Friday, May 27, 2011

Vintage Hunting This Weekend At Garage And Yard Sales

Over the winter I had been shopping antique stores and resale shops looking for some great vintage finds.  Although I found some pretty good deals at resale shops, antique stores tend to ask top dollar.

Now that summer is officially starting, I am looking forward to finding some deals at garage and yard sales.  Sales have been popping up all over and I love to check out as many as I can.  If you look real hard you can find a few treasures amongst the piles of toys and clothing.

Here are a few great items that I have purchased in the past:




This kitchen scale is a fun item to decorate my kitchen.  I also had found a great bushel basket and meat grinder which I also display above my kitchen cabinets.


Since we are heading up north to the cabin this weekend, I am hopeful for finding a good selection of antiques to decorate the cabin with as well as some vintage furniture.



The fishing reels and boat oars came from a yard sale, up north, last year. 
And, I recently re-purposed an old hose reel into a fun snack cart for a little rustic whimsy.  I love to create something new from something old.  I can't wait to see what I can find this year.

While you are traveling about, you may want to pop into a few of the many yard sales and see what treasures you can find.

4 comments:

Katherines Corner said...

Nice finds! Have a great weekend. Hugs!

Susan @ Busy Home Adventures said...

Cool finds! I love vintage stuff, especially getting them on the cheap!

Anita @ Cedar Hill Ranch said...

I like the scale Great idea to check out yard sales.

Nikki said...

I love that old scale, it's so neat! I'm a new follower from the Spearmint Baby Alexa Hop!

Nikki
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