Friday mornings after my coffee date with the girls, I take $20 & see just how far I can get it to stretch in the thrift & antique shops that are scattered around our little town. I love looking for Pyrex, blue Ball jars, crates & vintage materials to upcycle for work projects. Some days those are easier to find than others, but regardless of the purchases I make, the adventures in antiquing are never ending. Interesting shops, owners & items bring about interesting stories, bargaining skills are always tweaked & reading people & guessing stories behind objects is always a great form of entertainment. Here are a few snapshots from today.
An insanely cool Jack Daniels photobooth.
Lots of great Pyrex pieces. I scored a great pie plate in coral for $8.
This fabulous Singer sewing machine in a shop whose prices were astronomical.
Tons of cast iron from the past few decades.
A “field phone” in mint condition. I was intrigued.
What I ended up emptying my (quite shallow) pocket over: pyrex & a Coke crate. Both of which will be utilized in my kitchen & market booth. Total spent: $28.
Are you a fan of vintage / thrifting / antiquing? What are your favorite finds?
Have a wonderful weekend & may the prices be on your side.