First off – thank you all who are visiting my blog!! With all of the comments being left, I’ve found some wonderful new blogs of YOURS that I’m enjoying so very much 🙂

Today I messed up the time for a doctor’s appointment, leaving me with time on my hands. Driving down Main Street of my little town, I found a rummage sale being run outside a local antique shop. Want to see my cool stuff?

Wow – SCORE!!!  For just $10, I bought a scrapbook filled with someone’s first year of marriage – cards, love notes, etc written back and forth.. a bunch of unique print blocks that I could use as stamps and/or put the block itself into a collage, and a handful of interesting, old keys. Cool!!

In the antique store, I also found a big tray of the old, wooden print blocks and let me tell you, I was tempted to buy some! However, they were asking $2.50 each and I thought that was pretty steep. I considered offering them an amount for the whole tray (no, not a full set of alphabet letters, or I deffinately would’ve thought harder!), but in the end, I knew they’d want much more for all of them than I was willing to fork over.

All in all, I’m happy with my find and I’m sure you’ll be seeing them show up in some future art projects!

Carry on!


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3 Responses to Score!

  1. Cool finds!!! If your like me, you already have a lot of really cool collage fodder (or so I thought when I bought it) and so you get pickier and cheaper, oh excuse me, thriftier!!! hehehe

  2. Those print blocks would be awesome to use with beeswax and/or on fabric. They are super cool. And the love notes would make great Valentine fodder. Looks like you got quite a haul. Those old keys are great! I needed them when I made my collographic plates.

  3. Jeanette says:

    Great job Connie….you should be earlier more often ;o)

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