Tuesday, 6 April 2010

Today's Booty

Today was my one chance over Easter to get out stock-hunting and I wasn't going to waste it, sacrificing a lie-in to go early to a local-ish boot sale.

It seemed many other people had the same idea, there were many more buyers than sellers and I bumped into several other dealers from the antiques arcade where I have my unit.

Fortunately we weren't all after the same type of stock, so I managed to pick up a few goodies.

My favourites have to be these Vernon Ward floral prints, and the sweet blue-tit tapestry picture.

The trugs were bought from a gentlemen who makes them to supply a shop and had decided to bring a few to the boot sale.  I bought a couple and the rest were soon snapped up. Later I heard him mumbling to himself "I wish I'd brought more of the trugs"  whilst I was wishing I had bought all of  them!

The rest of my purchases were just a few trinkets, the beads are rosaries.  A bigger haul would have been nice, but at least the trip was worthwhile.

The pretty roses below are on a couple of Spode soup bowls which I rescued from a friend - can you believe she was going to use them for a plate-smashing competition!

Thank you for your Easter wishes on my last post, hope everyone had a lovely weekend, over too soon as usual.  I have the luxury of an extra day off work tomorrow, but plenty to do anyway.
Have a good week!


  1. Ohhh lovely treasures!!
    Those prints are beautiful...oh gosh it is all lovely..good haul!
    Happy Easter.
    Kiss Noises Linda Lilly Cottage

  2. A lovely collection of goodies, I like the Vernon Ward pictures, a good haul me thinks!
    Take care
    Sarah x

  3. you got some lovely treasures!! can't wait to see your stall on may 1st x

  4. Lovely items, especially the Vernon Ward prints....

  5. i saw some vernon ward flamingo prints recently but didnt buy them... i have been kicking myself ever since.
    lovely treasures there miss lucy bloom.

  6. Lovely finds as usual!
    Rachel x

  7. Lovely goodies! Especially those trugs!

  8. Who smashes Spode? Well, your friend, obviously. Well done for rescuing them. xx

  9. fabstuff! I'll be seeing some on the 1st May I hope!!!

  10. Love all of your finds, as usual!

  11. HI
    Lovely buys, the rosaries are very prett, apparently they are quite trendy with 16 year old boys at the moment but have to be from a certain "Cult" shop in Cheltenham, I try to get him to be a little more individual but it's a bit embarrasing not to be a sheep at 16!

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