Saturday, October 27, 2012

Finds of the Week

This week has been a good mix of thrifting, bargain finds and garden surprises
A lovely big rustic earthenware Italian bowl for $3
A large pure linen handmade tablecloth with monogram
for $8- love it!
An old sewing drawer which I have already sanded as I'm going to paint it white
I bought a ruched white doona cover and pillowslips for under  $50 which includes postage
We planted a new David Austin rose last year called "Princess Alexandra of Kent" and they have come in masses this spring

Lemon Thyme 

Linking up with  Cap Creations
                              A Living Space
                                  Apron Thrift Girl
                             Knick of Time
                                              French Country Cottage
                                    Ivy and Elephants
                               Coastal Charm
                                         Shabby Art Boutique
                                       The Thrifty Groove
                               Rose Vignettes


  1. Beautiful finds! Love that big white bowl. Great price on it, too!

  2. Gorgeous finds, please don't paint that little drawer, its beautiful all shabby and sanded, just perfect!!!

  3. The font of the monogram on that tablecloth is beautiful, and the sewing drawer looks like a great project!
    Thanks for linking up with us!

  4. I am so obsessed with monogrammed things...I would have snapped that tablecloth up in a second! Great finds all around!

  5. Great finds! I am curious, after you pain the sewing drawer what will you use it for? It's lovely as are your roses, my goodness! Thank you for sharing at Cap Creations.

    1. It's going on my recently white painted table in my bedroom to hold my watches

  6. I love gardening and love the peeks of your garden! Id have bought the sewing draw too, but this week my secondhand buy was a 30's / 50's sofa!
    Aqeela xx

  7. Great finds and what a beautiful garden :)
    Cas x

  8. Beautiful bowl, tablecloth, sewing drawer--I love the beautiful detailing on each one of these lovely items! Your garden is very pretty, too.

  9. Great scores Meg! I LOVE that doona bed coverlet!!And your garden looks beautiful. Vanna

  10. Your garden photos made me happy. Today I have been cutting back and covering for the cold so that every plant is tucked in. Loved your finds - the sewing drawer and the tablecloth are my favorites.

    Distressed Donna Down Home

  11. Lovely! I'm so happy to have you join for Fresh-Cut Friday. I hope you will consider
    adding a link back to the party. Your Roses are so gorgeous. Thank you for sharing.
    Have a wonderful weekend.


  12. I bet that lemon thyme smells super good! Your roses are beautiful!

  13. Well I just love all your recent thrifted treasures! The linen is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing at TTF and have a fun weekend!

  14. Those are some lovely, lovely finds! The sewing drawer is going to be perfect painted white. Thank you for sharing. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House which goes live at 8am CST on Monday. Hope to see you at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  15. Oh I love that large white bowl. I do believe one can't have too many of these..what great finds. I love a good day of bargain hunting..


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