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Friday, May 6, 2011

Canton Finds with KI

I realize that you all like to see the goods... so here is part of my Last Weekend Haul. Not all of this came from Canton, Some came from Winnie & Tulula's and some from other secret places:) I have 2 of these art decor iron lamps as seen above.


Sweet old bottles
I love an old rusty birdcage

I got several of these old pew pockets, These are the longer ones and I also have some shorter ones. See below for a project with them.
Love this old document box
Isn't this old telephone table the bomb!!! It even has a little pull out writing surface

And you know I love trouble lights.
some great small metal labels for assemblage projects
Are these tops??? Not sure, Marked King Scientific co Chicago on the end.

Tomorrow I'm headed to DFW to see the Red Shed Girls, then Lunch with my Mom and to see my Son in college and then ...
I pick up my new baby girl Lisa... Will post pics when I have them. Will need to give her some time to acclimate.

Now for the Project
When I purchased the pew pockets above Ki said, "These would make great risers", so I had to try it.
As you can see the long ones work great for a computer keyboard. I added some felt sticky feet to give the cord room to stick out the back.

Most of these items are already listed on my Etsy Store.





9 comments:

Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

All great finds!
Hope you have a great visit with your mom and your son-- Happy Mother's day to ya!

Pat

raggygirlvintage said...

Looks like you had FUN!!
Tracey

Garden Place Design said...

Yes they r toy tops..... they sold them on Ebay..

slommler said...

Wow! Love those art deco light fixtures! What wonderful items you have here! Fabulous!
Hugs
SueAnn

trash talk said...

Great stuff and fun idea for a riser! I first thought plumb bobs when I saw those silver thingys.
Debbie

Paula said...

They look like plumb bobs and not tops to me.

Elemental Mercury said...

I am CRAZY about that telephone table!!

dogsmom said...

I see the pew boxes as the start to flower boxes, or a letter keeper, or a lot of possibilities. It has been too long since I've found great architectural salvage.
I think Deb may be close with the plumb bob theory. It is just the hole placement that makes me hesitate to decide. (My surveyor just left this morning and won't be back for 2 weeks.)

Shabby Vintage Junk said...

Heya Margo....!

I hope you had a WONDERFUL Mothers Day....!!!!!

I LOVE your finds & am so ENVIOUS you got to spend time junkin' with Ki....I bet you both had a BALL....!!

....hahahahaha....Deb & I DO think alike 'casue I thought PLUMB BOBS too....!!!

Have a FABULOUS week Lovey....!

Cheers from Oz,
Tamarah :o)

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