10.17.2011

Style Spots: Slim Pickings

Happy Monday afternoon all! I'm happy to report we had a great weekend full of family, friends and a Cardinals win last night! :) I managed to sneak in a couple estate sales before heading to the Autism Speaks Walk in Forest Park, and despite high prices and not much to pick from, I did pick up some things...

Two old hand drills that I'm going to use in a shelving project, just as soon as I can find that DIY tutorial. :)

An old leather purse with fab brown and white stripes in the lining.

A vintage red Samsonite purse, with the tags still on it.

A really cute vintage apron.


A vintage folky tea towel.

A handmade tree skirt made from vintage fabric.

And a cute white crocheted hat, complete with a pom pom top!

What about you? Were you able to score any goodies this weekend?

Linking up with:

Thrift Share Monday
Flea Market Finds
The Penny Worthy Project
Magpie Monday

10 comments:

  1. I love both the red bags! You always have such great finds!

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  2. Very intrigued to hear more about the project you have in mind for the drills.

    Love both bags too. Thanks for linking up x

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  3. I love your finds this week. . .that hat is so adorable!
    oh, and how about those Cardinals! yeah!

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  4. Love the bags but also the sweet apron

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  5. Wonderful finds. I adore that white crochet hat.

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  6. Really love the apron and the vintage drills...Fab!

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  7. Those drill handles are sweet. Would love to see the shelf project when you complete it.

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  8. Amazing finds! I love that red bag so much. Just out of curiosity, where do you usually go thrifting? I am a student at Washington University, but I don't know the St. Louis area very well and I would love to check out the local thrift shops.

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  9. Hey ladies! Thanks to all for stopping by!

    Lizzie & Tammy: I'll be sure to post the shelf project once I can find that darn DIY I came across some months ago.

    And Lizard, here are places I would recommend that are close to the Wash U. campus that aren't the "vintage" store (i.e. super pricey):

    - The two antique malls on Big Bend, just south of Manchester.

    - The Goodwill on Olive in U. City

    - The Goodwill on Manchester in Brentwood

    - And the Scholar Shop on Clayton, right across from the Galleria

    Hope that helps!

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  10. ohhh you say slim pickins I say great finds!! so many beautiful things--the tree skirt though is fantastic!

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