Sunday, 22 March 2009

My Carboot haul on Mothers day

Well I've had a brilliant day....Started with me opening my presents, which were so thoughtful as they were things they knew I needed and wanted but wouldn't get for myself.

They bought me 2 sets of acrylic paints, watercolour paints and a set of brushes which I was over the moon with,  also a new purse/wallet as mine was embarrassing to be seen with ha!
A DVD of a film I better not mention as its not out yet nudge nudge wink wink .....a pair of slippers from River Island like the knitted UGG boots, a bronzer blush and a 7 for the price of 5 pack of divine Twirls............Oh and a wonderful card mwah mwah mwah to each of them 

I thought it was Christmas and was so amazed by it all and not a flower in sight as I'm not keen on bought flowers of any description really in the house unless they are Daffodils or Daisies...I truely only like little jugs of wild flowers around and they know it

We then went to the Carboot and the weather was lovely if not a little cool towards the end but I had a great time and bought all the items below and nothing other than the 2 drawer item which can go either way up (£4) or the item with 9 pidgeon hole with the 3 picture frames in the
 drawer front(£10 alot I know but hey) were more than £1, the ceramic jar with lid was 20p lol crazy I have 3 more of these in differing sizes but I think this one will go in my shop when/if it ever opens !!.

I love the candelabra which I think I will paint cream  and Then I've just got to sand all the other things and think what to paint on the boxes

I love boxes I think you can never have too many.... so many sorts many uses just love them

I think I have to scruffy the 9 pigeon hole item up abit too new looking for me....maybe a coat of paint and the abit of distressing will do the trick ...we'll see

It's been a lovely day oh and DH made Lasagne so we had that with crusty breadand salad follwed by DDs favourite Vienetta lol, I didn't have any as I'm not a fan of ice cream so I had a Twirl scrumptious hehe



MelMel said...

Hello hunni!
So pleased you have had a fab day!!!
Lovely finds!

MelMel said...

Hello ..
Me again...just popped back to send you a (((hug)))...xxxxxx

Elaine said...

OOOO lovely yummy pressies, can't wait to see the painting you do with them. I got a DVD too!
Love your bargains too, specially all the wooden goodies.

Love and blessings

Shabby Chick said...

Those are some brilliant finds, well done! I bet you'll do magic with them :)

mel xxx

Lace hearts said...

It sounds as if you had a ball for mother's day! Lovely. I do like your car boot finds... can't wait to get to a car boot myself. x

sharie said...

WOW!! You hd yourself a fabulous day at the booty!!!!! Love the wooden cupboards and shelves. Guess I should have come along with you last sunday and stole all your bargains LOL

angel said...

What a lovely day you had Laj, i dont like cut flowers [specially daffs] but i do like wild flowers.
I love all your bits [oops where is Mayp when you need] i also love boxes ....... gosh we could be twins.......:-)
Great post.:-)
Love and hugs honey Mwah X x X x X

Chick84 said...

Wow, you've got some amazing finds - can't wait to see what you do with them - i'll definatly be popping back! Thank you for your lovely comment left on my blog!
Chick x