When I saw it in a bag I just assumed it was a new egg made to look like a vintage one. What a pleasant surprise when I got home and looked inside to find "made in the Republic of Germany" and some grass:
The other side is cute, too.
A lucky vintage find! And the cost? 59 cents. In that same trip I came across a box of flash cards from 1963:
They are a good size and I love the graphics.
This weekend I went to a thrift that is further out that I don't visit too often. I noticed immediately that a woman had one of my coveted Ralph Lauren flowered/striped sheets in her basket. I hate seeing that! I followed her for a bit hoping she might ditch it but no luck. (yes I'm a thrift stalker. Sue me.) But then it was like the thrift gods took pity on me and I found this in the section of random bagged items:
An entire baggy of true velvety vintage millinery flowers. I snatched that bag and hid it in my cart. I honestly checked later to make sure it was still there. I pretty much got over that sheet. There were 8 bunches of flowers. I think those brown ones are my favorites.
I snagged the small cracker jar on the same trip knowing it would make a good home for my fanciful find. So what did I pay? 99 cents for the jar AND 99 cents for the entire bag of flowers.
On this same trip I also found a fun apron:
However it is still sweet and I was happy to pay $2.99 for it and I think I'll just fold down that flap, what do you think?
So all in all a good couple of adventures. True vintage is nearly extinct in the thrift these days. I found a few more items on both trips but mostly utilitarian things like hangers and baskets for organizing. I went in search of an old Scrabble game to scavenge the tiles but no luck. Maybe next time.