Monday, August 1, 2011

When a Friend Declutters


Unfortunately, there were no yard sales worth driving to this weekend, so I thought Mom and I were going to be out of luck on the treasure-hunting front. But a friend came through for us......a friend that needed to declutter. She called to ask if I would be interested in looking through some old glassware, china, and other things before she took them to the Salvation Army. Well, let me think......uh, YES!!!

I couldn't believe what she was going to give away........

Crystal Egg Plate



Mid-century Aqua/White Lazy Susan
California Potteries 


Clear Boopie Glasses
Fenton Hobnail Opalescent Dish



Blue Ridge Shell-shaped Plate



And finally
Burpee's Reproduction Metal Trays



Don't you just love it when a friend declutters?!?




I’ll be linking to the following parties:

Flea Market Finds at Her Library Adventures
Today’s Thrifty Treasures at Southern Hospitality
Magpie Monday at Me and My Shadow
Nifty Thrifty Tuesdays at Coastal Charm

24 comments:

  1. What great stuff!!!
    I love that egg plate!
    I want somebody to call me to declutter. Preferably somebody in their 80's that has live in the same house for 100 years!!!!

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  2. I love it when that happens! I love the trays and that egg dish! I'm going to visit a friend pretty soon and she says she has lots of stuff set aside for me after her recent move. I am so excited! :)

    Have a great week!
    Pam

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  3. YES...it's great when you get THAT phone call! Nice treasures for YOU! That just happened to me a couple of weeks ago and I'll post this week about it. It's nice to have friends like that!
    Deb :)

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  4. I love those clear Boopie glasses! Is that what they are called...how cute! Enjoy your day! ♥

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  5. I think I need to give my friends sweet reminders that I'm here to help them through the decluttering process.

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  6. NOW I know what goes in the middle of those 4 curvy dishes I have (see lazy susan)

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  7. You got some great things when they decluttered! We are following you now - hope you return the follow!
    Deb sends her regards!

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  8. Ilove all your friend's treasures -- especially the trays!! The lazy susan is great, too!

    deb

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  9. OMG,Boopie,Fenton,are we crazy or are they??? LOL What great treasures

    Carol

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  10. Sigh ! Heaven. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. What a great friend! I love all the goodies you found. Of course, I always love a Boopie, and there's something so sweet about Blue Ridge pottery, but the egg dish is fabulous and my favorite of your treasures!

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  12. Oh!! That aqua lazy susan is so cool!

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  13. You have an amazing friend! Great finds!! Love the Fenton!

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  14. I think it's great when friends give you the first chance at their goodies...decluttering can be fun! Love the Fenton dish.

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  15. We wish a friend would declutter - oh boy do we ever...not that she needs it, mind you, we just love her stuff :)
    Such nice things...what a nice friend!

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  16. Wow, that Lazy Susan is fantastic!! I'm lusting after it. Thanks for linking up x

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  17. Wow...How lucky are you! Love the trays and the lazy Susan...Fab! x

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  18. Oh yes....when friends and MIL's declutter. It's a win-win isn't it? You came away with some great pieces.
    I don't know if that happens a lot with your friends but now that my friends (and my mom's friends) know I like "old stuff", I have been the lucky recipient of some things that they were giving away. It's the best kind of shopping!!
    Have a great day.
    Jane

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  19. Love the trays, really love them.
    Rest not to my taste but can see they are quality

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  20. I would have been squealing! What great finds Sherry! I especially like the shell shaped plate and those gorgeous trays! How fun for you! :)
    Donna

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  21. What a super friend! Thanx for sharing last Thursday! I would love for you to join us again!:)

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