Wednesday, February 1, 2012

New French and Fun Finds...

Thank you for visiting! I thought I would share some recent finds today.

I find myself really looking for hard to find,  more rare and unusual items.
 But, let's be serious, I can't pass up a good/great deal either!

This is a very tall and multi-colored French wicker basket. 
French AND unusual!

Another find is this French Champagne basket....LOvE this!
It's in wonderful condition and HARD to FIND!

I added to my stack of French baskets to make a little side table by my sofa in the living room.
Great storage....they hold my paperwork/bills when they come in,
before they get paid and filed into file boxes.

How about this giant French harvest basket? 
Very first one!

This was a fun find...
A pull down set of maps from an old school house!
Great condition....

A pair of Cool blue 1930's deco chairs!
Rare design on the back of these garden find!

And last...this adjustable, two tone dress form!
I have a hard time passing these up, even if I have several in stock!
But she is TINY WAISTED...darling and desirable!

Thanks for stopping by!
Ciao for now....


d e l i g h t said...

Great finds! I love every piece! I'm really into old maps right now so that map find is a treasure!

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Hi Debra,

Oh your baskets are GORGEOUS! I "liked" you on FB and realized that you live in SoCali too! :) Pleasure to meet another Cali blogger! :) Wishing you a lovely {sunny} day!


Alabaster Rose Designs said...

Oh Debra,
I was so darn excited to see that you posted!!!
Love all of your new vintage treasures, the baskets are to die for!!
Hope you have a lovely night.

Kelly said...

Great finds! Love that trio of baskets next to your sofa.

Fresh Vanilla For C said...

Hi Debra~~~

What beautiful finds. Those are truly treasures. I got my first basket last time I was at the Rose Bowl flea market and I just love it. I would like to find a smaller one to set on top of it.
Have a great night

Rusty Hinge said...

What a great idea to store bills and letters in baskets by the sofa! That is where I balence the checkbook and pay bills so I might have to borrow this idea from you! I am so glad you posted again, I was so looking forward it!
Have a wonderful evening,

Rachel Pallas said...

LOVE your finds!! xo

Martha at Authentica said...

Debra ~ As always, beautiful treasures! Your finds are wonderful!
Would love to see more shots of your booth too! :)

La Dolfina said...

Awesome finds my friend, love them all!!
Can't wait to come down your way for a visit and see your space!

trash talk said...

The champagne basket is fab. The French really know how to do anything with elan!

Becky C said...

Such gorgeous finds! Really love the dress form :)
Your house is amazing!

Coastal Cottage Dreams said...

Love all your basket finds!

Special 'K' said...

The baskets are adorable but those maps, oh I love them. I will also follow on my way out because I know for sure I will enjoy engaging and supporting your special place now I have found you. I hope you will find a little time to come visit me soon. Cheers SpecialK XoXo

Heaven's Walk said...

Oh those baskets are just gorgeous, Debra! Love the gray/brown color! I'm always keeping my eyes open for baskets like that! (which is why I can hardly wait for spring to get here so I can start visiting the Fleas again!) :) Always love seeing what you've discovered, my friend!

xoxo laurie

Grace said...

I love everything you found.. and the baskets!!! i have a thing for baskets... ~Grace

Colette said...

Hello Debra,
I am your newest follower.
Every now and then I come across a blog that makes me pause and all comes to a stand still while I discover, read, find get inspired and keep on clicking "older post" to go back to the beginning...yours is such a lovely new discovery, and I am happy to have found you. adding you to my blogroll..warm wishes Colette ~ South Africa

Burlap Luxe said...

Hi Debra,
Just love your style I could move right in on it.

Have an inspiring week and

Garden Antqs Vintage said...

Debra, I just had to stop and say that I loved seeing every inch of your home in the JDA magazine. I just got it in yesterday and couldn't put it down. Your home is just so beautiful. Maybe see you in Texas in the Spring?

Denise at PinkPostcard. said...

Hi Debra! I saw your French baskets on pinterest, and wanted some info... Hopefully! :)
I recently found a large lidded wicker basket and I'm not sure of the age or if it is in fact French. Are you familiar enough with them to know any things I should look for to help me identify? It has the metal clasps and the wood runners on the bottom. It also has a monogram and a partial paper shipping label. Any info is so appreciated. thank you! You have gorgeous photos. Love your inspiration.