May Purchases

With rummage sale, estate sale and flea market season starting, I've been buying more things. Here is what I came home with!

Old salesman catalogs (with a few single pages thrown in for free).

40's/50's Sewing Basket & Apron

Double-sided botanical prints

Vintage white dresser with floral decals

Japanese fan
Lansing button card
Vintage rick rack

Trio of buttons
Frame and Kate Greenaway print a from children's book

Light grey fur collar (possibly off of a navy blue coat)
Adelaide Hiebel print

Magazine covers and ads (double sided)

The Fashions, Spring/Summer 1925 for Woman's Home Companion magazine

Other items I got that aren't pictured: A pair of 1920's cabinet doors. A small white shelf and a small green 1930's corner shelf with a white daffodil stencil. A green 3-tier table (diy project). An antique Stanley planer for woodworking and a 1930's doorknob set for a french door.


  1. Ooh, I love all your stuff!
    Especially the dresser, what a treasure..


  2. great finds! the dresser is so lovely.

  3. You found some great things in May! That fan is so fun and the sewing basket & apron are really cute!

  4. My goodness, what an absolutely stellar array of finds to unearth in the span of just one month. I wish I was having the same kind of luck here this year (alas, it seems that 2012's yard sales and the like were much more forthcoming with vintage items than this year's have been so far).

    Have a blast with all of your new (old) treasures, honey!
    ♥ Jessica

  5. Hi Ivy,

    here I am again!
    I was nominated for a Liebster Award and well, you know the rules, I have to nominate a few other bloggers.
    I naturally thought of you, but then I saw you had already been nominated for the Award twice...
    However, #3 is in the pocket for you! Yes, also nominated you.
    You can read more here : http://jessicasvintage.blogspot.nl/2013/06/liebster-award.html
    But don't feel pushed to 'continue' it, I'm sure you have better things to do. ;)