Sunday, October 16, 2011

Another Rainy Day Treasure Hunting~

Happy Sunday everyone ~ It has been another rainy weekend here in Ontario..soooo~

I decided to do a little treasure hunting yesterday ~ I found some beautiful treasures ~

Mr. Vintage found this star ~ I painted it anitque white and I shabbied her up a bit ~

I just love the texture of this star ~ I hope to use it at Christmas on my mantel ~ (what am I saying?  Christmas?)

I had to bring this little glass milk pitcher home with me ~ it was only $1.00 ~
I found this little rolling pin recipe card holder for 50 cents ~ you KNOW how I LOVE rolling pins ;-)

I picked up a bunch of tart tins and jello molds ~

I put them in my little egg basket.


Best of all ~ I picked up this little pie keeper ~ Isn't she sweet?
Have you been Treasure Hunting lately?  What treasures have you found ~ I LOVE to hear from you about your latest thrifting finds

Have a wonderful day ~

((((Hugs))))

Marianne
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PS I just received an e mail from Sherry at back2vintage and she told me that my little pitcher is a 40 oz. star of david prescut pitcher which is worth $33.00 ~ thank you sooo much Sherry.  That's what blogger friends are all about ~ they look out for you and they are sooo smart.  ;-)

21 comments:

  1. Wow! You found some wonderful treasures! I love the way you are displaying all of your molds.

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  2. You found GREAT tresures! I saw an idea on pintrest where those little tart molds were used in place of the lid on a canning jar -- fastened with the screw band (hope that makes sense) - I've been looking for some ever since. Lately, I scored 2 Johnson Bro Old Mill mugs and a set of Worcester Topez china (only full setting for 4). I am thrilled with them :)

    Blessings!
    Gail

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  3. What lovely finds - especially the star, it is great!
    Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

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  4. Hi Marianne. Love that cute pie carrier you found. I love the way you have displayed your jello molds too. I had pretty good luck this weekend too. I'll have to take some photos and share on my blog. Enjoy your Sunday.

    xo,
    Danielle

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  5. You made some great buys! Love the pie carrier and the pitcher.

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  6. Everything you found was great. Super vintage pieces.

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  7. Hi Marianne, Your little jello molds remind me of some my mom had. Growing up, I always had a problem with them. They are so small on the bottom, I always spilled the jello when I put it into the fridge. Guess I could have put them on a tray. LOL
    I like them in the basket.

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  8. Hi Marianne,
    I have not been treasure hunting for a long time, well, not for a couple of weeks, I guess. I've been clothes hunting, getting ready for Winter. This will be my fourth Winter in Winnipeg and I will soon have enough warm skirts and sweaters to make it through the Winter.:)
    I LOVE your star, it will be wonderful for Christmas! Your pie carrier and the tins are real treasures!
    Have a wonderful Sunday,
    Hugs, Cindy

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  9. Oh, you're making me want to GO and HUNT! I love the little tarts and jello molds and the glass pitcher is my favorite! Great finds...nice vintage items! WOW! ♥

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  10. Awesome awesome awesome finds Love that star and well everything.

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  11. Oh, what great treasures you found!!!

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  12. These are some superb finds! Love the tin ware! :)

    Hugs,

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  13. Great scores! Enjoy them all!

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  14. Hey! Great rainy day treasures! Your basket of molds reminds me of a picture I used in my A Return to Loveliness post earlier this week - a photo taken from a back issue of Victoria - the decorator filled a basket with madeleine molds - looks just as great!
    It is marvelous when someone shares what they know - terrific find in the milk glass jar!
    Hugs,
    Kathy

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  15. Woohoo girl great finds!! Love the star and the glass pitcher!!

    Do come and enter my Designer Pillow Giveaway!! (Also a great resource)

    xoxo
    Karena

    Art by Karena

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  16. You are soooo lucky with that little glass pitcher! To think that you just got it because it made your heart go pitter-pat (ours too!!) Awesome finds....we haven't been looking - we've been putting Ch..Ch...Christmas up in the store - hoping to go junkin' on Monday :) we hope!!

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  17. wow. great finds. i love the pitcher. here is my latest find from a vintage pattern: http://www.etsy.com/listing/75032899/womens-apron-vintage-queen-of-hearts. i just spent a week with my great aunt who is a master bridge player and has such treasures for her card table. i found this apron for her and she now wants to get it for all her friends: http://www.etsy.com/listing/83582187/vintage-apron-queen-of-clubs

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  18. those were fun finds...I adore the old cake container. How cute is that.

    I love going through antique stores. I found last year a gorgoues yellow old butter dish. Then, hubby went and put it in the microwave
    and it cracked/broke

    I had to explain to him that OLD things are usually NOT microwave friendly
    so.......dang, on the search again for something to replace what once was my "perfect butter dish"

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  19. Very cute how you have your jello molds displayed...the pie keeper is a keeper! Hope you have a wonderful weekend...Ann

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  20. Your treasure are all so sweet. That little glass pitcher pulls at my heartstrings as my Grandmother had one like it!

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  21. Great treasures! I especially like the little molds and tins. I have a similar star to yours, with the embossed patter, that I bought in St. Jacobs a few years back. It is currently in our dining room.

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