Saturday, December 31, 2011

Shoebox Full of Photographs

I have been out of the loop for several weeks now. No junking during the Holidays and I have been itching to get back to it (so has Mom). There are no sales here right now so we decided to ride out to the Flea Market. My brother loves the Flea Market and goes there just about every weekend and usually goes home with some pretty good finds (and sometimes he brings his baby sister gifts like vintage Christmas goodies and old Fashion magazines). So me and mom met up around 9:30am this morning and headed on over to the "Barnyard" and we really had a fabulous time. The weather was beautiful (almost 70 degrees) and the prices were right. The first table we came to had a box full of old silver plate spoons, forks and knives so of course I had to purchase them all. I think they will be lovely after I polish them up.

The next table that we stopped at was piled high with jewelry and trinkets. Me and mom dug through that pile for probably 30 minutes or more. So much fun just plundering through a big pile of junk to see what treasures are hiding there. We walked away with a few. This vendor also had a couple of shoe boxes full of old papers and photographs. I just had to look through all of it and was thrilled to find some lovely old photos dating from the 1930's through the 1950's. I also found a postcard dated 1909.

The Pictures

The Trinkets

The last purchase for me was this old enamel bucket. It matches a piece I bought about a month ago. I love the red and white.

I wish I could say I went home after the Flea Market but I didn't. I decided on a whim to go by Marshall's to see if they had any good Christmas Clearance items. They did! They did! Post on that later this week.

Be sure to check out our Facebook page here to see more photos of today's finds.

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year!

Sharing with:
Chic on a Shoestring Decorating - Flaunt it Friday
French Country Cottage - Feathered Nest Friday
Her Library Adventures - Flea Market Finds 
Apron Thrift Girl - Thrift Share Monday 
Coastal Charm  - Nifty Thrifty Tuesday


  1. How fun! Looks like some great finds! I LOVE the bucket-it is in awesome shape!!! I LOVE that you can have your adventures with your mom and siblings!!!

  2. I put my old photos into a book to share with my extended extended cousins. It was a big success - I'm still getting thank you s.

  3. Oh did very well. The silver cutlery is lovely. x

  4. Those trinkets are adorable! The old photos look interesting.

  5. You are making me very winter weary already! I am longing for a spring day and a good flea market. Love the silverware finds. They look heavy and sturdy. Adore the photo stash finds. Such fun! And the tinkets and jewels - treasure for sure.

  6. LOVE your finds! the King pin (haha, kingpin...) and the Annie buckle are my faves! also, the old photos. it always amazes me the awesome awesome photos taken way back.

  7. Love the old photos,what will you do with them? I love to dig in boxes and unearth the treasures hiding. Your jewerly pieces are so fun, my favorite is the crown with the word king.

  8. Lovely and what a treasure! Thank you for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday!!

  9. I would have bought just what you did!