Happy Friday, friends! Hope you all have had a great week. Ben’s brother, sister-in-law, and niece visited this week. We hadn’t seen them in over a year. Long overdue. When us girls get together, we like to do some shopping. Mostly at thrift stores, and there’s a great consignment shop in town that her family owns. Of course we had to go. Twice. So many great things, so little time to see everything. So here are my favorites and a few items that I brought home.
Look at this cool vintage chess set. 79 bucks, but so pretty and detailed.
And a beautiful giant jug. Seriously giant, about 18 inches in diameter at the largest point.
Or these cool horse heads. The kids obsessed over them almost as much as I did.
I’ve never seen this style champagne flute. Brass bottom and stainless top.
Speaking of brass, how about a brass cowboy boot and horse?
Ben even found something. A denim cowboy hat. Luckily he didn’t go home with it.
But a few pretties came home with me. A set of marble horse head bookends for 8 bucks and a brass squirrel nutcracker for $6.
I’ve seen similar sets of bookends for $20 or more. They’re not an exact match, but I like that.
We don’t have a nutcracker, so I had to pop, American Picker style, on this one.
Brass, vintage, squirrel, and useful.
We had a great time visiting, laughing (a lot), eating (a lot!), shopping, and hanging out. Too bad it couldn’t last longer. Now we’re back to our same old routine and ready for the weekend. And maybe get some projects done. What are your weekend plans? Found anything great at a thrift store recently?
P.S. We saw a familiar face on American Idol last night. Ben’s adorable, sweet, and talented (!) cousin Isabelle. She and Keith Urban sang Baby, It’s Cold Outside. We’re so happy for her!