Monday, May 25, 2009

Enamelware Goodies

While my husband and I were busy all weekend painting the porch, my mum was off at garage sales. As we are busy painting, my mum calls, my husband answers and tells me she wants to speak to me. As busy as I was, I am glad I took the call. She was at a garage sale where the woman was getting rid of all her enamelware. I quickly shot over (after telling my husband, "My mother needs me") and got these lovely pieces. A white bucket for planting flowers, a white jug and the soon to be favourite, baby blue teapot/coffee pot. It truly is baby blue. Not this colour my camera has chosen to show.
Really, it is blue.

And a few other treasures I have picked up along the way. A charming jam pot already low on jam! A lovely refrigerator box and these adorable plates.


I love the rosy trim with the blue. So delightful, I just wish there had been more, I only found 3 of them.


The little white lantern was picked up as well. Blimey! Who can pass up $1.99 with the candle too? (Even if you already have too many to count, they are great to have)


Oh and the wicker sale. Just kidding. This is the porch furniture waiting to go back as soon as the floor dries. Please ignore the major construction going on next door. Speaking of which, would you be angry if you constantly had strangers up your driveway almost in your back garden at least once a day? This gets me mad. People checking out the renovation next door. No problem. But not on my property, please! My youngest is eleven and I really do not need strangers in my back garden especially if my daughter is playing back there. Do you think I should put a PRIVATE PROPERTY sign out? I really don't think it will stop them. Do you know I have had one man get mad at me for telling him to move? Just a little venting, thank you. Moving right along...


My little rosy mat for the porch. And a peek at my very bright blue toenail polish.
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Believe me there is much more going on in my life but I feel I can only give you little tidbits, lest you nod off in your cuppa...
Happy Monday, girlies!






15 comments:

PrincessPea said...

Wow - you got so lucky! I adore old enamelware, and buy it whenever I get a chance. One of my favourite items is a green coffeepot that has a separate coffee filter section on top. And the strangers in your garden? I'd be mad too. Good luck with that.

A Thrifty Mrs said...

Wow what gorgeous enamelware you found and a great Mother to let you know all about them!

I'd be so mad at the strangers coming into my property and would perhaps approach the owners of the property they are supposed to be looking at and let them know that is is impacting on your life.

Vee said...

So pretty! Love the coffee pot and the color and I'll believe that it's blue, but to me it looks a bit on the teal side. Love your new header, too. Everything is coordinating perfectly. (Aren't mamas great?)

Maison Douce said...

Love your enamel pieces...!!! I would put a sign with a dog warning.... That should keep them off!!!
Isabel

Scattie said...

I love the enamelware,especiallt the coffeepot/teapot!
hugs,Bethxx

Elyse said...

so pretty and do i-spy a cath kidston tablecloth?! lovely! a very fun post.

xo

Milottan said...

Hej Rosy
Fann Din sida på Jeanetteshus.com och såg att Du undrade vad trädet hette. Det heter Hagtorn! När jag kom in på Din sida, blev jag lyrisk. Jag ÄÄÄÄlskar turkost och rosor. Vilken fin sida Du har! Här ska jag gå in fler gånger!
Ha en fin fortsatt vecka.
Milottan

Rubyred said...

Beautiful fins, just love the colour of the coffee pot!
Rachel x

Rubyred said...

I meant beautiful finds, sorry!

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

I love your enamelware.. pretty colour and the plate too!

Melanie said...

I love enamelware, and your finds are perfect! xxxx

carolyn said...

what great finds you did have a good day.

This Vintage Life... said...

Strange people!! I'd borrow a big dog!
I love enamel; something vey rustic and utilitarian about it.
Deb x
(just added my stripey pots to your Flickr group, thanks! Its called Cottage Green)

koralee said...

Love your finds...that blue teapot is my favorite and your lovely plate!!! I have a mat just like yours...all rosie and mustard color..it looks identical!! Great taste you have! Oh i must say I love your blue toenails the BEST!!! I think i am off to hunt for babyblue polish!!!

kelly said...

hiya, I have an award for you over on my blog!