few things that you got though! That little tin thing would look cute painted white and distressed, but I like it as is too.
Wow, that was a long drive to Iowa...can't wait to see your photos! I love living vicariously through your travel posts! ;)
Thanks Kimberly! I guess I'm going to try to sell it as is since everyone I've asked says that would be best. Wish I knew what it was tho. LOL Happy Monday right back at ya!!Delete
There were absolutely no sales of any kind this weekend - it was all about football and Thanksgiving! I always love a good tool caddy. the tin would be lovely in distressed white.ReplyDelete
I thought so too but I listed it as is and we'll see what happens.Delete
I didn't even TRY to find any sales! I like what you found. The little container is cute and I think it'll be pretty painted white.ReplyDelete
I know, me too. We'll see if it sells as is first.Delete
Great finds in spite of the bad start! Glad you had a Happy Thanksgiving!ReplyDelete
Thanks Sherry. I was disappointed in that first one not being open because the pictures looked awesome.Delete
How do you keep up with yourself, girl??!! I wish I had half of your ambition!!ReplyDelete
glad you found some good stuff on your estate sale jaunt. That looks like an old candy tin??
Have fun making your "stuff" all pretty and "new".
Love to you.
Thanks Debbie. I get "Itchy" if I go too long not hitting an estate sale. I think I need an intervention. LOL. xoDelete