Monday, July 9, 2012

christmas in july...

While I was nestled away in the pines of Plymouth last week enjoying some r and r, I squeezed in a junkin' day.
I found some wonderful treasures that I am saving.
Not for a rainy day.
And, unfortunately, not for myself either.
I am saving them for an upcoming event at the shop.
Ssshhh, don't tell anyone yet! 

I will show you some things I am saving for my Christmas displays.
(No, this is not the upcoming event.) 
I know, who wants to think of Christmas in July?
But, when I find something that reminds me of the holidays and the price is right, I buy it...


I just loved the old green tins with their hints of red...


I can wait for the visions of sugarplums but the vintage holiday vignettes are dancing in my head...


One find that I am bringing in the shop tomorrow is this sweet old farmhouse curio cabinet...


It is handmade and perfectly imperfect...



I am bringing some other pieces in tomorrow as well.
One is a makeover piece and one is a piece I made.
I am saving them for White Wednesday so I hope to see you then!


Today I am sharing with Linda for Nifty Thrifty Tuesday over at Coastal Charm.
I have not joined in over there for a while so I am off to see what's going on!

Thank you for stopping by!

14 comments:

Alabaster Rose Designs said...

Wow Sandi, you found some great pieces!!
I love that color green on those old tin boxes.
Wishing you a beautiful week!!~
Sincerely,
Melinda

NanaDiana said...

Cute tins, Sandi- I buy Christmas stuff all year long too...crazy because I DON'T have a shop.

I love that little curio cabinet with the chicken wire. I would probably paint those little hinges black if I had in in my home though- xo Diana

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

I love all your old treasures Sandi. The cabinet is adorable and the green tins are perfect...even in July!

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

Forgot to mention that I love your new header:-)

Susie said...

Sandi, Those are nice green shades on the cake tins. I love chicken wire on cabinets doors. Smiles to you, Susie

On Crooked Creek said...

Sandi,
I've been drawing out visions of Christmas vignettes ...on paper. Christmas IS in July On Crooked Creek...well, the planning stages, anyway! Every other year we host...and this is our year to host Christmas!!! It really isn't too early, dear friend. So "bring it on"...please! Thanks for your sweet comment and visit recently. I love my chandelier...just really hard to photograph!!!
Fondly,
Pat

BECKY said...

Your green tins are awesome and will be perfect for Christmas in your shop!! Love them!! And that little curio cabinet is so charming!

Fun treasures!
Have a lovely day!
Becky

trash talk said...

What are talking about girl. I used to love the Christmas in July sales back in the day!
That cabinet is precious and the ring for a pull is perf.!
Deb

Susan said...

Never too early to shop for Christmas - great tins! Hmmmm...what's this other event you're hinting at?
LOVE that curio cabinet Sandi! Glad to hear you're enjoying Plymouth.

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Love your finds, Sandi! Great tin!

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

I do love old tins. Those green ones are perfect for a holiday display. Wishing you a great week. Tammy

Elizabeth Maxson said...

That tin is fabulous. A zillion uses for that one. Thanks for sharing it. The cabinet is perfect too.

Thanks for the sneak peek!

Big hug
Elizabeth :-))

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

I love vintage Christmas finds any time of the year. Great old tins!

A Shabby Moment in Time said...

Ok Sandi...you've got my Christmas wheels turning now! :) Hope you're enjoying your summer at the campground.
Blessings & hugs,
Karen

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