Diamonds In The Rough~Treasures Week 8

This is my Week 8 of Diamonds In The Rough!, where I show you the treasures that I've found at garage sales and thrift stores, then you get to see what I do with them. Seems like the garage sales are full of baby items. One should never need to go into a store for these items because there are more really nice baby things out there for sale...cheap...than babies that need them!!! But, I don't need any baby items and would love to see a lot less of this in my world!

Here are the few items that I did find and bring home for transformation!
Trims ~ $2, If you sew, you need these and I do use them!

New products in basket ~ $1.50

Crock bowl ~ $4, This will go to my mall booth.

Half birdcage ~ 25¢, Imagine this painted white and plants coming out of it.

LARGE Pitcher made into a lamp ~ $3. It goes to my antique mall booth

Old ladder back chair ~$1, I have fun plans on this to show you later!

Very old chandelier ~ $15, Wait till you see what I do with this!!!
And I didn't forget items for my daughter's apartment like a fan and these treasures she can surely use!
New shower curtain rod ~ 50¢, Mixing bowl ~ 50¢, Shelf liner ~ $1, Air Fresh Spray ~ Free

A large 5'5" x 7'5" Area Rug for her living room ~ $20

And lastly for me, a new cloche and crock to set it on. At first I put the normal, bird in it to decorate...

Then I realized that I don't like NORMAL, so I switched it up!
This is my vintage Frozen Charlotte, with a cameo and my late Grandmother's cameo bracelet!
Oh yeah, So much better to see something that's not the norm!
NOTE: You should be able to click on most of the pictures to enlarge to see further details.
These parties I love to link up to or check out my Blog Parties tab
Party Time @ It's So Very Cheri
Metamorphosis Monday @ Between Naps On The Porch
Motivate Me Monday @ Keeping It Simple
Creative Blogger's Party @ Homemaker On A Dime
Making The World Cuter @ Making The World Cuter
Amaze Me Monday @ Dittle Dattle 
Twice Owned Tuesday @ House Of Grace
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday @ Coastal Charm

Time to Shine Tuesday @ A Diamond in the Stuff 
Tuesday Treasures @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia 
Trash 2 Treasure @ Sassy Sites
Power Of Paint @ Domestically Speaking
Swing Into Spring Wednesday @ DIY by Design
White Wednesday @ Faded Charm
Wow Us Wednesday @ Savvy Southern Style
Piece of Work Wednesday @  Primitive & Proper
Good Life Wednesday @ A Beach Cottage

Open House Thursday @ No Minimalist Here
Strut Your Stuff Thursday @ Somewhat Simple
Transformation Thursday @ The Shabby Chic Cottage
100 Ideas Under $100 @ Beyond The Picket Fence

Cottage Flora Thursday @ Fishtail Cottage
Show And Tell Friday @ My Romantic Home
Furniture Feature Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed

Remodelaholic Friday @ Remodelaholic
Frugal Friday @ Shabby Nest

Look What I Found Friday @ Vintage Revivals
Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage
Vintage Inspiration Friday @ Common Ground
Weekend WrapUp Party @ Tatertots and Jello
Saturday Nite Special @ Funky Junk Interiors
Show and Tell Saturday @ Be Different, Act Normal 
Sunday Showcase Party @ By Stephanie Lynn
Sundae Scoop Weekend Wrap Up Party @ I love Nap Time 
Before and After Party @ Thrifty Decor Chick


  1. Hey! I am catching-up on your blog. Love your new header! Lovely! And I agree...who wants to be normal and plain? I love the cloche with the doll and cameos. AH-dorable!

    Ricki Jill

  2. I love frozen charlotte! how cute, and I love the tole tray!!

  3. Great finds, Terry! Love the picther lamp! Great find on the trim, too.

  4. You found some fabulous treasures. Love the rug, it is wonderful and I also love the cloche. The base is fabulous and your doll display is wonderful. Hugs, Marty

  5. Beautiful items! My mother would have loved that frozen Charlotte. The larger ones are quite rare! Love the crackling marks on that crock plate. Fab finds!!

  6. I love that, like me, you also pick up the sensible and every day items at sales. Why pay retail?
    I have never seen a Charlotte anywhere other than an antique store. Very eyecatching how you use her. All wonderful finds.

    A very impressive list of parties too!

  7. Terry, You found some great things and the half birdcage is a favorite! Love the cloche with Frozen Charlotte.


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