Do you get a different energy after a holiday goes by? I certainly do. And this time I couldn't wait to get out of the door into the open air to see what I could find! I took a country drive to find a couple of out of the way places that I hadn't visited for a long while. I always know with a certainty that I will find something wonderful, big or small in the most unlikely of places.
Before I show you what I found, I have to introduce you to a couple of new friends. This is Piper (from Barnes & Noble). Piper came to stay for Easter and is modeling a wonderful vintage vest we found for him to wear on a country picnic. As you can see, Piper enjoyed a delightful feast and almost burst his buttons! (Just like the rest of us....)
Piper came home with our new friend Binky (also B&N) who happens to be the perfect size for a perky vintage pink and chocolate (yum!) crocheted dress that seemed to be waiting just for her! (Don't you just love chocolate bunnies?)
You have already met Miss Helen who found a jaunty bonnet to wear for the occasion, but is still missing her dainty shoe. (Gone forever, I fear...) (Click here for more about Miss Helen if you missed it.)
They needed a little help for their selfies! Aren't new friends grand? The girls enjoyed having them to tea.
Here are a few of my springy vintage finds. . . .
The cheeriest organy apron with floral print appliques. One at the hem . . .
And another on the pocket.
A new farmhouse jar in a novel shape. It feels wonderful in the hand!
A gorgeous old rosebud duvet cover that has been well loved. (two dollars)
A pretty Limoges tray (with a repair) for our garden party tea cakes. (two-fifty)
And another platter underneath in perfect condition for the same price! (Don't you just love that embossed detail inside?)
One of my favorite white patterns.
The basket of silk flowers is for display in the shop. . . . (five dollars)
I hope your week is off to a cheery start too!
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