Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Cotton City Christmas

I don't believe I ever got around to posting my Cotton City Christmas pictures. So, for right now, I think We Need A Little Christmas.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Visions of Sugar Plums . . .

For the most part my Christmas decorating is done! After seeing a similar idea on Pinterest, (my new favorite website), I wanted to try to decorate my dining room chandelier. I have a gingerbread themed tree on my buffet so the candy ornaments match perfectly! I keep thinking visions of Sugar Plums . . .

On a recent trip to an out of town thrift store I ran across this cute little number. Remember puffy paint and fabric appliques? Tacky Christmas craft at its finest! I can see someone winning an ugly Christmas sweater contest with this sweatshirt.

Cute little kitsch Christmas ornaments hot glued on the applique and then trimmed in puffy paint. Notice how one of the little ornaments has come off of the shirt and only the glue blob remains. Nice.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Christmas at Queen's Attic

I'm still having major mobile blogging issues...hence the postage stamp size pictures and their random order. Ugh!

I snapped these pictures after my Christmas re-do. Several nice offerings including a nativity blow mold set with angels! And a baker's rack decked out in Silver and Gold..... Silver and gold...silver and gold. Don't hate me if that song gets in your head! I'm still trying to work out my issues and hope to have them resolved soon!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Just a Few Tidbits

I apologize for my blog post earlier this week. My photos were all out of whack! I think they're fixed now. Let's just say that I've not been having the best of luck with my mobile blogging apps. It probably has something to do with the new iPhone update that I haven't done yet....

I left off one of my finds from last week....a nice, wrought iron baker's rack for $12.00. Should be able to flip for a nice profit. Does flip apply to non real-estate transactions? :)

For all my fellow boothers out there, if you're like me and constantly need plate holders for display, check out this neat idea. It's a fork turned into a plate holder. It was pretty sturdy and a good way to have cheap plate or book stands.

I need more shelf space at my second antique booth. So my dear husband is building this out of the last of my Restore doors. This little shelf measures 21" wide by 12" deep and I can't remember how high. It should hold lots of goodies! I just need to decide on the color to paint it.


Monday, November 7, 2011

Another Wonderful Day in the Life of a Junker

Today was a wonderful day! Weather wise, purchase wise, every wise! I was on the road before sunrise:

I found tons of great stuff at great prices and filled my car! A true sign of success to a hard core junker-- a full car!

Today is a big football day in L.A. Alabama plays LSU in what some are calling the game of the century. Well, I don't know about that-- but it should be very interesting.

Yes, I wore my houndstooth scarf today! Roll Tide. And yes, I had Cracker Barrel for breakfast. Yum.

I had to run in the library, ok , I walked. I saw this cute quilted bookshelf wall hanging and just had to snap a picture of it. It is a quilt designed to look like a bookshelf! Very clever and another great quilt scrap project!

Now i have to empty my car and sort my goodies. Or I could take a nap. (Smile).

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Random Things Found While Out Thrifting

I've had exceptional thrifting luck the last couple of weeks! This thrills me to no end! However, I've also seen some pretty weird things too. Case in point:

One faux Snowbabies figurine? I can get past the resin part. I can get past the fact that it looks like the little angel is doing some kind of calisthenic that we would have done in elementary school. I cannot get past the purple face. I definitely found humor in the purple face. Because--that's how I look when I try to touch my toes! Ha ha ha!

One more quick picture from my iPhone camera roll. Now let me disclaim that, as a rule, I do not take pictures of people as they are driving down the road. I'm pretty sure a guy tried to snap a picture of my mini KFC chicken bucket that I carried around for several months on the top of my backseat. That is until I figured out what he was doing and as Jacob would say "jammed up" the brakes. He was real quick to throw his camera down as he tried to control his car. Ha ha. All that said, when i saw this guy I figured he was putting it out there for the world to see so he wouldn't mind if I showed you, right?

Yes, this is a man in lower Alabama riding around with a stuffed monkey on his motorcycle.