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Friday, June 11, 2010

The joy of Small Treasures

As I've said recently I've sworn off large finds for awhile. I'm not sure how I'll do as I picked up a 5' cabinet and an iron dolly this week, but I WAS able to lift them all by myself, so they don't count as large :)

Anyway, I thought I'd take a moment to share some fabulous small items I've found lately. Most of these are being added to my personal collection, at least for now, wink wink. I always joke that "everything is for sale... eventually".

This is a great old soap holder, that fits over those old cast iron tubs. Isn't it fabulous!

I traded another dealer for it. She took 2 large hard to haul items off my hand for it. It was a great trade in my book.

This is a neat item, Some sort of display case

I had it for months not knowing what to put inside. Then some of my trinket boxes broke, and it hit me how beautiful the lids are by themselves. So inside go 2 old trinket box lids, and a wonderful old metal chain purse.
I added a very strong magnet to keep it closed, and easy to open.

Isn't this bottle wonderful. Look at the lid, it's a crown. It's about 2" tall, simply wonderful.

I just love small treasures!!!!

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Gresham Barn Sale said...

Love the soap holder - very cool - I know you'll be hanging on to that for a good while...hope to see you soon!

Tamarah said...

Me too Margo....!

That soap hold is MAGNIFICENT & I love the display case....The lids you've displayed inside are so ornate....What a FAB idea....If your little bottle ever makes it's way to Etsy or Ebay would you give me a 'heads up'....It's BEAUTIFUL....!

Tamarah :o)

PS: 96 days to go....WOOHOO....!!!

The Green Pea said...

Margo, that is a wonderful soap holder, it looks like it is brass.. Have a nice weekend. sandi

Linda said...

Love the soap holder and the shadow box with the purse and lids...pretty!

q.D.paToOtieS said...
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q.D.paToOtieS said...

I love the display case -- those purses look perfect in there. Almost like it was meant to be!

P.S. Goofed up my first comment -- it's typical.

Vickie said...

Margo - that is one NEAT soap holder - Cool!

Tony is out of town this week - call me or email me and maybe we can meet for lunch!

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