The Straley Family

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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Garage Sale Junkie

I enjoy this time of year for more reasons than one! Not only do I enjoy playing in the dirt (flower beds are adult sand boxes), I love garage sales! Every once in awhile, I find some wonderful primitives to incorporate into my decorating. Last week, I found a small, old hand shovel that I just stuck in one of my planters (I stole the idea from Carla of Country Road Primitives). I also found a rusty rake. The tines are great to hang smaller goodies from at craft shows! Rob likes to use them in our front yard Halloween display. I can't wait to share those photos!!

Last October, when my cousin Connie was in town, we found both of these items at the SAME sale. The were $15.00 a piece. I called Rob and said, "I'm at a garage sale and I found more rusty stuff, can you drive over here with the Explorer?". I could hear the hesitation in his voice. ROFL!! When he saw these beauties, he was all smiles!!

Most of the time, Rob says, "Deanna, what are you going to do with THAT?" Sometimes, he has no sense of adventure.

Gosh, is it Friday yet! I'm itching to go saling!

Deanna :)


kat449 said...

Hi Deanna,
So happy you like the pillow and the fridge magnets I just learned how to make, they are kinda cute arent they. Thank you for your kind notice of the pillows safe arrival. Im sure it will be very happy in your home. be well my new friend and hope you visit often. prim blessings, Kat

Holly Tree Primitives said...

OH! Deanna, I am so JEALOUS! You lucky ducky! Great pieces.

I am goin this Friday, wanna come?


nanny*goat*primitives said...


That would be fun! Just swing by the house Friday morning. I spring for coffee and donuts!!

Deanna :)

Country*Road*Primitives said...

ROFL!! Oh my gosh did you notice that old hand trowel in my pot? Deanna, I used to garden my hiney off and I would not feel like putting things back into the garage and used that little thing so often to pluck out weeds or whatever... I found it so convenient to just stick it in the pot and wala! :) Glad you liked it... too cute... I love your treasures!! I want to come with you gals!! I would love custard filled with chocolate on top please :) OH! ...and decaf is great with not much coffee with my cream and sugar LOL!! xox

oodlekadoodle said...

Hi Deanna:
I love your work! Very unique and one of a kind! I am nominating you for the Primitive Excellence award! Please visit my blog to grab the award. Then...

1.) Copy and put the Award Logo on your Blog.
2.) Add a link to the Person who awarded you.
3.)Nominate 7 blogs who haven't received the award yet.
4.) Add links to those blogs on your blog.
5.) Leave a message for your nominees on their blogs!

Holly Tree Primitives said...

Well, crud! Someone beat me to it! I was going to nominate you for the primitive excellence award, but SUE got here first! LOL oh well just shows you how excellent you are at making primitives!

Love ya, girlie, now get back to blogging!