Sunday, May 16, 2010

fun at the flea market

Today was spent hunting for odd treasures at the Elkhorn Flea Market. I had nothing in mind to buy and ended up with an eclectic array of interesting goodies. I bought a porcelain doll head, not old, but she's pretty. I haven't made a doll in a while, thought it might be fun. I happened to find a nice little slip that I'll make sure her body will fit into.

I found some 2 dollar hammers that will work for texturing copper for jewelry. Then got quite a nice bunch of laces and seam bindings from different booths, and a handfull of stuff from my friend Carol who bought a basket filled with sewing notions. I'll pay her with something handmade.

I also got 3 rosaries that I'll be using in some sort of jewelry. I'm not sure what I'll do with the round block of wood I got for a dollar-but I had to have it. I also was caught up in getting some old books. Why do I need more old books? I have more than I need already, but I always figure I will rip them up for art projects. Then I can't bear to ruin them.

To top it all off, I found the man of my dreams. For a buck--he's well dressed, quiet, and I'll know where he is at all times. Good old Ken-gotta love him!!!

All in all, it was a great day spent with friends, blessed with great weather, and getting more junk to add to the piles of junk I already have!