I drug his little behind all over the place and he wanted to go home so badly with his new Sony Erickson telephone…but alas, Mommy was on a roll and there were sights to be sought… First! a lovely childs dictionary from 1945.
Then there were these lovely pressed flowers ( all the rage since Uncle Carl Linnea´ turned 300 this summer…
Then there were these lovely metal plates that I won on Tradera! only $20 bucks!!!! I am doing the Church Lady dance over these! Then there was this old scale at the flea market on Thursday that I scored for $3.00!!! All I need is the weights and this was only 20 kronor but what the heck!?
There is this lady called ” The Bulldozer” .( Jeanette actually nicknamed her that), because we believe that she has a resale store somewhere in Stockholm and she sucks up all of the fine things in our little community so that she can mark them up and resell them in her store. Anywhoo, it has become a contest of sorts to see if you can take something that you would not necessarily buy just to deprive her of it… That being said, she and her husband run around the shop gather up as much as then can then set it baskets with other baskets covering it until they have time to “sort” though it and decide if the item has value to them or not…if you have an hour or so to kill, you maybe able to outwait them so that when they get ready to put the things that they don’t want back, you may get something nice. This is wrong on so many levels, but as a lover of vintage things, I find that torturing my spirit keeps it alert.
A tag I have done for the MMAN group. We swap art every 2 weeks, through a challenge called the Weekly Uniquely and it is SO much fun to see what everyone is doing and share techniques for improvising and creating…I cannot believe that I had to move to another continent to learn about something that has always been a part of my life. I dropped out of over 13 groups and mailing lists and the Bot-Swap is next.
I’ve still got one RAK floating around in America…or at least I don’t know if it has been received :(… Off to visit other’s blogs!