Thrifting and Antique Shopping


Are you familiar with a vintage dough riser?

Vintage Dough Riser http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/thrifting-and-antique-shopping.html

Vintage Dough Riser http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/thrifting-and-antique-shopping.html
This is a vintage or antique dough riser.  I fell in love with the cover first.  It was red. (although I don't think it came that way and was painted at sometime).  It's fairly big.  Maybe too big for my small kitchen but I may use it for a kitchen utensil display.  If it is just too big for my house, I will use it outside in my garden.  I paid $19 for it.

My great grandmothers may have used something like this for bread to feed their large families, but thankfully I have never had to bake that much bread.  It would hold a lot of dough.  


Rolling Pin http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/thrifting-and-antique-shopping.html
I spotted this old rolling pin for $2.  I thought it must be fairly new because it looked like it was hardly used.

But then I saw the 59 cent price scribbled on the end and decided to buy it.  It will stay "hardly used" at my house.  

Funnels http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/thrifting-and-antique-shopping.html
I was so thrilled to find more funnels for $4 each.  Funnels are one of my newer collections.

Vintage Prune Crate http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/thrifting-and-antique-shopping.html
 How fun is a Morning Star prune crate?  It's about the size of my fun "raisin" crate. (The raisin crate is now hanging on my family room wall )


National Recovery Act Crate http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/thrifting-and-antique-shopping.html
 One side was prunes and one side was the NRA.  It's the National "Recovery" Act from the Great Depression era (not the National Rifle Association.)

Vintage Crate http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/thrifting-and-antique-shopping.html
A great old crate at $16.

Napco 1956 Christmas S & P Shakers http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/thrifting-and-antique-shopping.html
A very fun set of S & P shakers from Napco, 1956.  I collect Christmas items from my childhood and these were from the year of my birth.  I bought them for $4.

Hand knit mittens http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/thrifting-and-antique-shopping.html
These little hand knit children's mittens were $2 each.  Perfect for winter/Christmas vignettes.

Primitive Paper Towel Holder http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/thrifting-and-antique-shopping.html
I also bought this primitive paper towel holder for $6.  Not sure where this will end up.  Maybe paper towels, but just maybe part of a re-purposing project.

Vintage Lunch Box http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/thrifting-and-antique-shopping.html
An old beat up lunch box $8.  It appeals to my junkier side.

What have you found lately?

























16 comments:

  1. Okay great prices thrifting. Thrift stores have become so expensive here. I usually will pay less than $10 for a roller though many are higher so to get one for $2 was great.

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  2. Those are sweet little salt and peppers, love vintage Christmas!

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  3. I never knew that tinware piece was for dough. I will look more carefully next time I see one. Love all the finds especially the funnels and the lunch box. Great bargains.

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  4. Bonjour,

    Une visite agréable en admirant vos photos.
    J'ai beaucoup apprécié les caisses en bois de fruits.
    Gros bisous

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  5. I have never seen that dough rising bowl before. Cool...it looks like a giant colander without the holes. You always find fun stuff! I didn't see anything to make a snowman out of there, but maybe you do!

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  6. Lots of great stuff but I do love the S&P, so cute!!

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  7. OH MY GOSH!!! you find the best at the best prices!!! i could almost die for the crate!!!

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  8. Great finds Carlene! It's been so long since I've been thrifting. Love the S&P's. Looking forward to seeing what you cook up with your treasures. :)

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  9. You find the best stuff! I love the dough riser.

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  10. I have not been out thrifting in a week or so, but hope to get to an estate sale tomorrow. Love those s&p shakers!

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  11. Great stuff, wow! I just found an antique dough/bread maker, I would like to have the antique dough riser to match with it hihi! And the crate is perfect!

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  12. Great finds Carlene! I have never seen a large dough riser like that. Love it! I spied a few items I have and love also. I just found an old green heater that is shaped like a large lantern. Can't wait to use it for Christmas! I can see pinecones and boughs decorating the top. And of course a cute bird. Wanted to talk to you a bit more about the link party. Will you send me your e'mail? Or reply to this and then I'll answer back.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  13. I'm loving the weathered paper towel holder! And of course the salt & pepper shakers appeal to me. I would not have known the first item was a dough riser, so I learned something new today! I found an oval flower print today to hang....somewhere!

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  14. You find the best things at your thrift shops. Our thrift shops never have good stuff like that....and if they did and knew what it was, it would cost a fortune. I'm jealous....LOL but love to look at all the goodies that you find...thanks for sharing.

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  15. Here is something I never dreamed I'd ever say.... my what a nice prune crate you have.

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  16. I did not show my latest finds yet. Not much....I love the dough bowl....It would be a great pot outside. I wish my hubby would like that look more. I can't get away with a lot of it....he says we aren't a junk yard. I beg to differ if you saw his shed!!

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