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Saturday, August 25, 2012

I Love Junkin!!

Mr Penny and I had so much fun at the yard sales this week end.  We went out for a little while on Friday and the only thing  we bought was this old typewriter. Isn't she a beauty???  $8.  I looked her up on the internet and I think she was made about 1920-1925.

She is a Remington Portable, and she is in excellent condition.

Look how the keys come up!  She works like a charm!  

The case is not in very good shape, has a leather strap and the latch works!

I just love her! 

I found this old medicine cabinet today..$10.

She has lots of charm!  The mirror has a lot of great fatinia!!

The inside is pretty rough!  I think that hole on the back is actually the hanger!!!

I got this cute little milk glass lamp for $2.. I collect milk glass so I hardly ever pass a good piece up.

I loved this rice sack!  I got it at the auction.  I bought a pile of stuff for $2.50, there were not many people there and stuff was going pretty cheap!

I got this trash can for .50, it is fabric covered and has a glass liner.

Metal heart box .25

This wool rug was in that stack of stuff that I got at the auction for 2.50.  I really only wanted the rose rice sack, but I had to buy the whole stack.  There was also 3 burlap potatoe sacks in the stack.

The rug is in very good condition, but I don't decorate southwest!  I will try to find someone to enjoy it and give it to them.

I bought another box at the auction for $1.00.  This sweet metal box was in it. And those 2 branded things to the side of it...don't know what they are!

I got this little aqua cannister for .50

This sweet piece of silver and the serving spoon and fork were 2.00

The top has great fatinia!

My grandmother had one of these door stops.  She made it out of a syrup jar filled with beans! This was in my .1.00 box!

I got these 3 bead necklaces for .75.  I had seen a bead rosary that someone made for their santos, thought I might try to made one for mine!

I love to go junkin and I hope you enjoyed seeing all my treasures!!

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I'm showing my junk over at Junkin Joe's!


  1. Wow! You got some great goodies! And I love your typewriter-it was a steal!

  2. I want to live where you live.... such steals!!! You have found some gems for sure, but I have to say my favorite is the typewriter. I have the vintage Remington that I used to type little stories on while visiting my aunt and uncle. It holds such special meaning for me! So glad I found your blog and would love to have you come on over and visit mine! Pull up a comfy chair and let's just sit, chat, and munch sweet treats I made just for you! tee, hee!! Oh! and I am your newest follower and would love to have been mine!!

  3. Penny, you had an incredible junking experience, such great items and for great prices. I love the milk glass lamp. And the fact that the typewriter still works!! xo

  4. Penny,
    Great finds!!! Especially that typewriter and medicine cabinet!

  5. I think everyone in that age range had one of those door stops made with a syrup bottle. My Mom had one, too. You found some very neat things there. I just got a typewriter that is very similar to yours but my own is a Royal- same size though- xo Diana

  6. Wow! I love love love the typewriter and the silver. Like you, I would have jumped on those babies! Found you on Nifty Thrifty Sunday Link Party.

  7. This is me scrolling down your post: Oh, that's my favorite. No, that's my favorite. No, I love that one.

    You get the picture. You scored big time in real time, girl! I agree the rug is a little modern for my tastes, but the rice sack!
    Came over from Overflowing -
    Distressed Donna Down Home

  8. My mom has the same lamp in her kitchen! I think it may have broken last year, but it was def. the same one! So funny.

  9. LOVE the typewriter~A FABULOUS FIND! And I also adored the rice sack! Such pretty art work on it! From one sweetie to another~~~~Roxie

  10. Penny,
    I would definitely say that you had a good day at the sales!!
    That typewriter is to die for and at that price, WOW!!


  11. Wow--I love the typewriter and the rice sack!

  12. Such great treasures, Penny! Love the typewriter and the medicine cabinet!! Nice haul!! Thanks for visiting Timewashed! It's great to meet you!!
    Happy Sunday!

  13. I love your new treasures Penny! In particular the medicine cabinet and the rice sack.

  14. Such great find, Penny! I especially love your typewriter, when our girls were small we had one of those and they loved to "type" on it. It brings back sweet memories!

  15. Good morning Penny... wow!... you found some truly wonderful treasures!... I love everything, especially your old typewriter... what a beauty!... wishing you a blissful day, xoxo Julie Marie

  16. Hay,

    Your blog is amazing!
    I will follow your blog.
    Please take a look into my world.

    Love from Marijke

  17. My mom or grandma had a milk glass lamp like that! :)

  18. Super finds! I remember those milk glass lamps from my childhood,think my mom had one.
    Saw you sharing at Debbiedoo's Newbie Party
    Debbie :)

  19. Oh my goodness. What a treasure trove auction you found. Any chance it was in TX? I'd love to find an auction like that. Found you through overflowing with creativity.

  20. You were in the right auction at the right time. You finds were great. Wish I was close, that rug would be great in my daughters early marriage home here in Texas.


  21. It's party time over at Debt Free Mommy Blog and you're invited!! Please stop on in and link up with Making Space Mondays. We look forward to seeing any post(s) about making your space better. Hope to see you there. -Tabitha

  22. What great finds! I love that handles on that case.....and that typewriter! Absolutely wonderful!


  23. Looks like you got some great stuff! That typewriter is really cool!

    I would love it if you linked this up at my link party! You can find it here:

  24. WOW! Sweet finds! I found you through The Cottage Market - Junkin' Joe's.

  25. HI! I love your blog and am your newest follower. I was hoping that you would hop on by my blog and follow me back!



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