Thursday, March 29, 2007

Mom-mom's Attic

This past weekend I got to spend some time with my grandparents and even got to explore some nooks and crannies of their home. I've always been a big treasure hunter (you'll find me with a metal detector on the beach when I am 80!) and one night I was talking about the sewing I have been doing my mom-mom piped up and said that my great grandmothers sewing table was sitting right behind her seat. She said she never looked in the table drawers! Say what!

So I happily moved furniture around so we could explore. We found wooden bobbins, lots of buttons!, some scrap fabric that is still in good shape and a ton of crocheting needles. Some are even made out of bone. I guess I'll need to start crocheting.



I was also privileged enough to explore her attic . And that's when I spotted these old frames. Oh, the possibilities! Can you see it? I already have a plan for them. This is going to be exciting!


This has to be continued at a later time. I still have more stuff to share, but the husband is home and we have some boxes to sort through.

8 comments:

  1. wow those are some awesome finds!

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  2. How exciting! Yesterday one of my students asked if I'd like a box of "old junk jewelry" that belonged to his grandma. Um, YES!!!

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  3. Oh I love these kinds of finds! Perfect! And those old frames are to die for! You'd pay big bucks in an antique store for something that nice!

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  4. Jackpot! Exploring long-lost stuff is incredibly fun.

    I keep trying to crochet and keep failing. Good luck, should you try.

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  5. oh my goodness, what treasures!!!! I would have loved to rummaged through the attic at what not with you!

    lucy

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  6. fantastic finds...

    those frames are really gorgeous [and i have such a soft spot for vintage sewing supplies!]

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  7. How funny that she never even opened the drawers? LOL

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  8. fun! i love stuff like that!

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