Tuesday, November 29, 2011

REDNESDAY




I can't believe how many of you have Christmas decorations up already! I wish I did! But, with all the warm weather we've been having here in New England (Today was 65F/18.5C, and my Fairy Rose bush is still blossoming!), I really don't feel like it. I can't imagine living in a warm climate year-round!

I love getting sidetracked sometimes. I was all set to post this around 1:45 this afternoon when Mister said, "Let's go to the thrift store". So we went and I got some cool stuff to show you!

My camera is still not working properly. Non-flash shots come out white, like over-exposure. Flash shots have horizontal lines throughout. I have no idea what these are all about. Here we go:

How about this wooden cherries garland? I LOVE it, of course! A pretty Teleflora compote with roses, and a figurine of a girl (or angel) playing a red flute. The "wings" are giant bows that go with the jacket she wears.

This is the Scripture on the front of her dress:

A pretty gold and roses Lefton plate, a wood box that once had Christmas cards in it, and a box of small red candles. A happy day for me!

29 comments:

~~Carol~~ said...

Words that my husband has never spoken to me: Let's go to the thrift store! He would go if I asked him to, but it would NEVER be his idea first. Wonderful finds, especially that cherry garland!
Happy REDnesday,
Carol

Ann said...

Those words would be music to my ears, don't think I will from my hubby. The little figurine is darling, love the poem. It's cold here today in the 30's so I'm feeling Christmasie.
Ann

Jori said...

Thank you for hosting! LOVE your blog. Your figurine and basket are adorable!

LV said...

Your hubby picked the right time for shopping. All your items are great finds. Do not feel bad, I have nothing up for the holidays and probably want. It is hard to get excited about it when you are alone.

Jann Olson said...

Hi Sue, I love the cherry garland. It is so cute! I have that same teleflora dish. Have had it for a few years and I really like it. I plant paperwhites in it. They are actually in my post that I linked with you today. Hope it cools down a bit for you.

Carol said...

Amen, Sue! The Lord reigns, let the earth rejoice!
The garland is darling. Red is such a wonderful color....year round!

The French Hutch said...

I would be outside too if we had your nice temps and weather. Rain here on and off so perfect time for me to do a little decorating over the holiday. Great sweet finds at the thrift store. Love the garland.
Thanks for hosting.

~Emily
The French Hutch

Kaye Swain - SandwichINK for the Sandwich Generation said...

Thanks for this lovely and encouraging post. The top vintage greeting card is so adorable. And isn't it wonderful the way God will put encouraging Bible verses in front of you, just when you need them! That's what He did with your Scripture. Thank you :)

Redo 101 said...

So much red this time of year, so much fun to link up to your very special Rednesday party - thanks for hostessing!

Mary

Melody said...

Hi Sue! I have missed you and Rednesday. I mkiss calling and getting a call. Have been soooo busy with Dad and now Mom, but she's better. Hope all has been fine with you and all. Love those thruft finds. I love that Teleflora redware cutwork bowl. It was a popular container/flower gift but remember it's not food safe use a liner inside if you use it to serve anything...a small mixing bowl shud fit 8o)

AshTreeCottage said...

I can't wait to show my hubby this post! Could I possibly convince you to come out to Idaho to re-train my hubby! If he ever came home early and said let's go to the thrift shop, I would faint dead away!!! You are a very lucky girl!! Thanks for hosting and I love today's thrift shop finds too.

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

My Vintage Mending said...

I am with Carol...may I hear the day my husband calls from the other room "Honey, lets go to the thrift store!" I think I would pass out! Thanks for hosting...love your buys. Smiles...Renee

Diann said...

Oh, I love to hear those words from the hubby! You found some great treasures. Love those wood cherries! Thank you for hosting and have a wonderful day!

Sandie said...

Love your cherry garland! Sorry about your camera and your warmer weather! It does have to be cold to put me in a Christmas decorating mood! Thanks for hosting Rednesday!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

My hubby would be out shopping every free minute if I didn't keep him busy when he is off....LOL!!

Thanks so much for hosting!
It hit in the 60's here in Pa. Weird weather, huh?

Hugs,
Debbie

Lola said...

Happy Rednesday!

Angela said...

What beautiful finds...the angel is so beautiful with the scripture..loving the picnic basket. perfect for ya..and that bowl..oh my girl..I'm so loving that.

Sarah ~ Magnolia's Attic said...

Ha! I'm with the others -- I'd faint if my hubby suggested going to a thrift shop, or garage sales for that matter!!
Love your finds, especially the cherry garland! Cute!

DearHelenHartman said...

Oh No! The Linky tool said error and now I have 2 links - not sure what to do! Sorry. Yikes.

Nicole Blean said...

Love, love, love the cherry garland! Can't wait until my Christmas vacation so I can go cherry shopping. Thanks for your great blog, Sue!

Holly- Cutie Pie Cottage said...

Love your cherry garland! So perfect for you!

My man loves to thrift and can last longer than me but the only draw back to that is that I have to share the thrifting MONEY with him! ♥

Mick said...

65 DEGREES MY GOSH! Sounds like the set up for "White Christmas"! The cherry garland in dandy and fret not on Christmas dec's haha still 26 more days!

Ann said...

Meant to tell you how much I like your Christmas header!!
Ann

Queenie said...

Oh that little basket is adorable...love all those finds, especially the scripture figurine :)
Thanks for hosting...I'm happy to join in this week!
Big hugs,
Queenie

Mary said...

Hi Sue! Love all your thrift store candy, especially the angel with the red flute...Have a wonderful Rednesday. See ya again soon. ))smiles))

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I love this time of year when going to the thrift usually brings out so many reds! You got some great finds. I'm just beginning my Christmas decorating also. hugs, Linda

Sweet .n. Simple said...

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Blessings, Kelsey

ThreeOldKeys said...

I especially love your graphic ... a pony-drawn cart pulling "persons of snow" ... sweet! I'm digging through my old postcards to post some seasonal cards.

Annesphamily said...

Oh I love the Scripture on that sweet little figure! What great photos you are sharing.