Happy 2012! Hope everyone had a great night. I celebrated by watching the annual Twilight Zone marathon and dozing off by 10…yup, a regular party ANIMAL! So…isn’t the world supposed to end this year? Guess we better make it a good one! 🙂
Today I spent the day at my first real auction, and it was everything I hoped it would be! The auctioneer in his big cowboy hat, going a mile a minute while people nodded their heads and occasionally yelled out YEEEEEEEEEPPPPP just like Dave from Storage Wars! LOL! It was amazing. I went with a bunch of fellow vendors from my co-op, and I came home with a truck full of primitive kitchen gadgets, crocks, jugs, and a few other treasures. I had to share!!!
First of all, I got this leather antique baby carriage. It’s a little bit “Addams Family”…exactly the reason I bought it! Creepy COOL!
Some old cast iron muffin pans…
and stoneware crocks and jugs galore!
One of the best scores of the day was probably this antique butter churn…I got it for an incredible price. To keep, or not to keep…that is the question! 🙂
A (copper?) bed warmer
I also got a huge lot of primitive tin kitchen tools and gadgets. Boy do I have some homework to do. I am familiar with some of these items, but not all…but that’s the fun part!
And one of my favorites of the day: a small, very cool shaker box.
More kitchen gadgets…
And even MORE! I LOVE them ALL!!!!
I thought this piece was particularly interesting. Upon some research I have discovered it is a 19th century gun shot & powder measure. Freakin SWEET!
I am so excited to get some new, quality items in my booth. It was starting to get bare and I need a break from the crafts, after the whirlwind of Christmas crafting. I am bringing some of this stuff over to the co-op on Wednesday, so I’ll be sure to get some new booth pics!
Til then, have a great week! 🙂