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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Friday Finds

So last week I told everyone about these awesome stores Travis and I discovered up in Louisville and well... we went back this past weekend! We just had too! Saturday, Dixie Trading Post was having a sidewalk sale- so a garage sale on top of all the good deals inside! HELLO- CAN'T MISS THAT! Then Sunday, we headed back to Tickled Pink because apparently Sundays are the BEST day to go and OH, IT WAS! :) So here are our fabulous finds from this past weekend. I can't wait to use everything and actually be able to post what we did with them instead of random pictures of the objects. Travis has been out of town this week for work and I need some of his manual labor with some of this stuff. What else are husbands good for anyways?! lol

Here are those fabulous windows I was telling you about last Friday. They are actually different from the ones there last week and I LOVE these SO MUCH MORE! They are white on one side and this blue/gray on the other. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the blue side! Got these 2 for $5.00 @ Tickled Pink. YEAH!! Not sure where they are going yet b/c of the next item we purchased took their spot.

Bought these white shutters as well. $4.99 a piece also at Tickled Pink. Couldn't pass them up. Loved how worn they were. I have BIG plans for these that I am super excited about. They will end up in our living room once Travis get home (enter manual labor here.)

Up Close shot of the shutters.

Chandelier that Travis picked up for his room. It doesn't look like this anymore but it isn't fully finished yet so you will have to wait to see what it looks like now a little longer. Found at Tickled Pink- can't remember the price but wasn't very much.

White Candle Stick Holders from Tickled Pink for $3.99. I LOVED these as soon as I saw them. Love the details, love the shape, I even love the white but I think I would LOVE it even more in aqua! What do you guys think?

I can't remember what this is- Old Red Traffic Light? Emergency light? Can't remember. Bought for Travis's room at Dixie Trading Post.

48 Star American Flag bought at Dixie Trading Post with the red light- both for $40. The Flag is really cool and worn but NO rips. The crate and metal piece (which is an old trivet) are from Tickled Pink- $4.99 and $1.

I wanted to share what I did with one of my finds from last weekend- The little white cage. Had some small fake flowers in it which were pretty dark. I wanted it brighter so I bought some new flowers. I decided to leave the cage white and I love it now. It is on top of our hutch in the dining room.

So those are my finds for this week. I will be linking up to Debbie's Garage Salen Party @ Debbie Doos again this week.


  1. I think that light might be from a boat but I'm not sure. Love all your finds.

  2. Hi Allison...first off thank you for linking up again!!~ When you get a chance visit a few more and I know they will return the same...your post is WAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY to good to be not seen. You guys ROCK on the finds. Those windows alone are are going to have to coolest house on the do know that right?????? Now some may be jealous but too bad tell them to go thrifting, they do not know what they are missing. I want to see what you are going to do with the shutter...or what hubs I mean is going to do:) You asked about word can set it that you read the comments before hand, like I do, then I approve around you will see.

  3. My heart is palpitating over those shutters!!!! Love them! Anything looks good in aqua! You have some great finds!!

  4. Errrrr I love it all especially the shutters!

  5. Thank for the comment. If I had those shutters and windows they would have gone on top of my kitchen cabinets too. The candlesticks are amazing, you are right aqua would be great, but I love the simplicity of the white. Christmas with red candles!

  6. Goodness!! Love those windows, those shutters and those candleholders are to die for!!
    You have left me breathless looking at these beauties!!


  7. Those windows and shutters were a real steal...great prices! I luv the chippy look on the shutters:) Hop over and show off all your "COOL" finds at my NIFTY THRIFTY TUESDAYS party...hope to see you there:)


  8. What fabulous finds! Oh, I wish we had stores like that here. I especially love the shutters!

  9. That store certainly has the correct name of Tickled Pink because I can tell you were tickled pink. I love those shutters. Can't wait to see what you do with them. What a super duper price, too. At the flea market they want over fifty dollars for one chippy shutter. You hit the jackpot!! Thanks for coming by.

  10. Hi Allison~ I just love your finds! What a deal you got on the fabulous shutters and windows! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and for your nice comments! I've really enjoyed my visit to yours and am looking forward to reading more~ I am a new follower!

  11. Great finds. Love those candlestick holders. I think I'd keep them white. You could use aqua candles.

    - The Tablescsper

  12. Jackpot! The windows and shutter were great deals. I wish we had a "tickled pink"! I've been on the look out for shutters. Those are great.

  13. Great finds! Keep posting on the updates of your treasures.

  14. Stopping by from debbiedoos party! LOVE those shutters and windows!!! I can vision the window hanging at the end of my front porch and the shutters behind my glider on the front porch!!!! lol Okay, enough of me stealing your stuff!!

    You have a new follower, too! I love this new blog world and meeting new people with awesome ideas!!

  15. Hi, Allison. I'm veeery late returning visits this week, but I wanted to stop by and say "hi." :) You have some great finds! I love those neat old shutters!

  16. Interesting chandelier :D


  17. oh, how i love those little white candlesticks! i'm all for color, but there's something about them in their current state that i love. see how well leaving the birdcage white turned out?

    thanks so much for stopping by the cape on the corner, and for your comment about my new planters!

  18. I love those windows!!! Great finds this week.


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