What a fun week I've had thrifting. I am always forgetting about the Assistance League Of Austins thrift store and this week when I remembered to go to their Wednesday sale – it was filled with all sorts of fun things.
I love old games and found three great ones. Bingo! Always a fav to have on hand for art. Keep 1/2 the cards and some for the store!
This little IQ game is just so pretty with the old marbled white plastic and red pegs.
Four books of birds of America and a Fortune Telling birthday book.
Three for our store and one to keep.
This is for the store also…a 1971 Jim Beam Texas Jackrabbit bottle. It's just sooo cute!
What will a quarter buy there? Lots and lots of old ric rac and some turquoise ribbon of which you can never have too much! A darling '50s housewife picture for a display at the store $2 ( and she looks like Betty Draper herself!) Cute flatware - $2. And a handwarmer???? my husband wanted this!
Cute blocks that I plan to alter…4/$1!
Pretty old postcards .50! And the cutest tea party game – I'm not sure what I'll do with it yet but it's adorable.
And for Pink Saturday - my splurge. …..this pink plastic bank was at the Austin Antique Mall. I thought it would look so cute in my upstairs attic bedroom but thought nahhh – until I saw the back!
From my hometown McAllen there was my old telephone exchange Murry 6! My number was MU6-4448 – no area codes then….or zipcodes either or even zones! Five bucks for a piece of my past? Priceless!
So do any of you hail back to the dark ages when we had telephone exchanges with names? Like MUrry, STerling, or DUdley? Imagine – a whole family had the same, single telephone number and you always knew where to find the phone because it was – get this - connected to the wall and the battery never went dead because….there was no battery!!!! Ahhh – the good old days….but thinking back we also didn't have air conditoning etc so nevermind – I like 2010 just fine!
Claudia for Friday Finding Beauty and
Cindy for Show and Tell Friday and