Sunday, March 27, 2011

flea market finds



Some treasures from a fete I went to last weekend...

A suitcase, found under the stall - I asked the surprised looking man manning the stall, who confirmed it was for sale (I think he thought I was a bit crazy, buying the old thing...)



and a little wooden bill / letter stand (currently holding some recently thrifted books).


They count as sensible, practical storage items, don't they?!

(let's not mention the STACK of books I collected today, on the other hand... well, maybe I'll show them to you next week!).

For more finds - including an envy-inducing sewing machine - visit Sophie.

13 comments:

kit and nancy. said...

i am loving that suitcase! the gold interior is icing on the cake. what a find!

Kate said...

LOVE the suit case. I've been dreaming of exactely that all day while my Indi is trying to jam all her camp stuff into Bren's old back pack.
Have a fab week.

m.e (Cathie) said...

i love that suitcase Catherine!!
i am slightly obsessed with them, i have sooo many that Amelie has informed me that I am not allowed to buy anymore!

hope you have a wonderful week and hoping to see you at NCB on wednesday

Tas said...

Oh, that suitcase......gorgeous find!

CurlyPops said...

Love that letter holder - they are so hard to find!

Erica Louise said...

Oh that suitcase is gorgeous!

Michelle said...

I have two suitcases similar to that one, only they are in a peachy color. Got them at an Estate sale. So I'm partial to your beautiful blue suitcase! Great finds. Thanks for sharing.

Lakota [Faith Hope and Charity Shopping] said...

Beautiful suitcase inside and out - I would definitely have snapped that up too. Books are the bane of my life - I love them, but they're just such space stealers...

Tania said...

Suitcase finds are the BEST. Much nicer than Ikea storage solutions...

zigsma said...

I love the lining of that suitcase! I agree that old suitcases make for excellent storage!

♥ w o o l f ♥ said...

ha ha ha... true thrifter!
i've known sellers to pull an eye brow or two when asked for less obvious (well) things to sell, and then they nod vehemently, surprising themselves...
it is a most lovely suitcase... the inside!

Alison said...

Oh I do like those sweet cases, of which I also have several, scrummy lining. The book stand is also a wonderful find.

HammBone said...

I cannot pass up a great suitcase! ADDICTED!