Friday, November 16, 2012

Consignment Shopping

I haven't done a consignment or thrifting post for a long time.


I did not get these for a steal, but they are Victorian Era brown leather ladies' skates. I liked the buckle.  I see white skates everywhere, so I wanted something different!  I added a "Christmasy" red plaid ribbon.




This white and gold Old World Santa was $5.


Turkey cookie cutter 25 cents.


Set of four Santa mugs $3.  They are unmarked but I would guess that they were made in Japan as the handles are cold paint.




A vintage star design colander for $1.



Something I seldom do is purchase cups without saucers, but I did purchase two Wm Adams and Sons Winter Scene cups for $1 each.




A box of pretty glass balls for $1.


A box of decoupage rose ornaments for $2.


And last but not least, a family of black iron shoe forms for $8.  The little one is so cute.


I purchased one other very special item that I will show you next week.  It's so special that it can be in a post all by itself!












Funky Junk's Saturday Nite Special

11 comments:

  1. I love the star colander and the shoe forms Carlene.

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  2. Lots of great finds! My heart is all pitty patter for the colander!! :)

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  3. if your other item is better than these it must be something wonderful!Wish we had a thrift store like yours!

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  4. Darn...you do some good shopping girl! I never find that kind of awesomeness! I love those little tea cups with their winter skating scene.

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  5. Such great finds. Love the brown skates with the plaid ribbon.Can't wait to see what the really special thing is.

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  6. What great stuff! I love those skates and how clever were you to put a plaid ribbon through the laces...you simply amaze me with your great ideas! I have been looking for a turkey cookie cutter and there you go....we don't have neat stuff like that down here or so it seems to me. I also adore that teacup....I would love a whole set of that design! Congrats on a job well done!

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  7. What fun treasures! Love the uniques skates. I have black, and white adult ones and a darling childs black pair that say "Lake Placid" on them. I have never seen any like yours. I also love the two teacups.
    Hugs,
    Jann

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  8. My husband was cleaning out the garage a couple weeks ago. I got there just in time to rescue his old skates! They are exactly what I have been wanting. I will hang them from a sled outside as a Christmas/winter decoration.

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  9. I bought cream colored skates just like yours a few years ago for my daughter. She uses them to decorate at Christmas, too. I've also got the same colander. Yes, I do believe great minds think alike. :@

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  10. Good finds Carlene. I saw a pair of ice skates at a sale, not as old as yours but old, but they wanted $45 and I thought I didn't want to pay that much, but now I wish I had. Such a great Christmas decoration..Happy Weekend..Judy

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  11. I have a metal, olden colander but not sure what's on the bottom...gotta go ck it out.:)

    You got some awesome stuff on this trip...and those ice skates are to die for. I bought some last yr at Goodwill but they are white...hey, I just might dye them black and add a pretty ribbon, too. :) No cute buckle, tho. :(

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