A Few Bargain Vintage Things

Another recent find was this fun vintage clock. I got it at a yard sale and immediately took it back to our trailer to see it worked. It does! When we get home from camping, I plan on cleaning this up and doing a little project with it and hang it in our living room.

It is metal and still has the original tag on it.

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As you can tell from the cord, it is not super old.

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And yup, I paid ,50 cents for it!

This package of pillow case embroidery designs was sitting on the FREE table. I have a few embroidered pillow cases and I just love them. I am going to try to do some embroidery again soon and thought these would be some pretty designs.

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As you can see, someone cut out a few of the designs. But, still a fun find!

I got this old  small metal compact at the barn sale I mentioned earlier this week. I just thought it was fun.

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I have no idea if it will clean up or not. But, I still thought it was a cool find.

And I found this old frame for $1.00 at a yard sale. I already have this marked for a specific redo project!

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And lastly, I just thought this was such a cool and interesting book.

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This book shows all the Fall & Winter items that Montgomery Wards carried in their catalogs.

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burglerDon’t forget to check out my month long “Steal Diann’s Thrift Finds” Giveaway!

I am joining:

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24 comments :

  1. Wow! You really found some great things. Yard sales are my favorite places to shop! I really enjoy your blog. ~Chrissie
    http://chrissiescollections.blogspot.com

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  2. Hi Girlfriend...

    You always find the coolest things, my friend! I love your vintage clock! I don't think I've ever seen one quite like it...can't wait to see what you have up your sleeve for it! Hehe! Ohhh...and I love your embroidery transfers...you know how I love paisley patterns! You can't hardly find transfer patterns anymore! Well Darlin', thank you for sharing your latest loot with us...this was fun!

    Love ya,
    Chari

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  3. Nice Finds Dianne. But of course you are the Queen of Thrift. I am so jealous!

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  4. I love that clock!! Such a steal at 50 cents!!

    jenn14_85 at yahoo dot com

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  5. More great finds and future projects!
    I have a stash of the old Martha's transfers from an aunt who passed away. And somewhere I know I even have an iron!

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  6. Love the Montgomery Ward catalog. Catalog wishing was so much fun when I was a child.

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  7. Enjoying seeing all the things that you find.

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  8. There's a clock alot like yours at the flea market, and I look at it every week, tempted to buy it, but I'm afraid of old cords! I can SO picture it up on my wall though. Love all of your finds Diann!

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  9. I like looking at old mail order catalogs. I think I used to have that Ward's one.

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  10. A very nice post for today. Great thingies there. You have a beautiful blog. I am always pleased to find new ideas out there in cyberspace. I sure do remember the catalogs. That was the only way to get anything different many years ago. Blessings
    QMM

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  11. OH my you did really well! I never make out this good with my thrift finds, they typically end up costing a fortune!
    Terry

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  12. Loving that clock! It will look very cool in your house! Hope that compact cleans up, it looks very cool!

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  13. VERY cool items..I love the old Montgomery wards catalog! I remember going to (we called it) Monkey Wards when I was little...been long gone since then!
    Thanks for linking up..I can always count on you for interesting finds!
    HUGS to you!
    missy

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  14. You certainly have the eye for cool stuff! Love the clock, I'm on the hunt for one like that!

    The compact is adorable. I can't wait to see the pillowcases you'll embroider

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  15. Oh my favorite is the old catalog, it would be fun to sit with your favorite drink and look for hours.
    Ann

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  16. I like that clock. And love the embroidery patterns. Especially the feathery-looking ones.

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  17. Great finds! I LOVE the embroidery patterns for pillowcases.

    Jocelyn
    http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com

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  18. Great finds. My aunt gave me some pillowcases that were embroidered when I got married. Treasured gifts.

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  19. my mother used to ordered from Montgomery Wards! great buys

    tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

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  20. Those are all wonderful finds! So cool the clock still has the tag!

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  21. I"m loving those embroidery designs!! I have a vintage pillowcase collection.

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