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March 2, 2009

Vintage Finds – A Great Week

Holey Moley, last week was a fantastic week to go thrifting!  I found a ton of wonderful things at my local thrift stores, and not all of them vintage.  I scored a kitchenaid coffee grinder, worth $200 new, for $3.95 and a brand new box of assorted cuisinart blades, worth $60, and an attachement for my kitchenaid, worth $60, both for $10! Crazy!  In addition to that madness, I bought two MCM side tables (which Hubby isn’t fond of, so to the basement they go) and these great items:

Oven Mitt

A great vintage oven mitt, from Quebec, which looks like it has rarely been used. The inside is a completely different mitt, and is removable for cleaning of the outer mitt. The inside mitt is also lined with a great soft floral material, which I love.Oven Mitt Inside

I also found about 2 yards of some great vintage upholstry fabric, which I grabbed up as soon as I saw it!  Upholstry Fabric

Pretty sweet, huh?  I can’t wait to make some pillows out of this, or just hoard it for that perfect day when I find a chair that can give it a good home….

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2 Responses to Vintage Finds – A Great Week

  1. Queen of Fifty Cents Reply

    March 3, 2009 at 12:34 am

    Holey moley indeed! And we want to see those side tables, even if the hubs doesn’t like them!

  2. Tikimama Reply

    March 3, 2009 at 10:02 pm

    Yes, we certainly do want to see those tables! If you’re going to banish them to the basement, at least give them their fifteen minutes of fame on your blog. Great finds!

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