Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Needlepoint purse and other happy finds

Happy New Year!  I closed out 2012 with some cute finds.  Without further ado, here we go. 

First off, I paid a bit more than I normally would for this purse, but I just loved it.  It is faux leather with a beautiful needlepoint design.  It is in great condition, and even though I want to keep it for myself, I just don't need any more bags.  Hopefully I'll find a happy owner for it, and until then, I will enjoy having it around.

I'm going to be listing this solid brass bowl.  It's so pretty!  

I'm wondering though, do you vintage dealers out there think I should try to clean the spots off the underside?  Do you think it would make any difference in getting a sale?  I tried to rub them off with a damp cloth, and that didn't work, so I think it will take some effort.  I don't know whether they would be considered really distracting or not.  A lot of people like old patina, but I'm not sure about spots.

I think this soup mug is so cute!  I love old souvenirs, and this road runner graphic was just too great to pass up.  I have it listed in the shop.

Another really cute mug - this one has a rainbow handle.  How cheery and bright! 

Well, here's to a New Year full of many wonderful discoveries, lots of new things to learn, and lots of vintage love.  Thanks for stopping by!

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  1. Wonderful stuff! I especially love the purse. I would have trouble giving that one up. Happy New Year!

  2. Those are some great finds. I have a vintage purse collection that this little beauty really belongs in! heheh Thanks for sharing :)
    Before clicking the Publish button I visited your shop. You have some great treasures there!!

  3. Awesome finds:) Purse is just too cool! Thanks for stopping by and I am now returning the visit:)
    Also following via GFC!

    Hope your week is filled with laughter!

    Would love for you to pop over for Freedom Fridays Blog Hop (no rules and goes live on Thursdays at 7pm mst and also for "Lets Get Social Sunday" where you can link up all your social sites (and your blog) to meet new friends and gain New Followers.
    Hope to see your there!!

  4. Love, love, love the bag! Following you now via GFC!

  5. Oh I LOVE that brass piece! I would probably just leave the spots as they are -- they don't look that significant. If they bother you, though, a little Brasso should do the trick. :)

  6. Love that bag!!

    I hope you're having a great week and a Happy New Year!

    Thank you so much for linking up to last week's Aloha Friday Blog Hop!! I'm following you.

    If you have time, we'd love to have you come and link up to the Aloha Friday Blog Hop if you haven't already! (Thank you so very much if you've already linked up, I truly appreciate it!!)

    Come and link up and celebrate the coming weekend with us!


    Jean {What Jean Likes}

  7. That purse is so cute! I'm also in love with the mugs, but of course I'm obsessed with all mugs :)


  8. i wish i could find a soup mug like that one. soup always tastes better in a mug!

  9. Hi there - new follower from the blog hop! Love your blog and can't wait to read more! Hope you have a great day! :)

  10. Hi,
    Thanks for visiting me..I Love the mug, how colorful..very Nice :)

  11. Some very neat finds! Love that suitcase! :) Happy Friday, hugs, Holly