Saturday, July 4, 2009

Saturday Finds

I paid a visit to my favourite charity shop today and managed to come home with some good finds

Pyrex seemed to be the theme of the day first with these 2 bowls

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and then these plates and bowls

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I wasn’t sure whether to buy these or not but then I imagined the plates in the Autumn with shepherds pie and apple crumble on them and they fell into my shopping basket!

A pretty tablecloth

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And of course no thrifting trip is complete without Enid Blyton books

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And a lucky Ladybird find and some vintage knitting needles

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Tomorrow mum and I are off to a boot sale to get rid of some bits and pieces following a clear up. Hopefully I’ll be able to sneak off and spend some earnings

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11 comments:

  1. Those pyrex bowls with the forget me nots are BEAUTIFUL!! You were so lucky to find two!

    We stopped at a great antique mall on our way home from NY and found some great stuff, I'll post this week!

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  2. Let's hope that you won't come home with more than you left hehehe!

    Yes I loved the Duchess, you told me on your blog that you liked it too! You were absolutely right.
    Have a great weekend!

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  3. Such a pretty tablecloth you found! Ive been starting to buy some nice ones lately too.
    Enid Blyton use to be a favourite read of mine, i should really invest in some of the older books. Theyr'e such lovely stories arent they :)

    Rose

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  4. Oohhh fab finds!
    Hope you have a great Sunday.
    love
    Alison
    x

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  5. Great ladybird book finds and I love your vintage knitting needles! I never seem to have such luck when I visit charity shops.

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  6. Great finds Victoria. If you are a fan of Enid Blyton, I know of a site you may be interested in, it is worth a look just to see how pretty it is, and they do a Fireside Journal!
    http://www.enidblytonsociety.co.uk/index.php

    Also, some time soon, BBC4 will be putting on a drama about Enid Blyton, Helen Le Bonham Carter will be palyign Enid. xxxx

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  7. The link does not work, so copy and paste it in your address bar to be directed to the site. xxx

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  8. Hope your boot sale went well!
    The blue floral bowls are really gorgeus!

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  9. Nice finds! Hope you got on well at the boot sale today.

    Jayne

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  10. Oh my! Thank you for reminding me of Ladybird fairytales... I' ll have a look for my collection tomorrow first thing in the morning ;) x

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