Sunday, June 20, 2010

SANDWICH! flea market finds

There is a lot of talk of 'sandwich!!!' at our place since we took receipt of two foam mattresses that are now gracing our playroom.
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This is my first 'flea market finds' posting, and have had a bonza week. Firstly, at the home of the mattresses came these gifted lounge cushions, perfect for my $10 cane lovely from the not-to-be home of Skelton St, Hamilton East. They fit, they were free, AND they are white, very white.
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Then, with $5.50 in my funds, Rex and I spotted a local g'sale and found these: an old copper pot, soon to be flowing overeth with mint, and a lovely 36inch ruler. At the same place there was a 35mm Canon SLR with leather cover, a slide projector and various lenses. Not 'spewin' as yet, so according to my 'rules, it wasn't to be...
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I like to find and seek, so I think this 'fleamarketfindin' is going to be a regular posting ie "what new junk did we collect this week" There should be a mid-week, "what did we recycle, give-away, gift, repurpose' post also, unless we can find space in our lives for more 'stuff'.

3 comments:

bowerbirdz said...

My dad had a ruler like that in his shed when I was growing up in the 60s - thanks for the memories!

Catherine said...

I agree with you about needing a mid-week clean out / give away / repurpose - am just doing some tidying now and thinking that very thing!

Susan L (lily40au) said...

i know what you mean ... i need to institute the something goes out before something comes in rules at my house!
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