Sunday, December 7, 2014

Weekend Finds

 I was busy in the office on Saturday but managed a quick trip to The Bins on my way home and my usual pilgrimage to the VOA this morning and found a few treasures.  One of the things I always seem to find at The Bins are wood pictures frames.  There, my tip for the local junkers! The cardboard chest will get a wallpaper make-over.
 I was delighted when I spotted this nativity, in the original box, at the VOA.  The other side of the box is pretty damaged but it did it's job and protected the nativity scene, which is perfect.
 These Hummel-like candles were also found at the VOA.  There are no markings on them so I looked on line and some say Japan and others say Hong Kong.  No matter, they are adorable.
 The big glass jar, the doll hat and the dish are also from the VOA.
 The paper dolls are from The Bins and I could only find one doll. They are Abraham Lincoln and his family by Tom Tierney.  Dang, I would love to have found the Abraham Lincoln paper doll!
 And who would I find peeking up at me from a bin but Annie!  She looks factory-made but I haven't found any marking or tags on her.  I need to take off the clothes and see if there is anything inside.
I hope you all had a "junky" weekend!

13 comments:

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

I like that awesome jar and the Annie.

NanaDiana said...

What great finds! I love that old nativity and the Hummel candles. Perfect finds. xo Diana

DD's Cottage said...

Great finds Kathy-love the paper dolls!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Paper dolls AND a Raggedy Ann? We would have been grabbing at the same things in those bins! Looks like FUN finds to me! Holiday hugs, Diane

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

No treasure hunting for me this weekend, but I sure am enjoying your goodies. I love the nativity scene and those candles are so sweet. Aren't you glad that no one ever tried to burn them? Thanks for sharing Kathy.

The Junque Seeker said...

Love that jar and the little doll hat - so sweet! Looks like you had a good, if abbreviated, weekend.

Maggie said...

Lotsa good stuff as usual, Kathy. I especially love the box the nativity came in--that sepia illustration is so nice.

Gotta love those bins....

Gail Thayer said...

Lovely finds Kathy, I had some luck too at the Picadilly flea market!
Found some awesome Polish ornaments (keeping them!), a fabulous antique book, an oil painting of roses with a great frame and I'm sure more that I'm forgetting.

Annette said...

More great finds! The candles are adorable.
I don't have many junky weekends anymore, but I sure enjoy seeing yours!

Annette said...

Wow, you found so many good things. Those candles are just way too adorable. You find great things at the bins. I want to see the cardboard chest after you redo it, please.

Maureen said...

Oh that Raggedy Ann doll brings back memories - I had Ann and my brother had Andy! (we were very small). The paper dolls are really cool too - maybe one day you'll come across ol' Abe!

Laurie said...

I always love to see what you find!

vintage grey said...

Sweet finds! Love the Nativity and cute candles! The paper dolls are so fun!! xo Heather