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Sunday, March 7, 2010

Weekend Finds and Elizabeth's March Tag


I've finally made Elizabeth's March Tag Along! In case you don't know what that is, Elizabeth makes a different tag every month, and she so generously shares the images that she uses, and wants you to tag along with her! Her blog is full of crafting inspiration!

I went thrifting on Friday, and found this huge old Mother card, which is a lovely addition to my "Mother" collection that I accidentally started last summer. I kept finding those old framed Mother poems really cheap, and they're so charming that I decided I'd start a collection! Isn't that how most collections start....by accident?

I found these old Made In Japan figurines on Wednesday, when I talked Mr. Old Glory into stopping at a Salvation Army store while we were out running errands. These were all 25-60 cents each, and that angel is something that I kept getting outbid on at Christmastime on Ebay. It's like I always say, if you wait long enough, you'll find what you're looking for, at your price! I hope YOU found some treasures this weekend too!

18 comments:

Shelley said...

Love that old Mothers card...such a sweet scene in it...great finds as well....love the little angel...what a great buy....blessings on your week....

Tennis Girl said...

Carol,
I had a little angel like that one with October on it, my birthday month. I wonder if my Mom still has it somewhere?
Robin

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

Love your thrifty finds...that card with the vintage house is amazing! So beautiful! Don't you just love those vintage cards and their colors and designs! Have a wonderful day, Carol! Hugs, Coralie

Julie said...

What wonderful finds, Carol! Love that Mother's Day card--may I use that for a card sometime? I love that style!

Hope your day is lovely!

Linda said...

Great thrifting finds. I love the Mother's Day card, but that sweet angel. So glad one finally came your way.

Holly, the Old Western Gal said...

Love your finds -- and it's true, so many times, if you wait, the "one and only" item you felt you could NEVER find again -- Shows up again, cheaper, too!!!

GardenofDaisies said...

The Mother card is gorgeous!
Don't you just love all the things that Elizabeth posts on her blog? I am almost done with one of her penny rugs.

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

Your March tag is delightful!!! What a great job! I love it.
I also love what you did with Elizabeth's little chick idea.
Hope your burns have healed by now. : )
M.L.

The American Homemaker said...

I love the card! Beautiful!

Holly- Girls At Heart said...

Oh I luva, luva pink gingham! ♥

Jane said...

Hi Carol,
I have an "accidental" collection of framed mother poems too. I would find them super cheap at thrift stores and the next thing you know I had several. I have since seen them at antique malls and they want a pretty price for them there.
Have a great week.
Jane

Jacqueline said...

Carol...I had a fun weekend in Oregon at the Palmer Wirf antique show and staying at a bed and breakfast...that is another story but it was fun to get away.

I bought a Chatty Cathy and Barbies and a gnome of course.

Just stopping by tonight before I turn out the lights and back to work tomorrow. Thanks for your email...I got it!

Diane said...

I bet you are having fun joining in on Elizabeths Tag Swap! Oh and that quick stop in the Salvation Army sure paid off! Hugs, Diane

PlantSomeRoots@Lakewood said...

Cute tag!

Together We Save said...

Great finds!!

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