Sunday, April 22, 2012

Vintage Avon Soap Sets...

I went to one of my usual thrift shops and almost left empty handed. But then, something caught my eye and behold... a collection of boxed Avon soaps from the 70s & 80s. I can't confirm the dates because they are not on the boxes but I did do a bit of googling and got some information on a few. Someone just decided to get rid of their collection and I scored 10, yes TEN of these beauties. 

Originally, there was a metal cover with a thermometer but I guess they decided to use it.

No soap dish but such a pretty bar of soap.

I think I like the artwork on this box the most.
It's so 70s, isn't it?

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Vintage Yumminess

Some are recent finds with the exception of the vintage yellow earrings and necklace which were gifted to me. The Aldo clutch is not vintage but I kept going back to it, picking it up and going goo-goo over it. Will I ever use it? No. But I had to bring it home with me anyway. 

80s silver plate brooch that instantly
brings to mind big hair and shoulder pads.

I fell for the rhinestone clasp.

Sweetest Aldo clutch. It's more like a deep fuscia than red.

Lacquered box that I kept going back to and looking at.
It was calling my name.
I had an idea for reupholstering a vintage wrought iron
gossip bench but it was not right for our decor. Bummer.

Vintage Estée Lauder perfumed pendant. I did walk away from
this one and went back the next day and bought it. 

Gorgeous Givenchy pendant.

From a friend... nothing mellow about this yellow!