Sunday, April 13, 2014

This Week's Goodies

Another week, another bit of thrifting and another handful of finds.  I also did a bit of Pyrex trading, lots of fun and lots of work!  I simply haven't had time to also post on the Pyrex blog with all my finds.  It's all I can do to get things washed up and put away.

I resisted a lot of kitsch this week.  Had to nix a number of things hubby brought to show me.  I'm staying strong!  But of course, something always seeps in anyway.

Check out the kangaroo with the wild rhinestone eyes!  And the little babies that look like fruit bats.  It's one of those 'it's so ugly it's cute' kinda things.  For old times sake, we couldn't leave this nicely made in Japan confirmation figurine.  And also in the picture is a Fire King lidded jar.

I've never seen one of these jars, never knew they existed.  I'll guess it's 5" in diameter.  It's in great shape.  I need to go look it up, see if there are other colors and sizes.


I picked up 3 of these iridescent drinking glasses.  I found one about a year and a half ago, now I have four.  They were cheap and a good size for everyday use.  Hoping to find more since I know they'll fall victim to getting broken.

One little Easter piece this week and I was thrilled to find it.  I need to get a pastel pillar candle for this sweet make in Hong Kong candle ring.  It has flying flocked ducks and flocked eggs--it was 40 cents!


Oh and hubby found me a cute little vintage bunny from Japan, she's in my new blog banner!

It wasn't a lot this week but certainly enough!  I still have to sort through and thin out some stuff that I never got around to this week.

I'm linking up with Sir-Thrift-A-Lot at thriftasaurus, he's having a party over there where you can check out everybody's vintage finds for the week! Check it out here!

6 comments:

  1. I have never seen a Fire King jar either, but it is fabulous. Great treasures.

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    1. Paulette, it's especially fun to run into new unexpected finds like that Fire King jar--it stirs up the desire to go find more!!!!
      Evie

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  2. Love the new blog header! Does that FK jar originally come with a lid?

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    1. Thanks on the header Melissa--just felt like I needed something different and fresh! Just by observation, I do think the lid goes with the jar. The jar is threaded and the lid fits perfectly in both depth and diameter. And it seems consistent with their use of black with colors.
      Evie

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  3. Yup me neither never seen that jar before! Just that green & white set. I love the figurines & salt shakers with the rhinestone eyes. They get me every time.

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  4. I love the new banner, that bunny is so cute! What a great jar, do I sense a new collection beginning?? That kangaroo is a hoot-the babies do look like fruit bats.

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