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Sunday, April 14, 2013

Christmas in April?

The weather was just gorgeous yesterday so H and I just goofed off all day!  We had been working hard all week and needed a break!  We are painting the brick on our house....quite a BIG job...and I can't wait to show you the amazing transformation when we are done!

We got up early and went to about a dozen garage sales...didn't buy one thing!  (hard to believe, lol)    Then we went to an estate sale and they had lots of treasures!    I fell in love with Mr and Mrs Santa...$10 for both.  I had to buy a whole table of Christmas to get this gorgeous carousel....sometimes they bundle things together like that!

I loved the expression on Mrs Santa's face!

In the bundle was a Dept 56 Donut will go perfect with my Christmas kitchen theme.

The pictures does't do justice to this set of Charles Keath Santa candles ...they are so cute!

There was a couple of Walmart houses in the bundle and a beautiful nativity set.  

I paid $40 for the table of Christmas .....but I sold 2 boxes of houses for $15 to a lady that needed them to complete her set!  So the total cost was only $25!
I plugged in the carousel last plays 30 different songs!  I can't wait to use this in my Christmas decorating this year!

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  1. Penny!! Now you know me and Christmas so you know that I am just drooling!!
    Is the Carousel a Mr. Christmas item? It looks as if it is. What great buys and the Mr. and Mrs. Santa are just darling and you are so right!! Mrs. Santa has a lovely facial expression!!

    Good for you , my friend!! Can't wait to see your home transformation!!


  2. Acabei de conhecer o seu blog e achei lindo,maravilhoso!!!Me visite:
    Siga-me e pegue o meu selinho!!!


    Beijos Marie.

  3. Don't you just love it when it all comes together like that?! I know I do-have a good week.

  4. The little carousel is adorable and I also love the Mr. and Mrs. Santa... with things like this, it could be C'mas everyday, my friend! Don't you just love great finds?! Thank you for stopping buy sweet friend. Big hugs,

  5. Oh Penny, in your blog and in home is always Christmas! The little carousel is delicious.

  6. Woweeee you have found some great treasures Penny, I love it all ;)


  7. What great fun! Happy for you. It's never TOO early to start thinking about Christmas! lol!

    Laura from Sunday View

  8. Wowsers. That was a GREAT find at the estate sale. Looked like nice quality one. Happy for you! I love the carousel. Susan

  9. You have to grab those deals when you find them even if it means Christmas in April. ;-) Looks like you found some really nice treasures to enjoy for years to come. Visiting from Masterpiece Monday. Have a wonderful week. ~ Wanda

  10. Oh, your little carousel is adorable. Fun to find such great things.

  11. Hi Penny,
    That carousel is wonderful! I have always been a big fan of carousels.
    Thanks for sharing with us your Christmas finds.

  12. Hello Penny!
    You're lucky to find so wonderful things! I love Carrousels too, and this one is marvellous!

  13. Wow, great finds! Love the carousel, cutest thing!
    Thanks so much for sharing at Amaze Me Monday!

  14. You sure hit it great, what finds for so little. So nice of you to sell the items to that lady to complete her set. You should feel good to share your bounty with her. Bless your heart.
    You have a very pretty home from what I've seen.
    Happy days Penny

  15. Such a great group of Christmas treasures! You were at the right place at the right time. First by finding the great price and then by sharing with the other shopper to lower your price even more. Enjoy!


  16. Fabulous finds, I love the carousel. Thanks tons for joining Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

  17. HI Penny,

    Wow! Great finds. I love the carousel and like you Mrs. Santa. Thanks so much for joining us again this week at Transformed Tuesday.

    Peggy~PJH Designs

  18. Great finds......Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week; I hope you’ll join us again!

    Kathy Shea Mormino

    The Chicken Chick

  19. Oh lovely lady, I just linked up at your fun party! Hope you'rehaving a nice weekend. Big hugs,

  20. Thank you so much for sharing your talent at the Pretty Things party this week Penny! Hope to see you again tonight for another party :)

    xo, Tanya


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