I haven't shared a proper thrifting report in a good while now, though of course that's not for lack of thrifting. A few little little treasures that have found their way into my home this fall:
A little more detail on the Flickr pages.
This quilt was a very lucky, under-the-table flea market find by a friend. But since it was my birthday, she gave it to me - isn't that nice? Not that I was about to wrestle her to the ground for it or anything. Nope. Not me. We thought it was a cutter for sure, but after three days in the tub with Nancy's Vintage Soak, it's just right and soft and cozy and white again.
And then a month later I found this sweet, soft, and affordable vintage quilt. It's lovely to have one that I both love to look at and that I also don't mind having a child on either end of it playing tug of war. Know what I mean?
I instantly fell in love with this sweet little nightdress, and figured if Adelaide didn't like it (she's quite clear about what she will and will not wear), I'd happily keep it anyway. Thankfully though, we both love it.
And this is not just any Pyrex bowl, no - this is my new favorite Pyrex bowl. I adore this pattern. It's the Balloons pattern from spring of 1958. And why do I know this? Because that's what procrastinating in front of the computer will do to you. Lead you to a website like this where you can easily spend away an hour. Or more. Sigh.
And just this weekend - before the storm hit - on a little flea market adventure (where else to find completely unique handmade gifts?), I found this little set. Or more accurately, it found me. As in - You Break It, You Buy It. Yup, in all my years of thrifting I've never done that. But there's a first for everything, and this weekend my fumbly, over-caffeinated hands dropped a pile of Fire King bowls right on top of this cream and sugar set.
But really - how lucky was I? It was $12, not $200, it glued back together with my much-loved (and crazy-toxic) E6000, and it's kinda sweet, too. I'll consider it a lucky break.