Sunday, June 13, 2010

Deal of the Day

So I guess I have created a new little series, "Deal of the Day." I feel like another blogger out there has a series like this going, but I can't think of who it is. If it's you, make sure to leave a comment so I can give you proper credit!

Today I went to my favorite weekly flea/farmer's market. I wasn't really looking to buy anything, I just like to go and look around. Such a nice way to start your morning! At the first booth I visited, this beauty was laying on the $5 table. I really was shocked and for sure thought the vendor would say it was a mistake. NOPE!!!! This little alligator bag is in pretty good condition; the handle is pretty much perfect, but the sides need a little oiling. But still, for $5, who could pass up a real alligator bag?? Later this week it will promptly be dropped off at my local leather repair shop, where it will get a beauty treatment and then be ready for use. :)

Emily

P.S. I have reacher 125 followers and am now working on getting a giveaway put together for all my lovely readers! Thanks for reading!!!

11 comments:

MarieBayArea said...

oh, i'm going to like this new series on your blog, ms. em. i'm all about steals and deals. you scored with that alligator handbag. it's lovely

Pixie Drive-In said...

What a beautiful bag! I can't believe you got it for such a deal.

Heidi Ann said...

What a fabulous bag!! Very , very nice.

Deb said...

Emily, I've been reading your blog for about 8 months now. I enjoy reading about the old films and the costumes. Now, you say you're going to add another series to your blog! Oh joy, joy, I just love bargains and hearing about how people have soored big! By the way, your new pures is to die for!

Deb said...

Please excuse the misspelled words in my first message. I do know how to spell, just a case of not proof reading before hitting the comment button. LOL! soored=scored and pures=purse!

Melony at Whimsy Daisy! said...

This is my first visit to your blog and I just love it! I adore vintage clothing and although I have to search really hard for it...I'm a size 14/16...it is sure a delight to discover it when I do! I appreciate your pictures of yourself in your vintage clothing. very inspiring. I am very much into florals right now myself, but have ended up doing a lot of simple sewing for the summer. I plan on adding you to my favorites and will be back to visit again!

Lindy Hopper said...

Hello from london emily. I saw you on queens of vintage & you have great style.
The bag found you! That sometimes happens. Maybe the original owner wanted you to have it as she knew you would love it. I have a forties wedding dress with telegrams, cards & photos of the bride, iris, wearing it. Iris kept it all her life & when she died she wanted it to belong to someone who would treasure it. Which is where i came in! I only paid £80 for it.
Enjoy your bag my dear.
Lin x
Ps i also love my namesake, linda darnell!

SusieQT said...

Was it me? (Not that I'm so gosh-darned important and all...;) )I do "Thrifted Thursday" where I show something I found at a thrift/estate/sale/yard sale.

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