Saturday, February 26, 2011

My Early Saturday...

My husband got up early with me and took me to a church rummage sale.  I got some great finds.

 Now I don't NEED these china tea cups...but when they are a dollar?  Oh yeah!!!

 Doilies - 9 of them for .50.   yes, you read that right!
 And the sweet little bench - .50. 

 When I saw Karen on Thursday she surprised me with a gift.  That really is against the rules as we have said no gifts every time we see each other.....but I will forgive her!

Back in August Karen and I had a private swap.  I filled a basket with items I thought she could use to alter.
Well she surprised me by giving me back an antique album, but she did alter it and in MY COLORS!!


It is for photos of my girlfriends trip to South Carolina and Florida I am taking this spring.  I am so thrilled with this album.  I had it for years and never did anything with it.....

Well, it was a good day.  Life is so wonderful....difficult, but wonderful!  I hope you have a blessed Sunday!  Talk to you again soon!

Joining Terri and Martha for Teacup Tuesday.


Bobbie said...

Oh! My! Gosh!! What a great deal you got!! I need to go to a church yard sale!!

Marilou of Lulu's Lovlies said...

What great deals you scored, don't you just love finds like that! Have a great weekend! Hugs Marilou

Sarah said...

Perfect finds for your next tea party! ~ sarah

Terri Gordon said...

Hello, Oh what wonderful tea cups, they are beautiful and your album is so beautiful. Thanks for sharing. Terri

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Now those were some super deals Ceekay!
And that Karen, is she ever talented and sweet!
Sounds like a great trip you have coming up!

Debbie Moore at Slice of Pie Entertaining and Cookbooks said...

I'm just getting around to visiting the folks that visited me this week ... and I've been on both your sites. You hang in with TEAL ... I'm a 13 year survivor and while the battle is with me everyday ... I continue to be thankful for all those who supported ... and still support me. Believe in the power of prayer ... and know you are in mine. Thanks for sharing your great finds ... I'm crazy about doilies! You found some good ones!

Karen said...

Love those teacups! Especially the last green one! Gasp!
Are you going to paint the bench! I have started a collection of them by my bakers rack with my picnic basket on top. Love them!!! Am hoping to find several more old ones in Round Top.
I am so glad you like the photo album. I was worried when it started getting really thick but there was nothing else I could do so....what the heck! I had such a great time doing it for you! It calms me to create....and my life has been so hectic lately.
Boy did it rain here last night! It was awesome! I love it when it rains and we are in the coach...sigh.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

WOW I say bravo for your hubby taking you to the sale! Beautiful treasures.


Love Bears All Things said...

Love that bench...and the gift is awesome..
Mama Bear

sissie said...

Pretty finds and such a pretty gift from your dear friend.


Susan said...

Ceekay, I live in South Carolina!! You will love it, what part of the state you coming to visit??
You found some awesome finds!! I have been banned from buying anymore dishes!! OMG! It seemed every box I unpacked last week was filled with dishes!! I have four boxes that are going to Goodwill!! Now that is sick!! LOL

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

Beautiful treasures!
I love the album, too! You will have fun filling it up with special memories.


Shelia said...

Hi Ceekay! What great steals you got! Love the green tea cup and those doilies!
Lovely little gift from Karen too!
I know you've had a great weekend.
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Linda said...

Wow, you did find some wonderful goodies...and such a sweet gift!

Mimi said...

Great buys for sure!!
Love it all!
I need to hit some church sales!!
I love that gift from Karen, how sweet is that!!

Maggie said...

Hi ceekay,
Your teacups are delightful & the doilies too, what bargains you found.

Elizabeth and Gary said...

What a special gift the photo album is beautiful, a very loving gift.
You sure did hit the jack pot! Wow one dollar a tea cup...and 9 doilies for .50. I would not have passed it up either. I can see you had a fun day...
Have a sweet day and big hugs, Elizabeth

A Hint of Home said...

I really love that tea cup. Can't believe the price you paid.
Pretty dollies and sweet album.
Can't wait to see what pics you'll put in it.

Divine Theatre said...

Gloria asked us to pray for you...and so I am! With all my heart I pray the Lord gives you peace and strength and courage. I pray that your caregivers are conscientious and knowledgeable. I pray that you are completely healed and go on to live a looooong, meaningful life filled with LOVE


Adrienne said...

Your new teacups are absolutely gorgeous! You got such good deals. I love that little yellow bench! It's such fun to meet blog friends and spend time together. I will be meeting another one in a few weeks and perhaps another soon.

Diann said...

You found a couple of really beautiful teacups and saucers. And what a great price! Love the doilies as well. And what a beautiful gift from your friend!

Snap said...

what wonderful deals. the album is lovely. lucky girl!!! happy tea day!

Terri said...

Oh my! Are you trying to make me jealous! Cause it is working!!! Your new tea cups for a dollar are amazing! Martha is going to be drooling for sure!
I love both cups. You really did do well getting those. And your doilies are incredible. Yes, I love doilies too!
I am happy for you getting these fab finds, and thank you for sharing with us.

Johanna said...

Hello Ceekay,
those are great finds. This tea cup with the fuits is really impressive, the fruits look truly naturally. And the doilies are a real bargain. What a lovely lace doilie Karen gifted you. This is truly pretty. As I see all those treats make you really happy. I love that.
Greetings, Johanna

Tara said...

Thanks for visiting my blog. I LOVE the two tea cups that you found ... and I love the great deal you got on them!!

Life is good! said...

what fun things you scored. i love the yellow bench. can't wait for weather to get better to go a yard saling!

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

oh gosh! what a great find! and deal too! teacups and lace just perfect! love love love them all!

parTea lady said...

Your cups are both gorgeous. I love the botanical pattern and all the gold on the first cup and the pretty colors on the second. What great thrifty finds. The doilies and bench are pretty too.

Your friend did a fabulous job on altering your album. It will be such a wonderful keepsake for your trip mementos.

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Hi Ceekay Sweetie...
A beautiful share this morning. I love your teacup finds. How pretty they are. Even the little doilies are just gorgeous. Love those church rummage sales.

Your book is just gorgeous. Can't wait to hear all about your Spring trips and see the book filled with many memories to last a life time sweet friend. Karen has so many crafty ideas locked up in that mind of hers. If we could only pick that brain for an hour one day, what wonderful creations we would find. I am so happy that you all found each other.

Have a glorious day sweet friend. Many hugs, Sherry

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Ceekay, what amazing treasures you found! I love church sales - people dig things out of their homes that haven't seen the light of day in years, and they are usually so reasonably priced. Those tea cups are gorgeous! What a steal to get that bench and those doilies for 50 cents! I love your "trip album" that Karen made for you. How special that is. laurie

Liz said...

It is GORGEOUS! Lucky girl!


Martha's Favorites said...

Wow! I love the tea cups. They are beautiful and the album, wow! How lucky are you? Have a wonderful week. Blessings, Martha

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