Thrill of the Hunt #90

August 6, 2019

faux herbs tin cup

Welcome, friends, to another fun-filled Thrill of the Hunt post where I share my latest thrifty (and mostly) vintage finds with you. I'm excited to get started so here goes!

ti measuring cup filled with faux greenery

I picked up this weathered, galvanized tin cup filled with faux greenery at my favorite pop-up estate sale for $1.99. 

galvanized bucket chicken wire cloche clock table

I placed it inside a farmhouse chicken wire-lidded container and set it on my DIY vintage French farmhouse clock table.

I love how it mixes in seamlessly with my other faux greenery as well as my real plants. You can see to the right of it a mini herb cloche that I picked up at the same pop-up site, just a few months earlier.

fresh produce picked fresh daily locally grown galvanized pail

Can you tell I have a love for galvanized containers? I picked up this farmhouse stenciled galvanized pail at Goodwill for 99 cents. 

While it's not vintage, it still has that shabby look I love. And it's the perfect size for one of my plants in the living room. I just popped the terra cotta pot right in and voila -- instant farmhouse charm. I'm sure I'll find other uses for it, decor-wise, in the future.

vintage pink depression glass sugar bowl creamer

Last but not least I found a vintage pink depression glass creamer at a vintage market held in a barn on beautiful farmland way out in the country. I paid $6.00 for it, which is a lot for me, but there was a method to my madness. The creamer is on the left, acting as a vessel for one of my fresh hydrangea blooms from the yard. 

On the right is another vintage pink depression glass piece I purchased from an online candle retailer -- they periodically offer their candles poured in non-traditional containers, like this sugar bowl. I thought the two went well together, which is why I bought the creamer -- to create a set.   

vintage pink depression glass creamer vase hydrangea

vintage pink depression glass lemon scent candle

Once the candle has burned all the way down I'll be able to use the sugar bowl as a vase as well. And who knows? I might even use the two for their intended purpose and fill them with candy cream and sugar!

Well, that's it for today, friends!
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Kathy said...

I love using sugarers and creamers for small flower vases; they fill a small empty space nicely, don't block the view across the table when used as a centerpiece, etc. Love your galvanized treasures!

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