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Monday, February 22, 2010

It's FUN to go junkin'!!!

And believe me, little Clara was such a good sport the entire day!!!
So was our Noah ~ as long as they came away
with a few goodies, everyone is happy!!


Of course it's really fun if you take your socks and shoes off....
and kick your heels up too!!!


This was true junkin' that we did Saturday and we all had a blast.
Emily found treasures for their home and
we found a few for the antique space too.










One of our wonderful finds!!!! Who doesn't love an antique typewriter?


These little treasures are in their "before state" but treasures all the same.





Everything looks beautiful under glass doesn't it?



Junkers in training......



And this is how we all felt when we were finished!!!!


I have to share a few giveaways with you....
they are still EVERYWHERE!!!
And remember...you can't win if you don't enter!!


Kathy of Sweet Up-North Mornings is having a giveaway HERE ~

Martha of Vintage Trifles is having a giveaway HERE ~

Carol of Queen Bes Altered Needs is having a giveaway HERE ~

AND

Artist Class is giving away a FREE membership!!!!!
Just click HERE to enter!!


Wishing you an great Monday dear friends!!!!
hugs and love,
Dawn


33 comments:

Jenna said...

I just love to find treasures others have skipped right past!
Your lil Emily is a Doll! So beautiful!!!

Barbara Jean said...

Love the rusty urns! Did you get them??

Great posts seeing all your goodies. Off to enter giveaways now. thanks

barbara jean

Lori said...

Dawn, that sounds like a wonderful day...i do...i Do...i DO love that typewriter!!! i have been wanting one for a while...i have found a few, but they were absolutely buried under piles of other stuff at the stores where they were...and i never bothered to inquire about the price...

Theresa said...

Sweet pictures! Love the sleeping baby one. Oh my, all of that good junk. They typewriter looks like Jenny Matlock should have it! Have a blessed day and enjoy all of your fresh new junk.

T's Daily Treasures said...

What little sweeties. Looks like it was a beautiful day for junkin! Fabulous finds. Have a lovely day! Blessings, Tammy

Dorthe said...

Hi sweet friend,
I can see you all had a wonderfull tour, and oh I love the old writing maschine,-the glass things, -and the iron urns too, did you buy them Dawn?
Have a wonderfull monday, so envy you that you can be outside with much clothes on.......

Love and hugs from Dorthe

QueenBe said...

What a great day, to go junking. I especially love the old typewriter. For some reason I have a fascination with these! Thanks, Dawn, for linking my blog giveaway here as well. Have a great day! Carol

Denise said...

What fun! I love to go places where I have to dig. You never know what you may come up with. Cute kiddos. Looks like they enjoyed the day also.

The Country Nest said...

Dawn,
Looks like a fun day. Love the pic of Clara sleeping with the little bare feet. It is still cold here with more snow coming. I could feel the warm air and happy day in your pictures.
Hugs,
Donna

Peridots Garden Blog said...

How wonderful! So many treasures and to have the opportunity to share those experiences with your family = pure joy!

I love the photos of the kids! Clara asleep is the perfect example of peace!

Thank you for sharing!

Sandy

madrekarin said...

I love that photo of Noah and Clara! So cute. :) Looks like you had a super day. Thank goodness the weather cooperated!

My Grama's Soul said...

Great treasures you found!!

Dawn......I can't believe how much that grand baby resembles her Grama!

Blessing to you,

Jo

Vee said...

What adorable "junkers in training"! And my goodness! You really did make quite a haul!

Nellie's Cozy place said...

Morning Dawn,
I came over from Kathy @ sweet upnorth mornings.
What a lovely blog you have, and your creations are truly beautiful, I think my friend Becky from Holiday in the sun might own one of your creations as well. Very pretty!
Your lil dog is just adorable. My son has a jack russell and my daughter a longhaired chijuajua.
So it was interesting to see the combination.
A great one for sure!!
So nice to meet you hon,
Blessings Nellie

June said...

Dawn this is exactly the kind of sale I love. Junk as far as the eye can see. Those iron urns(?) would have had to come home with me. They would look so great in the garden. Little Clara and Noah had a good teacher today. They should turn out to be pros.
Hugs and love,

Charlene said...

I tell you Noah & Clara look like brother & sister!!!! You can sure tell the genes on your side of the family are STRONG! Glad you had fun. Charlene

Kerry O'Gorman said...

These places are to me like giant candy stores! Know wonder they call it treasure hunting...I could just about feel the quickening of your pulse as you pulled into the yard. Fun fun fun!

Shelley said...

Hi Dawn,looks like you all had some fun this day...maybe Clara will become your little Junken buddy Sidekick as my Jalyn was in the days before she started school...we had the best times thrifting etc.but,her mama wasn't always to happy about all the junk she brought home with her....smile....have a blessed week....

Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

Wow, wonderful haul! Did y'all really buy those two bathtubs???

And yep, I loves me a good vintage typewriter, too!

Sweet Clara!

XO,
Anne

Lynn Richards said...

Dawn, your grandbabies are the best!! Love those little feet!!!! It looks like you all had a great time and I LOVE the cloche you found!
Lynn

BellaRosa said...

Dawn amor, you weren't kidding, that type writer is wonderful...I bow to you for being able to "let it go" My stars we don't have "junkin" like that here....I wish :) although I have been known to sit down on the floor at a thirft and sit and pull things out from under piles...found a few treasures like that :) You all found some great treasures!! Bebe Clarita...well I just wanna eat her..and Noah, my stars when did that happen?? He is lookin so grown Dawn! He is such a good uncle...you can see how much he loves bebe Clarita :) Have a wonderful day sweetie and thank you for all your help :) Besos, Rose

Myrna said...

O what fun! I can hardly wait till Lindy gets to be Clara's age..what a cutie-patootie! And Noah is SUCH the proud uncle!!
What fun times junkin all together..you've got them off to a GREAT start! That's what my mom did with me when I was little. Maybe that's why it's so comforting to me when I go junkin' now that she's gone..it makes me feel closer to her somehow...
Anyhoo, thanks for popping in and leaving sweet comments~it' always a treat to have you visit!!
Blessings!
Myrn

paperbird said...

Cute babies and there's nothing like a good junk day!

tarnishedandtattered.blogsot.com said...

Dawn,
Oh gosh, she is soooo cute! And Noah & Clara look so much alike. I love your treasures, I've been looking for a typewriter like that forever. Lisa

Marilyn said...

It looks like you all have a wonderful day of junkin. What fun!

Miss Sandy said...

Love those darling junkers in training!!!

Romeo said...

Wow! Sure wish I looked that cute junkin! ;) Looks like you picked a good shopping spotand found some good things....like the typewriter! And did you buy those urns, I am so loving those!!! I bet they weigh a ton - that's okay we all know that Romeo would not be the one to have to haul them home ;)

Great post!!! Thanks for sharing the joy!

nancarts said...

Dawn..this sounds like so much fun! I have to tell you that your son, Noah, and grandaughter, Clara, have the most amazing blue eyes! They are so cute! I hope you are finding some great "junk" for your little shop.
Smiles and Blessings,
Nancy C

Collected Treasures said...

Good stuff for sure....and such cute kids....aren't they wonderful!
xojana

vikki said...

~♥~Hi Sweetie... how much fun can a gal have??? i am soo happy that you had a good day... and are training the princess to be a junkin queen! love noahs' cap...
funnie i just called a specialty office products shop today to see if i can still git a ribbon for an old clunker typewriter... love them!
have a wonderful creative week, m'dear friend!
hugs & blessings, vikki ~♥~

Sandy D. said...

Hey Sweetie, great post. I especially love the last picture of Clara. She looks so peaceful...and taking a nap after a good day junking looks like heaven to me. Have a great week and a big hug from NJ!

Sandy

PS One day I am going to have to come to Georgia and go shopping at your antique space. Maybe I can bring some of your style back home with me:)

purplepaint said...

Oh look at all those treasures! I want to come junkin in your part of the country!!! :D Marva

Halo Hill said...

What fun, and what good junk! Clara is DARLING! They grow so fast, don't they? Precious!

Hugs,
Sheila

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