Monday, April 26, 2010

Recent Junking Finds

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It's been a long time since I've posted goodies that I've found out and about on a junking adventure. These pieces are from a while back, but I knew you would like to see them!

This great baby bottle sterilizer with original glass bottles was a super fun find. My plan was to add some flowers and use it as a centerpiece. Wouldn't that have been great? Yes, it would have, but it has already found a new home with a friend of mine.



While that friend bought the baby bottle thing from me, I had recently purchased this antique chamber pot from her. Won't this be a great place to store additional toilet paper?



I love the curvaceous lines of this piece and the patina on the handle...



Bzzzzzzzz! Bzzzzzzz! I love the textures and patterns on these two bee nests. I have a project coming up that involves these two bad boys...



My favorite piece is this antique brass shoe mirror. I've been looking for one of these for a long, long time. To find it in solid brass (super heavy!) is the icing on the cake!!





If you look closely, those of you who have been reading my blog for a while might notice something different in the photos above. It's one more project that is underway here at WhisperWood Cottage.

Do you see what I am talking about?


22 comments:

  1. Amy! Beautiful finds! Love your new look! ~lulu

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  2. Love you finds. I love that mirror! Can't wait to see what you do with it. And, what a lucky friend you have to now have that awesome bottle sterilizer. That thing is really neat.

    I posted a few of my latest finds yesterday. I got to spend a little time at the Nashville Flea Market this past weekend.

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  3. Oh, the baby bottles and holder are so cool. I do remember glass bottles with the black lids! Lezlee

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  4. I use my chamber pot (a family heirloom LOL!) as a trash can in my bathroom.

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  5. What a good eye you have.... great finds!

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  6. oooh amy,
    such awesome finds! love that galvanized baby bottle sterilizer...of course anything galvanized metal makes my heart skip a beat! i see a corner cupboard in the mirror...could that be what you're hinting at??? or is it the ceiling??? do tell!
    judi ;)
    the1829farmhouse.blogspot.com

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  7. What wonderful finds! I love the chamber pot for toilet paper I just hope it gets a good cleaning first, lol!

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  8. Great finds!! Love the baby bottle holder. I would have had a hard time parting with that one. But the chamber pot is very cool too!
    I see a dresser that the drawer looks like it needs work..is that what you are talking about?
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  9. Love, love, love the mirror! What a great idea to use the chamber pot as a toliet paper holder.

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  10. Hello
    Love the whole look of your blog and the stuff you scored! The mirror is just great. have a wonderful week.
    Blessings
    Rebecca

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  11. Y'all call 'em vintage...I call it what I raised my kids with! LOL!!!
    I spy something different...did it misbehave and need a time out?
    Debbie

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  12. Good finds! Can't wait to see these things pop up in your vignettes. And hmm, no, you'd have to give me a better clue, there didn't seem to be any DIY going on in those pics.

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  13. Beautiful finds! I can't believe you let that bottle stand go... the pot was a cute trade though! You have inspired me to go fossicking in the thrift shops this week.. its been ages.
    Flick :)

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  14. Great finds! This is my first visit to your pretty blog - I love your statement "When life whispers do you listen" It really spoke to me. Looking forward to reading more.

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  15. If I'd only had the insight to save my girls baby bottles and sterilzer!! Love your finds. Your ceiling is beautiful - don't know if that is your project. The bird's nests are great, I too love the texture.

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  16. Look forward to seeing what you do with those bees' nests. They are so great!
    marcie

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  17. Took me a few minutes to figure out what a "shoe mirror" was and then it hit me! Very, very cool! :)

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  18. Great finds! love the bottle rack!

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  19. Those are wonderful finds! Well, I'm not quite there with you on the bee's nests, but they look cool. :)

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  20. That shoe shine mirror is gorgeous - now I'm going to be on the lookout for one. I think DD1 would love owning one.

    Allison
    Atticmag

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