Friday, March 18, 2011

Spring {Ahead} Thrifting (and CSN Stores Giveaway!!)

I hit up one of my favorite thrifting jaunts last week and I was walking around with only these in my hands.
They are tiny speckled eggs. It took me awhile to really see what else I wanted.
I did come home with a nice little stash (and only spent $8.75!!)

I loved this tiny rustic house. It looks like a bunny cottage (and I also found this bunny figurine for my Easter village)

I liked the quote on this Irish mug.

and the painted shamrocks..
It was actually made in Ireland!!

I also picked up this mossy basket and some more blocks.

and these Easter eggs that look hand painted.

More blocks! Look at the knife on one of them! ?
They were giving out free shamrocks at the garden center yesterday. I popped one into the mossy basket and it looks all fresh and springy!

I also picked up some wheat grass for this basket and added another shamrock plant for a sweet springy look. So even though it's not quite Spring yet, I'm getting a head start on it. 
(Hence the title Spring Ahead).

It's still Blogiversary week so please enter my csnstores gift card giveaway!!
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marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Great finds. I love it all. Hugs, Marty

Nicole B said...

What great photos!
Already following from the weekend hop, so just checking in!

Nicole B said...

What great photos!
Already following from the weekend hop, so just checking in!

Glynis said...

Happy Blogiversary!!! I am new to blogging and a new follower of yours. Please come visit me at

Kelly H. said...

Great blog! your photos are wonderful :)
New follower hope to see you follow back!

AmberFaith said...

Newest follower from the Suger Mega Weekend Blog Hop! Would love for you to stop by and follow back! Have a great day! (:


Pamela said...

Fun, fun. I love when I get something that makes me smile. And the muffins below look so good. I want to try them.

New follower from Between the lines.

Just Another Manic....Tuesday? said...

Found your blog on FTLB, I love the mug that you bought, I have a few of those that my aunt has brought home from her trips to Ireland!

Katie of Chicken Noodle Gravy said...

Just wanted to say that you have an absolutely beautiful blog. I LOVE your photos in this post, and the muffins in the St. Patty's Day post look delicious. You definitely have a new follower in me! I'm from FTLOB :)


Emily said...

Hello there!

I'm a new follower from the blog hop.
Looks like you found tons of goodies! Lucky you, I seem to "miss" more than I "hit" at thrift stores.

Emily from Nap Time Is My Time

Natalie said...

wow, looks like you have a lot of new stuff! The speckled eggs are so cute. :) Happy first day of Spring! I am a new follower from the blog hop. :) ~Natalie

beachbaby said...

I am your newest follower from Welcome to the weekend Blog hop.. I hope you can stop by and follow back

Anonymous said...

Congrats on your 1 year blogiversary! Hope you had a lovely St. Pats Day!

b. lee said...

how sweet is the shamrock backest!? love the vintage blocks! the knife IS odd LOL

Cherie said...

I love great finds! We have a great 3 story Antique Mall right near us. I spend alot of time there looking for vintage goodies! Your finds are super great!

I am now following you and found you over at FTLOB!

Have a great Sunday!


Hugs & Loves, Ariel said...

how cute! i love your shamrock moss planter so cute!
found you on FTLOB!

Hugs & Loves, Ariel

shopannies said...

I love thrifting looks like you found some great items

Jacqueline said...

Very cute finds! Love the blog, really light and sunny and makes readers happy. Happy Blogiversary!

MeMeSue said...

Hi...I'm your newest follower! I just love to see all the treasure that can be found. Happy Blogiversary! I hope I can make it that long. Looking forward to digging around your blog.

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