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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Old Aqua Bottle

I hope everyone had a nice weekend!

I feel like we had a whirlwind weekend! We spent our 3 days at a flea market and antique shops.
The flea market was the best I've ever seen....I think I went a little overboard but when you see things that you love and you know you'll never see again, plus the prices were so good...really good...what else can you do but give in and buy it!

This was a very large and heavy old bottle that I found yesterday in an antique shop. You can't tell here but it's 10" tall and says Dr. Cummings Vegetine...I looked it up and it's one of those cure all tonics.

 I just love the color, size and weight of this bottle and the hazing inside is just perfect.

We brought home 2 truck loads of stuff! Most of it is big stuff like 2 metal chairs (almost free), my new/old vanity (old buffet) for $15, a metal cabinet for $10, a vintage bicycle for my garden. Thank goodness Mr Wild gave in and came along, he actually found the best stuff. We went early Saturday morning, then it rained so much that we had to quit. We went back on Sunday because I found a check in my checkbook that I forgot to give to a vendor...I felt terrible! I've never done that before! 

We found a few more small things and then as if we hadn't looked at enough 'good junk' we stopped at one antique store on the way home, it was hot, humid and very windy, a good day to bum around. That day we only had the car, the truck was still full because of the rain.

I found an awesome old cast iron garden set that has been on my wish list (they came way down on the price) so we had to go back to the store on Monday with the truck to get that. After thinking about an old wicker chair all night ($20, it needs cushions, I can't wait to find the right fabric) I decided to get it too so we had another full truckload. We stopped at one more antique shop and I found this pretty bottle and some beautiful china that I'll save for later.

We were busy running around all weekend but we sure had a good weekend!

Thanks for stopping!

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Charm Bracelet Diva said...

I love that bottle! Sounds like a great weekend.

The Farmer's Daughter said...

I can never get enough bottles, especially a beautiful blue one like this! Great photos, too!

Jana Faith said...

Such a pretty bottle - great color

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Sounds like you had a busy weekend, but fun! Hubby and I did some antiquing on Mother's Day. He bought me a vintage baby cradle! It's white, and in such nice condition. I plan to put my vintage dolls in it.


Swede Dreamer said...

What a great bottle! I can never pass these up at a flea market...great find! New follower here~hope you will pop over for a visit! Angie

Heaven's Walk said...

Your weekend sounds like a dream come true! Wow!

xoxo laurie

Julia said...

Wow, you are quite the antique shopper and it's so nice that your hubby loves it too. Makes you feel good about spending all that money when you get the best stuff. JB

The Vintage Farmhouse said...

Pretty bottle!

Ellen said...

GREAT phto's, I love the bottle with his beautiful color!!!

Hugs and have a nice day,

Anonymous said...

Many lovely greetings from Slovakia, the bottle is gorgeous, great color! Your blog is a beautiful place:o) See you again..Mia

Connie said...

What an exciting weekend! We will get to see a lot more pictures of all this fun.

Carolyn Robbins said...

I am glad I stopped by for White Wednesday. I love the crochet rose in your header image.

Debbie said...

I LOVE that bottle Faye!!! I have a similar one, and it's my favorite.
You must be so excited about all the treasures you found! Can't wait to see everything!

Cindy@OldTimePickers said...

Wow...sounds like my kind of pickin' trip! Love the bottle!