Today was a most astounding day
Tonight I sit here on my couch feeling
kind of like an estate sale glutton tee hee
I had to run my son Jordan around
a little today. Friday is mowing day
at his grandparents across town
so I knew that somehow a couple of garage
sales would sneak their way
into our schedule.
Do you ever get that feeling that
something really special is waiting for you at
It was one of those days.
I thought I had hit the jackpot when in a free box
there was a beautiful antique lacquer jewelry box.
A tiny Made In Occupied Japan vase
and a Russian stacking doll.
But later in the day..Jordan went to
stay with his best buddy and we passed another
Growl...he said DON'T STOP
Take me first....Well OK. I did and sat and
chatted with Shannon for a bit
about our upcoming camping trip for my
Not really watching the time
I headed home...And the sale was still open
So I stopped
Look what I found
Published in 1891
By Addie E Heron
That is an understatement. This wonderful book is full
of illustrations and patterns and instructions.
Oh boy we are going to have fun with this one
I have left the plastic cover on it for now
It is in really good shape.
Now...This book was a find...but that was not all
35 Floral plates
Engravings of the great composers
Vintage paper doily's
A beautiful little Chippendale dresser (about 12 inches tall)
Art deco buttons
Are you swooning with me?
Here is a loose page I found tucked
into the paper doily's
Tomorrow I will take some pictures
to share with you.
But tonight I was just so excited I could not wait.