Thursday, April 9, 2015

Vintage Finds of the Week #1

Welcome to my first edition of "Vintage Finds of the Week!" From now until Fall I will be posting what I find each week in some shape or form. (Collage or single photos...only time will tell!)

It is spring and we've started going out each week looking for new finds... and I really enjoyed myself as you can see:

From the beautiful "Pavia Pink" Gorham china teacup to the gold shabby baby shoes, I was very pleased with my finds which will go into my Bella Rosa shops. The .com as well as the shop on Etsy.

The brass sconces were made in Spain. I will need to do a little research before I list these.

If you love tea then the stacked teapot set will tickle your fancy! I loved the bright floral chintz pattern. It is called "Bermuda Island Flowers" by C. Holding.

The very first item in the collage fooled me at first. I thought it was a vintage lace collar. They are quite common. What I discovered after touching it, was that it is made up of all beads. Yes, beads!
A beautiful piece for someone who appreciates beadwork.

The baby shoes were found in the bottom portion of the original box. It looked like someone tried to imitate the "bronzed baby shoe" look. Instead, they have this awesome shabbiness about them. I added the pink seam binding as "ties." So sweet!

The following items I will be listing in my "retro" shop:

A happy find!
LuRay pastels salt & pepper set

Did this apron once belong to
a happy homemaker?

Too darn cute. Where were these cake
toppers when I was
planning Bebe's Carnival party?

I will probably keep these for the lake house.

Remember playing this game?
This version is from the 80's.
I would have played with one from the
 70's but we'll keep that one quiet.

Another great week of vintage shopping.
These are so fun!
Can't wait to see what we find this weekend....
Until then... happy hunting!
Linking to Vintage Inspiration Party
and Pink Saturday


Mrs. Kelley Dibble said...

The Bozo the Clown cupcake toppers are definitely from the '60s. I discovered one of those in my grandmother's sewing tin.

Cute finds!


Joyce @ WP said...

ooh... the sconces are beautiful! I've been thinking about doing more along this line too... so don't think I'm copying if I ever get around to it :) (altho imitation - flattery - there is that!) We'll see how it goes. The shoes are too cute. I'm assuming you added that little pink ribbon :) lovely!

Victoria said...

Those sconces are to die for! So gorgeous! I came across my oldest son's baby shoes a few weeks ago, not nearly as pretty as the ones you found tho!

I had Operation and also, it was in the 70's:) I bought it for my kids in the 90's but they never loved it as much as I did, probably because boys don't like to sit still:)

Have a wonderful weekend! I saw that my little butcher block is due to arrive tomorrow so I'll be stalking the mailbox:)

Tami @ Creative girl Vintage said...

Beautiful finds, Jill...
So happy spring is in the air & we can seek out our special treasures again!!
Xo Tami

Rita C at Panoply said...

Cute little apron and LuRay s/p!