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May 29, 2013

Happy 21 and weekend farmhouse finds...

Today is our 21st wedding anniversary.

We haven't changed a bit (smile).

Saturday morning, the whole family went to the third day of a farm house estate sale where everything was 50% off. 
Specific items needed for Josie's upcoming Western party were crossed off the check list.  These saw horses will be turned into some kind of animal to be used in a lasso contest.

  Chris can also use the saw horses on his never-ending construction projects.

A couple of hats and a horse scarf will be used as decorations.

Rusty horseshoes will also be turned into party decor.

This cement fruit urn has nothing to do with the party, but the $3 price tag was perfect.  It's very heavy.  Chris got a workout carrying it to the car and then down into our backyard.  It looks perfect in our shade garden.

The girls felt their tree house needed this pink mailbox.  You never know, secret letters might need to delivered.

These binoculars will also be used for tree house spying.

On Sunday, I ventured to the Allegan Antique market with my mom and sister.  Only a few things came home with me.

This miniature fencing is now around the Gnome house in our toadstool garden.

A vintage western bracelet.

I think the bracelet might end up on my own wrist at Josie's party.

I'm planning on color copying the cover of this 1920s magazine to frame in our sunroom.  The dark-haired little girl reminds me of Josie.

 Lots of great finds this past weekend. I also have all kinds of cowgirl/western party decorations to share over the next few days.  Giddy-up!

PS.   Thank you for my print, Viv. You spoil me so.


Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Kim and Chris,
Happy Anniversary and really, the both of you have not changed much!!

Great finds , Kim,!!


vivian said...

wow.. that was a perfect estate sale for you to hit right now. great goodies for Josies party. I really cant wait to see what Chris does with those saw horses!
Happy Anniversary!!!
and have a great day!
ps.. glad you like your birdie print!

Lee said...

HaPpY Anniversary!
Great finds~last day sales are the best!
Looking forward to seeing pictures from Josie's party!

Perfectly Printed said...

Such a fun weekend!! Happy Anniversary! And you're right, the two of you haven't changed a bit!

Barbara said...

Happy anniversary! Love that bracelet, and think you definitely need to be wearing that to the party.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Happy Anniversary! You really have not changed and still look just as happy! Love all of your should wear the bracelet...perfect! Sweet hugs!

Nellie said...

Sending Happy Anniversary wishes, Kim! What super finds at that estate sale! You really know how to shop!
xo Nellie

ImagiMeri said...

Happy anniversary and congratulations! You two haven't changed a bit, still and always will be such a lovely couple. Can't wait to see Josie's party!!!!

Love ya'

KJ@letsgoflyakite said...

Happy 21st anniversary! you make such an adorable couple with your vintage scores and construction projects! I still remember you posting about your 20th anniversary getaway last year, with the sweet picnic basket and bubbly. Best wishes to you and I love how this party is coming together, those rusty horseshoes are perfect!

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

Happy 21st Anniversary~Something to celebrate and be proud of! Love the photo, sweet!

Great haul from the sale, love the cement garden d├ęcor!

Bet everyone in town wants to come to Josie's party! Happy we'll get to see the photos. :) Pam

laurie -magpie ethel said...

Happy Anniversary! (ours is coming up Monday - 24 years)
Love the fruit urn and good $3 price!

Cheryl G. said...

Happy Anniversary!
You two are adorable!
Love all your great finds!
That little gnome house and garden is so stinkin' cute!

Jboo said...

Happy happy anniversary! You two have not changed in 21 years! Congrats!!!

Beach Mama said...

Happy Anniversary! I love all your vintage finds..especially the bracelet! Wishing you many more anniversaries!

Unknown said...

Happy # 21 !!!! I love those wedding photos in the car! I have one also...:) Looks like a fun fun weekend!

Donna said...

Happy Anniversary to you both, Kim! You guys are even better looking now! Sounds like you got some amazing treasures, I really love the urn. You always find the neatest things!

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Happy anniversary! You haven't changed a bit! Love the finds!


Pam Kessler said...

Happy Anniversary! I can't believe no one snagged that cement fruit thing before you got there. That is amazing.

Gina @ VictorianWannaBe said...

Happy Anniversary! Lots of fun finds. I really like the concrete fruit basket, and for $3 ?! Cute fencing too.

Tammy's in Love said...

You must have gotten married when you were 12, such baby faces! Come to think of it you still look like you're about 15~ Happy Anniversary Musing Mama~

La Vie Quotidienne said...

Happy Anniversery to a spectacular couple!

vintage grey said...

Happy 21st Anniversary!! Such cute photos of you, too!! Love all your finds, and I can't wait to see the saw horses! So fun!! Have a wonderful Friday! xo Heather

Jodee said...

Happy Anniversary! Hope you had a great time celebrating!

Lynne said...

Loved seeing the Happy Anniversary, before/after couple!
Great finds for you at the estate sale and Allegan . . . going to be a great party for Josie!

NanaDiana said...

Belated Happy Anniversary. You are just a beautiful bride! You are still beautiful. What great finds!!!! xo Diana

Joanna B said...

Happy belated anniversary! 21! Wow!!