Red and White from the Treasure Boxes

Hi everyone!

Yup, I am back to going through my auction treasure boxes. Today I pulled out some red and white finds. I only have one red thing to show today but, it is a mystery item and I am hoping someone knows what it is!

Don’t ya love a good mystery? I hope so and I hope you are good at solving them! Here is my mystery item.

3-11 Bargain Finds 0943-11 Bargain Finds 095Okay, tell me what it is! I can not figure out what on earth it does.

Okay, on to some white auction box finds.

3-11 Bargain Finds 086A pretty white milk glass bowl. It is being used to hold barrettes. 

3-11 Bargain FindsI was happy to find this little milk glass dish because this past summer I had bought 3 of them at a yard sale. So, now I have a set of four.

3-11 Bargain Finds 087Another fun surprise for me was finding a set of four of these little leaf plate. I have a set of four of the larger ones.

3-11 Bargain Finds 088I have a couple of these pretty milk glass pedestal bowls already but, I thought 3 of them together would make a pretty centerpiece one day. LOL.

3-11 Bargain Finds 0963-11 Bargain Finds 097I decided to use this one for a little Springtime decor.  I added a little yellow grosgrain  ribbon, added the little grapevine birds nest that was in an auction box along with a old heavy egg, a couple of little daffodils  and my little white bird. Simple but, cute.

3-11 Bargain Finds 1003-11 Bargain Finds 103Thank you for stopping by for a little visit with me today! I hope you are having a wonderful  week!




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17 comments :

  1. Call me weird but I just do not like milk glass...but what you did with it is so cute! Sometimes I have a hard time thinking outside of the box but everyone in blogland is helping me so much with that! As to your red item...at first I was thinking it was some kind of tenderizer but no little prongs or anything...maybe it is a muscle builder?? Good luck on that one..LOL

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  2. It looks like one of those hand exercisers to strengthen the grip. More great finds :o) Scarlett x

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  3. I have no idea what that red handled thing is! I DO love milk glass... I collect it too. And I really like the way you prettied it up for spring!

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  4. I love pulling out my grandmother's milk glass vases each summer. I love what you did with your ribbon and bird nest. So sweet.

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  5. The dish with the ribbon and bird nest is adorable! My mother in law has a complete set of milk glass dishes and glasses that I'm supposed to inherit some day. So my eye always is drawn to milk glass.
    The red thing is a mystery to me too!

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  6. I always love stopping by to see what you found in your boxes! Great stuff!

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  7. The red thingy is a hand exerciser...now we use stress balls...although milk glass is not my favorite, I love what you did with the little milk glass bowl.

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  8. Lovin' your little milk glass bowl Diann! Looks great with the nest and bird:@)

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  9. What IS that red springy thingy? I see someone said a hand strengthener. Hmmm. I can see that but it kinda looks kitcheny.

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  10. Well I was hoping you would know what that red thing was, but praise God a of the ladies did..LOL. I had to check out everyone's comment to see if someone would share. Girl, I'm so loving those milk glass pieces. I started collecting last year during yard sales and have picked up quite a few pieces so far. About 10..the one with the ribbon you added. OH MY!!!

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  11. Diann,
    I have no idea what the red thing is! LOL!!

    I do so love your milk glass pieces and I think the sweet vignette you created with the birdie and nest in that lovely milk glass dish is just darling!!

    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  12. My guess on the red item is some kind of bust exerciser! LOL! I love the milk glass wish I had more of it too!

    Hugs,
    LaDonna

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  13. Diann I love your auction boxes. The milk glass is a favorite of mine and the ribbon and birds nest look so cute! No idea what the red thing is either.

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  14. Well whatever it is, i like it! The chunky redness of it makes it look like an old kitchen item. I would say it's for stretching something in the kitchen. What would need stretching there? cheese cloth??? I wouldn't think they had hand exercisers back wehn... I'm really curious now! ♥

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  15. Diann,
    Very nice finds! I love the little birdie. I have no idea what the red handeled thing is. Interesting.
    Sherry

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  16. I just love milk glass! I think it works for any decor style, don't you? Very nice finds, and I wish I knew what that red thing was, but I'm thinking that Holly might be on to something. Maybe it's to stretch cheesecloth over a canning jar when you're canning something? Either way, it's a nice old piece of kitchenware!
    Happy REDnesday!
    Carol

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