Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Garage sale finds

So the cupcake how to is coming along but for now I will entertain you with some recent garage sale finds :) So I got this cool lighted mirror! It’s old but the lady didn’t know how old. I like it :) I’ve always wanted an old fashion lighted mirror.

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I tried looking up this company and couldn’t find anything except electrical switches lol.

The best part of the whole thing is that it works!

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Check out the engraved look on the side.

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a million 070 I also got this neat old fan for Taylor because he likes retro stuff lol.

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Pinky inspecting the fan LOL.

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I got some other really neat stuff that I will share next time :) 2 bucks for the mirror and 2 bucks for the fan I think it was a good deal lol. The fan works too! But the button to turn it on and off is broken you have to unplug it to turn it off LOL. Oh well. All the best everyone!

18 comments:

Princess Of Pink said...

My sweet dear 2 month old kitty is called PINKY too, lol. YAY!!!

Love the mirror, pretty

vintage at heart said...

Lovin' that mirrior!!! What a deal!!!! The fan too those are very collectible and HARD to find!!!!! Enjoy!!

Shelia said...

Afternoon, Alli! Oh, that vintage mirror is truly a find! And it works too! I see little kitty is really interested in that fan! :)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Barb said...

Hi Allison,
Your mirror is great.

Love the fan too.
I have a couple at the store.

blessings,
barbara jean

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Boy, you did well, Allison! So neat!!!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

That's a pretty cool mirror! I have never seen such a fancy one like that that actually had lights. When I was a little girl I remember my parents had a fan like that. Very retro! Can't wait to see what else you found.
~Patti

Lisa said...

These are such good finds! How super cool!!
Hugs, Lisa

Tracey said...

That mirror is sooo cool! I've never seen one like that...its so glamour girl-ish!

the vintage vignette said...

The mirror is so Vintage Hollywood! Can't you just se Marilyn Monroe grooming herself in it!

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

What a fun find!

rosechicfriends said...

What a GREAT mirror! Don't know if I have ever seen one like that! Now, your fan reminds me of one my folks had years ago...oh, that makes me feel old! lol!

But best of all, Pinky is so curious, just like my kitties, anything new and they MUST inspect it!
Blessings...Lorena

Sares said...

Great finds Alli! That mirror is beautiful, very art deco, I love that era. The fan is cool too. I've always liked those old metal fans. You can add them in on a lot of decorating styles too. I'm sure Taylor isn't too concerned about that though!

Karen at Nittany Inspirations said...

Great finds. With this heat wave everybody is having, it will come in handy.

bj said...

Hi..oh, gosh...I love both these things! Especially the old fan. love those.
About the larger photos...I think I have it solved now. When I first posted the enlarged photo of those 3 little creamers lined up..the right one was cut off completely. Now, if you go over and look, they are all three there!! woo hoo

Rosemary said...

Wow Miss,
You did great!
Thanks for stopping by.
Chat again soon,
Rosemary

Brenda said...

Wow! Two bucks for each! What a steal!
Brenda

Sonia ~ Vintage Rose Designs said...

Lovely finds, you did good!!
Hugs
Sonia

ThriftyAnnabella said...

You made some excellent buys!!