Estate Sale Update

20 Jan

In between house-hunting, I managed to hit a sale on Friday a.m. This sale was advertised on Craiglist rather than on Estatesales.net and the pictures looked good so I went for it even though I knew I would be driving for at least 45 minutes to get there. I don’t know why I still do this kind of thing, because inevitably a sale that’s not run by one of the reputable Nashville estate sale companies is going to be overpriced, poorly run and just a huge hassle in general. I have a huge rant on this subject, but I will spare you.
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I did get a few things. I finally found one of those cute music boxes that looks like a little Swiss chalet–totally adorable and I want to keep it but I’m being good.  I got two embroidered dishtowels, one with a kitty eating cereal. Whenever I find these I sell them almost immediately.  The three Pyrex nesters will go with the big yellow bowl I got from a sale a few months back to make a complete set. I’m probably keeping the tablecloth because I can’t seem to sell a tablecloth to save my life. And the drinking glass is imprinted with cocktail recipes–very cute. It was actually from a different sale, one in West Meade. Also, the crewel work picture is a good color for the booth and will look great.

I am glad that the flea market is next weekend and that the sales in the coming weeks are picking back up. It has been so slow! xoxo, LaurenT

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2 Responses to “Estate Sale Update”

  1. Lisa January 20, 2013 at 8:31 pm #

    Can’t WAIT for the flea market… things have been so dead! I can’t get over the kitty having its breakfast. And good score on those nesting bowls, I love the primary color ones!!

  2. Rae January 21, 2013 at 1:58 am #

    we drove to on in gallatin that SUCKED. and then went to an antique mall there that sucked even more! i can’t wait for the sales to pick up! at least you found a few gems!

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