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    Posted 7 years ago

    AmberRose
    (364 items)

    I found many things at the thrift this week. Kosta Boda snowball, Ultima Thule whiskey glass, some fun Deco Glass and these guys.
    As I stated in an ealier post, I have been having a good time looking through a whole lot of junk to find Christmas treasures.
    Drummer fella is what is called a spun head. This guy is probably from the 60s. Crafters really seem to like to use these in vintage wreathes and vignettes.
    The very scary looking elves (did I hear the knife drawer open?!) are called "Knee Hugger Elves". Super popular and tough to find, especially the big ones (found three! same place) I would say they are from the early 60s. I assume that people like to scare the living daylights out of each other for Christmas.
    Lastly you can see a set of four George Briard Christmas glasses. They are really stylized and fun.

    Don't know if I will keep up the Christmas stuff posts, but I am learning something new, and think it is kind of interesting.

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    1. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      PS: Totally just realized my darling 8 year old spelled "lone" instead of "noel".
      Those are Japanese from the 50s.
    2. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 7 years ago
      Great loot!!! Don't stop now!
    3. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 7 years ago
      P.s., I love the little snow men and the little elves in the sled. : )
    4. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Mustang and miKKo, thank you. The snowmen are so messy they are adorable. All of these elves creep me out a bit. Half thinking of sending one to each of my siblings to scare them. Christmas Halloween combo!
    5. VintageStation VintageStation, 7 years ago
      I am so into Christmas ornaments these days. I found some on Thursday and now I can't stop looking for them. I'll have to pull some photos off my blog and post them here.

      I love your finds! Congrats and keep on sharing! Am I missing the photo of the GB glasses? I have some GB but nothing in the Christmas line and would love to see yours!
    6. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      To the left of all the ornaments...first photo. Which one is your blog? I read a ton of them.
    7. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Vintage Station...GB also has a couple of lines of coffee/coco mugs. He did some stuff for Marshall Fields.
    8. VintageStation VintageStation, 7 years ago
      Oh my, I guess I was distracted by the other shiny things in the photo, I missed the Georges Briard! They are wonderful!

      BTW, I love what the 8 yo did to Noel! That way, you can leave them out all year round!

      I'm afraid I'm one of those bloggers that doesn't post everyday! Maybe I shouldn't post all my finds at once and try for a vintage item a day! Anyway, I'm RunsWithScissors4.blogspot.com and I haven't done today's finds yet. Yes, I'm sitting in a hotel room on one of my vintage shopping spree weekends! Give me a few minutes and I'll do today's post.
    9. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Vintage Station...just sent you a note on your blog. Too fun!
    10. VintageStation VintageStation, 7 years ago
      I know, right eye? She doesn't even tell us about the monkey!

      I just got finished posting, how did you get there so fast? LOL! Okay, off to my blog.
    11. Manikin Manikin, 7 years ago
      Very nice find Amber !and the knee huggers are pretty collectible . You have a great start on Christmas decorating :-) love the group
    12. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Monkey is coming. Didn't realize he put himself in the photo!
    13. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Mani, eye4, brat and V thank you for the love. AND for your indulgence with my new obsession! I am finding other cool treasures but nothing you haven't seen or are post worthy.
    14. VintageStation VintageStation, 7 years ago
      We are still waiting for the monkey post! :o)

      Just got back to the hotel and need to start with my photo taking, then I'll be posting to my blog and think I have a challenge for you! Stay tuned! This will take me a while!
    15. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Cool! I have learned a ton from this site as well. I cant believe how obsessed I am with digging through the Christmas stuff at the thrifts! I think I found myself a really good, really cheap thrift source. Fingers crossed
    16. seamorelilfoot seamorelilfoot, 7 years ago
      great collections - we have a code name for the Noel sets - we call them Leon's that way others are unaware we are looking for them. CUTE

      thanks for sharing
    17. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Funny Seamore! I will do the same. When my sister and I thrift/flea together we constantly speak in code. Makes our Mom crazy.

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