finding treasures and a book winner!

Just thought I’d pop in today to show you a few fun things I found at an estate sale over the weekend:

[vintage arabia enamel bowl]

[something to hang on the awkward space next to the window in the kitchen]

Not at the estate sale, but still really cool, this lovely stack of fabrics, just waiting to be cut into:

[hometown by sweetwater for moda, candy trees by julia rothman for cloud 9 fabrics]

And to announce the Sewing for Boys book winner!  I was so thrilled with everyone’s response, sounds like this book will be an awesome tool for all you moms (aunts, grandmas, too) with boys (and in some cases lots of boys!). So from the top of the heap:

10. Rebekah said…
I would love this!!

Congrats Rebekah, I sent you an email!

ps stay tuned tomorrow for a tutorial that has spent a long time in the queue.  😉  I just love adding little surprises at the end of posts, let’s me know who really reads through to the end.

25 thoughts on “finding treasures and a book winner!

  1. Jeni says:

    Ooooh, great finds! 🙂

  2. You found wonderful treasures! I love the utensils!

    Congrats to the winner!

  3. Sew Much Ado says:

    I always read to the end, haha! I’m so jealous you found that great fabric at an estate sale! Lucky!

  4. gill says:

    Congratulations Rebekah!!

  5. Patti says:

    swoon! I love the bowl! Great utensils too…I have that same little mesh sieve except mine has a little more patina.

  6. Snoodles says:

    Congratulations to the winner! Can’t wait for that tut!

  7. Looking forward to your tutorial (see I’m good I read through till the end lol!)
    Love that bowl it’s too cute!! And the fabric is pretty swoon worthy too.

  8. Rebecca says:

    I always read to the end too 🙂 Love the goodies you found and looking forward to the tutorial!!!

  9. Kerry says:

    Your treasures are great finds- I love Arabia stuff. Not sure what the springy spoon does- a sort of whisk maybe? It is really interesting! and a nice cream, gren, red colour grouping

  10. Tori says:

    Ooooooh I love the vintage enamel bowl : )

  11. Ana Degenaar says:

    I love those little treasures.

  12. Angie says:

    I really read through to the end! Looking forward to tomorrow. And I can’t wait to get back to the States to hit up Estate Sales again.

  13. Kelly O. says:

    ha ha! I read it all! every. last. word.
    I had an aunt who would put dirty words in her letters to her kids to see if they actually read them or just cashed the cheque she (boob)sent them 🙂

    she was totally fun!

  14. Sheila says:

    Love that fabric.

  15. memmens says:

    Looking forward to tomorrows post already!

  16. Miranda says:

    I have a little obsession with cherries, so I love that bowl! I’m wondering what the utensil with the green handle is used for? Is it like a whisk kinda thingy? Either way it’s pretty cool looking! Can’t wait for the tutorial tomorrow!

  17. Leslie says:

    i love your finds!!! vintage is my favorite thing to decorate with in my kitchen and my whole house.

  18. Lol, I admit to skimming many blogs but yours is definitely one that I always read 😉
    Lovely finds and beautiful fabric!

  19. Dying over that bowl and your fabric! LOVELY!

  20. Krista says:

    Yep, looking forward to the tutorial as well! 🙂

    Those are some good finds! I love the utensils.

  21. Donna S. says:

    Yes, I read the entire thing!!

  22. Ooh excited about tomorrow’s post now! Great finds : )

  23. that text fabric is fantastic. i look forward to seeing how you use it. will keep my eyes peeled for your tutorial, too 🙂

  24. Wag Doll says:

    Love the spiral utensil – wonder what it’s for? And thanks for organising such a lovely giveaway x

  25. erica says:

    I had most of those fabrics in my virtual shopping cart the other night…wish I would have gone to the checkout;) Also, I just saw that same cherry enamel bowl at an antique store last week! Super cute-great finds Anna.

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