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July 26, 2010

Recent Thrifting Treasures – Danish Modern Bowl, Vintage Ornaments and More!

By RetroRuth

I was so pumped about the thrifting haul three weeks ago I brought it home, unpacked it, photographed it…and then promptly forgot about the photos. Sigh. So, here are some of my thrifting finds from a few weeks ago.  Also, I love our new camera!

A vintage Danish Modern stainless steel bowl.  I dug this out of the kitchen cabinet at a estate sale with killer, rock bottom prices.  This pretty thing was 50 cents!

I officially declare it the best chip bowl ever.

This shot looks like a set of nested bowls, but it is actually….

Measuring cups!!! From the same estate sale as the bowl, and barely used.

I fell in love with “Foley” on the handles, and couldn’t walk away from them.

And excellent set of aqua melamine trays.  Not sure how old these are, but I loved them anyway.

A bunch of scarves and hair-wraps snagged from various sales. Some silk, some rayon, and some made of pure awesomeness.

A few have signatures.

This entire basket of ornaments was 75 cents at another excellent estate sale. At first I thought it meant 75 cents each, but then a really nice lady working the sale pointed out the price was for the whole basket!

Once I saw this little reindeer deer inside, I was sold.

More vintage Christmas ornaments from the same sale. This box of striped lanterns was 25 cents.

Yeah, I would say that was a pretty good haul! 

How about you guys? Find anything awesome this weekend? Let us know!

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3 Responses to Recent Thrifting Treasures – Danish Modern Bowl, Vintage Ornaments and More!

  1. Sara in AZ Reply

    July 26, 2010 at 2:55 pm

    Wow! What AWESOME deals you found, I am totally jealous! I concur, it is the best chip bowl ever! 🙂 The melamine trays are waaay cool too. Love the Christmas Ornaments. Heck, everything you got is waaaay cool. Great finds Ruth!

  2. Kelly Reply

    July 27, 2010 at 9:17 am

    You DID have a great day! I can’t believe how cheap everything was. You can’t get a box of anything for a quarter these days – nor less those great ornaments. We had some of those when I was a kid. They’re so pretty. I’m kind of in love with that “Foley” font. I’ve never seen melamine trays like that. Way to go!

  3. Annie B. Reply

    July 28, 2010 at 2:57 pm

    AAAAAAHHHHIIIIIYYYYYAAA! That rather sums it up nicely, don’t you think?

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