Saturday, 20 July 2013

When you least expect it........


Out Antiquing....






Last Saturday was a beautiful bright sunny day, so we hopped into the truck and took off

to the 400 Market/ Road Show Antiques. 


Over 30,000 square feet of Antiques........

Everything from soup to nuts!!!!

You never know what you might find....

WELL!!!! To my surprise tucked under and in behind...........


I have been searching for this apple box for years....... It measures 23" x 11"

I have found many over the years on  my travels but way out of my budget range.......

So after digging it out I was amazed it was only $45.00........

YIPEEE!!!! This is going home with me.....

Now this booth had so many items that I could have loaded up the back of the truck with...

But hubby pulled on my reins and said.............






I can't wait to decorate it, .......... for Harvest time.....Christmas...... and, and, and






You see the faux pears that are in it came at no extra cost......as well as a few extra pieces that

I'm going to share at a later date.

So can you see why I got so excited...... Now we are on another isle and I spot this little gem.

This small transfer ware soup tureen.





 It may be missing its ladle but It's going home with me.
At $23.00 and made in Japan I wasn't leaving it behind.

Hmmm I can see this as a planter or part of my Harvest display with my other  brown transferware dishes.

So I do believe I had a wonderful day antiquing in this fun Truck.

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So when you least expect it.............


Thanks for visiting!

Linda
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21 comments:

  1. I love that truck ! I have always had a soft spot for vintage trucks ! Sounds like a wonderful day ! Great finds ! Thanks for sharing . Have a good day !

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  2. Great finds and they ate going to be fun to arrange in many ways. Love love your truck! I bet you turn many heads when you guys are driving out and about.

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  3. Sweet truck... and bowl. The thrill of "the hunt" is addicting!

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  4. Great finds, I think you did good. Hugs, Marty

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  5. Does driving the antique truck make it easier for your husband to enjoy the antique market? What fun! I looked at the link and I thought 'that's my sort of place'. There was nothing like that when we lived in Borden or Newmarket. Lovely finds!

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  6. What a wonderful treasure hunt! And what treasures you found! Love the truck.

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  7. Linda,
    Thanks for finding my blog now I have found you and became a new follower. OMG!!! I love your red truck that is so darn cute. I want a truck like that to go junkin in!!!!!
    Kris

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  8. That wooden box is a beautiful find Linda! And so is the soup tureen. I can see the box decked out for so many seasons too. Love your little red truck!

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  9. I would be thrilled to ride around in that truck!!! It is my dream vehicle!!!!

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  10. That apple box is gorgeous!!! Which market were you at? You mentioned that you were in the Brantford area so I'm wondering if you made it to Waterford (where I have my booth).

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  11. Such gorgeous pieces that you found. I really love them both!

    Cynthia

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  12. Great finds Linda...
    I am sure you will make them look fabulous!

    Cheers!
    Linda :o)

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  13. The truck makes antiquing extra special but those finds would be great no matter how you got there!

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  14. Great finds, at great prices. I love them both!
    Can't wait to see what amazing vignettes you make with them.
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  15. Oh, to have a cool truck like that. Sounds like a fun day!
    Liz

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  16. I have a thing for tureens and have this same one in red. I didn't know it also has a matching tray...now I will be on the search for it! Glad you had fun.

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  17. Marvelous finds! Love your tureen and that bowl - I showed my husband the truck - he's working on restoring an old 53 Chevy truck. Love the red color.
    Kathy

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  18. wow, you got a couple of great finds!

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  19. I love your red truck and all your fun items! Come link up your post at my party Centerpiece Wednesday http://thestylesisters.blogspot.com/2013/07/centerpiece-wednesday-85-and-wrap-up.html
    Karin

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  20. Love your truck, the wood box, and the tureen! You know with a blog called We Call It Junkin, I HAD to look at your post called Antiquing! Saw you on Savvy Southern Style. I'd love to have a truck like that to go junkin in! Take care - Dawn

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  21. Love the red truck...The apple box is great find and I can see so many possibilities. Happy Fall Linda

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