Sunday, July 25, 2010

Estate Sale Junkie!

Well my family and I returned home from camping on Saturday.

We had a good time with family and just getting away from the normal routine.

Since we returned back to Portland around 2:30pm we were able to go to the tail end of a few sales.

This old metal box was one of my finds.


I'll try and release it from my fingers for the Fall Show.

I just love these old boxes.

I think the old aged tags that still remain are pretty sweet!


Another thing....books!

I think I have a fettish for books.

I'm not a book connoisseur but if they have the "right look" and they are old, I'll buy them!



That was the case this week-end.

I walked in the door and spotted these books right away!


A nice light grey cover.

There's about 27 of them.

circa 1920.


And look at those edges, I love edges like that!

The next few books I bought a couple of different places.

They are very tiny old books!

The smallest measuring 3".

All in browns and blacks.



Even though I wasn't able to hit the trail on Friday and early Saturday.

I did manage to pick up a few things and get my estate shopping fix!

Hope you did well in your shopping ventures!

7 comments:

sissie said...

Love the metal container and the old books. Love estate sales!

The sales around here weren't too good this weekend. I think it's just too hot.

hugs
Sissie

Secret Garden Cottage said...

Lucky you! Those are some great finds! I especially love those old books...gorgeous!
Hugs ~ Jo :)

Tammy said...

I love old books too! Those are great ones!
Tammy :-)

gretchen said...

i can't seem to pass up the old boxes, either, especially like that one with a written past...and the tiny books? love them!

Linda @ Painted Whyte said...

I love old books too - i just cannot ever pass one up. I don't read them, i just look at them all old and tattered. Love it!

sweetpea said...

love everything you snagged.

hugs,

shelley

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