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Monday, October 8, 2012

What's on the Kitchen Island this week?

What's on the kitchen island this week?  I usually take my treasures photo's on the island because the lighting is so good!  I found this vintage leather suitcase ($3) at an estate sale last week end.  Somehow I didn't get a post done last week on my treasures, so I just added them in to this post. The lamp shades were also purchased last week end  at the auction ($20 for both)

Some pretty place mats  ($2)

A few small Christmas ornaments ($2) and a vintage tablecloth ($2)

This looks like a vintage coffee pot to me, but it came with tea glasses, so I am not sure! ($3) 

This is some bird net ($1) for a fruit tree, but I had another idea for it!

I saw it as a soft billowing wedding veil!

If this net keeps the birds off the fruit trees, maybe it will keep that spider off my dress form!

So I draped it on my dress form in the bedroom!  Here is the link to my spooky bedroom post if you would like to see more of the wedding dress!

This is where the lamp shades are now.

I got this stand with all the jewelry on it for $1. I plan to paint the stand white later.

Trash or treasure?....I think they are treasures!

The Thrifty Groove
The Shabby Nest


  1. Hi Penny... love your little suitcase and the price is fantastic!... xoxo Julie Marie

  2. I agree with you!!!Treasures!!!As usual, dear Penny, i love everything. The bird net in a wedding veil...great idea!

  3. Hi darling, what wonderful treasures you found. Your scale in your header picture is incredible. hugs ~lynne~

  4. You are always finding such great stuff:) Thanks for sharing

  5. Thanks for sharing. Great wee suitcase. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

  6. Love the leather suit case, I'd love to have one! Thanks for stopping by, Laura

  7. Penny,
    Great finds once again!!

    I love that sweet suitcase!!


  8. Definitely treasures and such bargains. That little suitcase is wonderful. I love vintage Christmas ornaments, and the ones you found are so pretty. I need to come shopping with you. So many great bargains! laurie

  9. Fab finds!! Wish I could get a closer peek at the ... doily ... especially the pineapple border.

  10. I never have that kind of luck when I am out browsing. You can keep the spider.

  11. Great vintage finds! I especially like the retro pitcher and glasses. A great set! Happy VTT!

  12. OMG! I am loving the suitcase and the placemats. What lovely treasures!

  13. What a great estate sale that was! You've got some wonderful finds. I love that tea set.
    Happy VTT!

  14. Oooh I'll take a side of those Christmas Ornies to go. Lucky lucky!! Great photos!! :)

    Sarah & le Weens

  15. Oh girl you found some wonderful thrifty treasures! Love those placemats! Thank you for sharing at TTF! Have a fun weekend.

  16. Great suitcase and you were very creative with the net for a veil in your spooky vignette.

    Distressed Donna Down Home


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