Friday, March 18, 2011

Pink Saturday Pickin'

I feel like I hit the best estate sale ever!! It was a Pickin sale. My friend Shanon is an expert picker, and she took me along. It was a small house, but the owner was a horder, so she also purchased the duplex next to it to store all of her goodies. As you can see...I got a little of everything.
This cake topper was stored along with a piece of the wedding cake. I threw out the cake, because it smelled just horrible. I think the topper is in pretty good shape for being from 1948.
I found a box of sweet baby items...the shower invitations were filled out for 1952. I loved all the sweet birthday cards.
This box was filled to the brim with easter goodies....lots of old easter egg dye kits.
Vintage Christmas and Halloween cards galore!!

Sweet cake decorating supplies...too sweet to pass up!
Beautiful vintage hats....LOVED them all. Shanon and I shared the hats, we took turns picking our favorites.
I can't forget the box filled to the brim with Vintage Valentines. One box is brand new.

Last but certainly not least, more beautiful PINK hats!!!
This sale was quite interesting. You had to literally climb over piles of fabric (mostly polyester) to get to any areas of the house. Shanon is tiny, so she climbed into closets, and dug for treasures. We spent 4 hours digging through things, and it wasn't enough time. We are heading back tomorrow morning.
I still have lots more goodies to show you.....lots of vintage ribbon, baby planters, valentine candy boxes, and much much more. Until then, have a super wonderful Pink Saturday. Don't forget to stop by our hostess Beverly at How Sweet the Sound, and say hello.
xxoo Valarie


Tete said...

What a mother lode! Good luck in the morning for more wonderful finds!
Hugs- Tete
PS Take flash lights for the dark corners!

Gen said...

They are just cute..happy Pink Saturday...

Mine is here

pinkkandy said...

I love those Grandma always wore hats...
Its another Pink Saturday.....I am always amazed at ALL the pink stuff...we come up with....stop by and see what everyone is doing this week-end!
God Bless you!

Carrie @ Cottage Cozy said...

Fun finds, Valerie! Oh my!

Cindy said...

Lucky you! I can't think of a better day to spend the weekend than digging for treasures.

Diane Mars said...

I just got home late visiting our daughter and babies and low an behold what a great Treasure Hunt you and your girlfriend had... Big time jackpot. I'm not sure what my favorite item is so many treasures! oxox, Diane

Les rêves d'une boulangère (Brittany) said...

Those vintage hats are darling! I had a real obsession with vintage clothing like hats, gloves and full skirts.

Ann said...

You hit the JACKPOT. Boxes full of wonderful stuff!!!! To think they were all bundled just for you.
Happy Pink Sat.

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Those vintage hats are just the best!!!
Lucky you, so many lovely treasures!
I did chuckle about the cake smelling and being from the 1940's!! LOL!!


Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Oh I just love your sweet finds!

Last Monday I did a tutorial on a pink party favor which you might enjoy.

Happy Pink Saturday!

Country Dreaming said...

Wow--I'm still working on the fact that the cake was STILL attached to the topper!!!!!!!!
Looks like you "picked" up some great things.


Anonymous said...

Really cool finds!

ornamentsbypink said...

Valarie such pretty finds!
Good luck tomorrow! I have been to a sale like that you could barely turn around on all three floors!
They are the best ones!

Mitzi said...

Wow, what a great load of goodies! I especially love those hats....

Something Special said...

You hit the mother load of all time on this one. all i can say is Wos Wow I am jealous! Those hats and vintage cards are to die for!

Collected Treasures...for the home, heart and soul said... found wonderful things for sure!

Collected Treasures...for the home, heart and soul said... found wonderful things for sure!

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

wish I could have been there, how lucky you are. Thank you for stopping by dear.

birdie blue said...

great finds! an estate sale at a hoarder's house could be a disaster, but it looks like your hoarder wasn't of the scary variety. i especially love the hats.


Cheryl said...

Wow Valarie! You certainly did hit the jackpot!! Especially love all the hats!!!
OH! If you get a chance, I havn't recieved your address information, for the pay it forward. If you have a moment, email it to me so I can send you your giftie!!!