Monday, February 4, 2013

Architectual Finds

I know I always write about how helpful my husband is, and, once again, I will give him credit for these fantastic finds.  Yard sales have been slim to none lately with none leading the pack.  On Friday, my husband told me about a sale in an area I never ever go to and I let him know I never drive that far for a yard sale.  It was a whole six blocks outside of my route.  Well, Saturday none was winning again, so I put the address of the sale into my GPS and off I went.  I found even more things but you will get a good feel for the great stuff I found.
These two arched windows are not old but look great and were just the kind of thing I was searching for.  The horse is wood and metal and this little cabinet is incredibly cute.  It's made of old wood and has a ceiling tin door and a glass door knob.  Love it!!!!!  That little garden angel is not old either but he's adorable especially wearing this cement crown that I also found.
I found six of these white ceiling tins and then this fabulous green moulding with incredible patina and there were lots of odds and ends of beautiful hooks and small chippy pieces of wood with great hardware attached.  And last but not least were these two metal reindeer.  I might take them into the shop now and put them on one of my high shelves.  You never know, someone with a mountain cabin might want to purchase them now.  So once again, I have to give a big shout out to my wonderful husband.
Thanks for taking a peak.  Hope you all had a great weekend too.
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26 comments:

Lorilee said...

Wow, kudos to your husband. Awesome finds.
Blessings,
Loriliee

Suzan Sweatman said...

WOW - what amazing finds - I'm in love with that horse!!!
Lucky you :)
XXX

Lynda Bergman Decorative Artisan said...

Every single thing is just wonderful!! Good job! I bet you'll go there again. Lynda

Danelle Harvey said...

Awesome.... I LOVE finding garage sales like that. We found one last year similar... and I remember every detail!!! HA!

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Wow, what great finds!! That is why we keep doing this junking thing! Every once in a while we hit a jackpot sale!

Carol

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Maggie,
Congrats to your winner. I hope they reply soon.
Love your finds. Looks like you had more then a great day this time.
Thank you for the well wishes. I am doing a bit better but have pleurisy now. Going to take some time to get over this.
Have a great week.
hugs, Celestina Marie

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

High five to hubby. Old or not, your finds look great.

Deneen@dreaming-n-color said...

Awesome finds Maggie! Love the windows!

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

Lucky you to have a scouting agent in the house! WOW!! I can't believe you found all that great stuff at one sale! I LOVE that little wall cabinet!

thepaintedapron.com said...

Great stuff! You certainly know where to go to find so many goodies in one day
Jenna

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Wow ~ you definitely hit the mother lode on these finds, Maggie! I love everything you found. I guess it pays to drive a few extra blocks sometimes. : ) I'm looking forward to the community yard sale they do here every year. It is coming up in a few months. It's perfect when you find a whole block that participates because you can walk from one end to the other {and not have to keep moving your car}.

TracyMB @ Crows Feet Chic said...

Wu-hoo! Extra points for hubby! Love those windows -- super finds! :)

Sam said...

Those blue windows are calling me. I just figured out your shop is only a couple hours from here so I'm thinking a small road trip may be in order.

Annette T. said...

Maggie, you so lucked out on those windows. They look old to me. And a note to Sam, you should definitely come visit the shop Maggie is at. Her displays are so beautiful. You will not be disappointed.

Pendra said...

You hit paydirt... what does that even mean? Amazing finds, love those windows and that adorable horse and those tins... your hubby did good!
~Pendra

Lorraine Finkbeiner said...

OMG...I'm sure you can't appreciate how amazing to find these things at a YARD SALE!! An Estate Sale...yes, but a YARD SALE!!! Lucky girl married to an excellent scout!!! You need to keep him around!

Marilyn Gray said...

OMG! I did not see a notification on the win. Please let me not be too late. I so want to win this. Thank you so much! I am including all my emails below, lol!
Marilyn Gray
southernlady582003@yahoo.com
msmarilyngray@gmail.com
toocuteboutiques@gmail.com

Marilyn Gray said...

OMG! I did not see a notification on the win. Please let me not be too late. I so want to win this. Thank you so much! I am including all my emails below, lol!
Marilyn Gray
southernlady582003@yahoo.com
msmarilyngray@gmail.com
toocuteboutiques@gmail.com

Bliss said...

The tin, yeah I want the tin.

Bliss

Dee @ A Lapin Life said...

Oh wow you did score Maggie! I love the arched windows.

Shabby chic Sandy said...

Wow--great finds! I would be thrilled to find things like that :)

The Refeathered Roost said...

I love the arched window finds. How I would love to find something like this to go on top of our bookcase! That's what I call a good haul!
melinda

michele said...

awesome finds!

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Inspired by you said...

Cannot believe the finds! You are soooo lucky!!

Jamie -Better With Age said...

Awesome finds!! What a score. I'm glad I found your blog {via common ground party}. I'm your newest follower!
Jamie ~ Better With Age

karen@somewhatquirky said...

Oh MY! Best haul ever! You know I'm a freak for metal. I like metal even more than I like black and white. I love the windows - they would be perfect for my mantle. If I lived close to your shop I would for sure buy the reindeer!