Saturday, April 14, 2012

Flea Market Finds

Over Easter weekend, I hit the one and only flea market/antique shop in the small town where I grew up.  They had some nice things, some expensive things and two little gems that came home with me. 





I love the Sunshine Biscuit tin even though it's not perfect.   The chippy paint and rust just add character, I'm thinking of maybe some thyme planted in it or a low growing succulent.




I also grabbed this cast iron finial.  It was just sitting on a shelf just waiting for me to take it home.  It's wonderfully rusty and goes nicely in the living room with some of the other rustic items. 



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5 comments:

  1. I love it when I find the unexpected...herbs will look fantastic planted in the tray and the finial is really interesting!

    Happy Saturday!

    XO,
    Jane

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  2. Great finds - that box would make a perfect planter for herbs!
    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  3. Love all your finds! I just saw the cutest project where they added magnets to an old tin like that! Thanks for the inspiration!

    blessings,
    karianne

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  4. Really like your finds! Visiting from NTT.

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  5. Your tin is so cute. Love the planter idea!

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