Saturday, July 30, 2011

Flea Market Treasures

A few treasures I scored
at the Sunday St. Lawrence flea market :)

34 Lovely Comments:

Blogger barbara@sparrowavenue said...

what's in the little wooden box?

7/30/2011 10:23 AM  
Blogger Geninne said...

The photo is a little animation, if you look at it for a little while you'll see the box open with all it's contents (brass weights) :) I got the wooden box for my 13 yrs antique lover son...he LOVED it! Hugs Barb!

7/30/2011 10:31 AM  
Blogger tinajo said...

Such pretty things - and I´m impressed by the animation. I did one of those but have since forgotten about it - have to try that again! :-)

7/30/2011 10:40 AM  
Blogger Susana Castro Conti said...

Qué lindas cosas y qué buena la animación! Muy divertido!

7/30/2011 10:56 AM  
Anonymous Connie @ Daydream in Color said...

Love the animation & your finds! It was so fun when I realized everything opened!

7/30/2011 10:59 AM  
Anonymous Rendell said...

Wonderful presentation Geninne,thanks for sharing your treasures. I too have a fondness for old tins, boxes and the like.

7/30/2011 11:28 AM  
Blogger agnes szucs said...

cool stuff! i love vintage tidbits, and sometimes treat myself to them, too.


7/30/2011 12:41 PM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

it was so much fun going to the flea market with you and seeing what you purchased

7/30/2011 1:46 PM  
Blogger Sarah B said...

What lovely finds :)

7/30/2011 2:39 PM  
Blogger ISA said...

que buena animación, para las curiosas, ademas!!!! jajajajaja
me encantan estas ferias...encuentras pequeños tesoros....siempre que puedo voy a "cachurear". cariños, desde Chile (hoy ha sido un día muy frió...brrrr.)

7/30/2011 10:12 PM  
Blogger FarfallaDK said...

Fantastic finds!

7/31/2011 12:24 AM  
Blogger Atelier Conti said...

You've got the eye, as usual! Wow, I never find things like that when I look for them. Beautiful. And the animation is extremely clever! Are you going to tell us how you accomplished that? Love it!

7/31/2011 12:44 AM  
Blogger Sarah Knight said...

Very cool : )

7/31/2011 1:47 AM  
Blogger Helmi said...

Great treasures, I love to go to Flea markets.

7/31/2011 2:43 AM  
Blogger arrête de rêver said...

oh! waou? me encanta este imagine !
y de todas formas me gusta mucho mucho todo lo que tu haces !
muchas inspiración y ganas !!
felicitación desde Andalousia !

7/31/2011 3:08 AM  
Anonymous Nessa said...

fabulous finds! My mom had that pin tin, ah the simple memories xx

7/31/2011 3:49 AM  
Blogger Karin Schikorr said...

qué tesoros tan lindos!! me encantan estos mercadillos, me han entrado ganas de rescatar las cosas de mi papa (antiguos compases de navegación y de dibujo). A ver si las fotografío también! Ha sido muy inspiradora tu entrada! Un abrazo.

7/31/2011 5:13 AM  
Blogger TIKA said...

Great finds! My favorite is the wooden box. And clever animation :)

7/31/2011 6:59 AM  
Blogger dls said...

Thanks for sharing.... love flea markets!

7/31/2011 7:56 AM  
Blogger inkyhands said...

I love your blog truly beautiful x Inkyhands

7/31/2011 4:20 PM  
Blogger Cheryl Rezendes said...

Hi Geninne,

I came across your lovely work while searching the web yesterday.

I am a fiber artist currently writing a book on surface design techniques for Storey Publishing in North Adams, MA USA. Publication is scheduled for early 2013

My hope for the book is to feature the work of about 12 artists other then myself whose work represents some of the techniques.

I will have a chapter on carving erasers, speedy cut, Mastercraft etc. I am wondering if you would have an interest in having one of your pieces that features the use of your beautiful hand carved stamps in my book.

The piece would have to be on fabric and preferably using textile paints if possible. Although I will be talking a bit about stamp pads as well.

Here are my web sites so you can get an idea of who I am as well.

I look forward to hearing from, but would of course understand if this is not of interest to you, whatever the reason.

All the best,

PS I have 3 sons and 2 full size adorable collies! I believe we have much in common.

7/31/2011 6:51 PM  
Blogger Courtney said...

the animation is fun! i love photographing my flea market finds... so much that i turned it into a business. the wooden box is really pretty, and i love the blues and reds in your photo.

8/02/2011 7:22 PM  
Anonymous abby said...

how did you do that? What a fun way to show these things from more than one viewpoint.

8/02/2011 9:28 PM  
Blogger jo so and sew said...

Cool! I like the inside / outside shot!

8/03/2011 4:38 PM  
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8/04/2011 5:51 AM  
Blogger Portable Soap Box Girl said...

OH, I'm so thrilled to see you are visitng our beautiful Toronto. And I love the treasures you found at the market. It encourages me to get down to there again.

Hope you enjoyed our city. It is like visiting the world.

Love your artwork. I am just a novice and you inspire me.

8/13/2011 8:39 AM  
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