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Sunday, October 9, 2011

Major, Killer Thrift Score!

The pictures tell it all...


Took the bus with the bestie to Woodstock to visit the One of a King Antique Market & found some great bowls! I got the Gooseberry #444 (which is for trade), my first piece of aqua, it's labeled as a 411... & a beautiful polka dot Federal bowl for a mere $2 - $2 for a bowl at an antique market - this place rocks!




Also, this killer vintage metal Torcan fans are from there! I paid $20 & $25 each. They are nice & I'm proud to be their new owner.


On the way home a quick stop at the Cambridge Value Village had my heart skipping 3 beats when I spotted the full set of pink Pyrex bowls! Less than $12 for the set & great condition! Also these two killer mugs from Anchor, I swear that I have this same pattern from a different brand.



This hanging set of lemon salt & pepper shakers, chipped in a section & possibly missing something from it. Cute decor piece for $1.99.


These canisters. Oh my these canisters. I wanted a turquoise set sooo bad. This wasn't the set I was eying online, this one is even better - love the black lettering on the turquoise with the nice shiny lid. It's obviously missing one tin, but they still look amazing on my counter!!



Also from the One of a Kind Antique Market are these vintage Happy Birthday cards, they are really unique & I didn't mind paying $1 a piece for them.


And finally, this Pyrex Meadow promotional casserole #043. I've never seen it before yesterday, picked up at a new Value Village that opened 2 days previous in Mississauga - it's a big one (THE STORE!). Definitely love the colours, but not my favourite pattern. This baby is up for trade! Casserole itself is in EXCELLENT condition, with the lid. There is a 3cm issue (cracking?) with the lid. Contact me! Email in my profile!! (i trade: butterprint, pink, gooseberry, aqua & fridgies)





Linking up with APRON THRIFT GIRL for THRIFT SHARE MONDAY & HER LIBRARY ADVENTURES for FLEA MARKET FINDS.

20 comments:

  1. Love the fans and great price! I saw one in on of the (generally) cheapo flea markets in Kentucky the other day and it wasn't so cheap: $230. It was a little bigger, but not nearly has pretty as those aqua babies!

    Love the Anchor cups too!

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  2. What GREAT finds! total score on the fans and the Pink Pyrex!

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  3. Wow!! What great finds. I'm jealous!

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  4. K, so what's with Pyrex?! I see everyone bragging about it! And, those canisters are darling!

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  5. YAY for aqua canisters and all the Pyrex was a steal, the prices have steadily been creeping up here at the flea markets/antique stores. Will you be using the fans or are they for decoration?

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  6. Excellent score! Pyrex, fans, glass mugs, canisters! Well done!

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  7. SO jealous of the mixing bowls! I am a major bowl hoarder!

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  8. Leilani - I bought them to use them, but one may end up just as decor as I bought it for my kitchen for when we cook. The other is for the living room. The Gooseberry was $4.50 in the antique mall. It's $35 in a shop, in worse condition in the city. The guy from the the antique mall told me not only does it "pay to shop in Woodstock!", but a guy from the city comes there each month and spends $1,500-$2,000 for his shop.

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  9. Gina - that is frickin' nuts!

    Tanyabell - is beautiful, practical & it's fun & addicting to collect!

    monogirl - thanks! I'm soooo happy with this lot of stuff.

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  10. very jealous I love the fans and canisters

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  11. WOW! Amazing finds! Jealous that your pink bowl set is in better condition than mine - and cost less!!

    Those turquoise canisters are to die for. What a killing.

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  12. Nice scores! I have a similar set of turquoise canisters I bought on eBay a few years ago. Mine have copper lids, but with daily use they're starting to wear and the paint is getting scratched. :( Yours look dynamite!

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  13. Wow you found some amazing items for great prices. Enjoy.

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  14. My Mum had those canisters in aqua (her favourite colour for a kitchen with orange accents)when I was but painted them avocado when we moved to a newer house. You must have felt in thrifting heaven with your Pyrex deals!

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  15. Are those bowls pink? I am actually squealing. Love, love love them. What an excellent price.

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  16. susanmarysunshine - they are pink alright. I secretly squealed too.

    Jenifir - totally was! Aqua with orange - she definitely had great taste. I love those two colours together.

    Tara Beaulieu - THANKS! & I was looking on eBay.. glad I found mine in the thrift!

    Cara-Mia - THANKS!!

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