Fleamarket finds I treasure

I got this challenge from The Swedish Retro -blog retronu.blogg.se

It was originally a challenge for my other blog Sammy Rose, but I decided I wanted to show it here instead.

“Post your 5 best fleamarket-finds ”

Even though the rules were simple I couldn’t stick with them. Because I have been up with my newborn baby Frank all night I decided to make it a bit easier for me, so I will show you only 3 finds instead.

Here goes:

1. I found this “Girl with Puppy” picture at a Antique Mall in Lincoln Nebraska. Both me and Jens fell for her and packed her in our suitcase with us back home to Sweden. I love to buy framed pictures as travel memorabilia.

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2. … and we have many times. Like this other great find. A photo from the  “Gen´l Federation Women´s Clubs”. June 2-6 1958. Detroit. We found this at a Salvation Army, also in Nebraska, after several hours of walking. It was really to hot and to humid for a walk that day, but this find made it all worthwhile.

After playing “Where is Waldo” in the search for a man in the picture we have found TWO of them. One sitting at a table and one butler.

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3. There is a local Flea market that I visit here a lot. It is located at the harbor of Ystad and the lady who owns it is a robust Polish lady with very high prices.  But since I am there a lot she kind of likes me and once she was in a really good mood and let me have these chairs almost for free. I think that she thought they were really ugly. But I love them.

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Breezyreply
March 02, 2010 at 03:03 PM

how funny! i am from lincoln, nebraska. maybe i will go out to the antique mall this weekend – you have inspired me now :)

Jenny At Dos Family Answers: hah great! I wish I could pop on over and see what´s new.
And by the way. Let me know if you know any Lincoln -homes that would fit our Dos Visits. I would love to feature them. We plan on going to Lincoln later this year, so then I would love to have some homes to photograph.

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kathrine Lindsayreply
March 02, 2010 at 04:03 PM

cool stuff…. ;)

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Elisabeth – anyhow.sereply
March 02, 2010 at 07:03 PM

Damerna såg liiitebarska ut kan jag känna! :)
Stolarna var ju absolut grymt fina!

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Hinkereply
March 02, 2010 at 08:03 PM

‘Girl with puppy’ looks amazingly like Shirley Temple.

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Indie Mom and the Reluctant Bankerreply
March 02, 2010 at 11:03 PM

Very nice! I really like the photo of all the ladies (although I can’t seem to see any men in it.)

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Colleenreply
March 03, 2010 at 04:03 AM

Hi, I am loving all things Swedish right now and wondered if you could help me find your fantastic clogs? Thanks. You look adorable!

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Caroline Hepburnreply
March 03, 2010 at 11:03 AM

Hi, can anyone advice me how to subscribe to this blog. Cant locate a general RSS feed, just one for specific comment feeds! Many thanks ♥♥

Jenny at Dos Family: Hello. I am so happy you want to subscribe. I can´t seem to get it to work. But I will give it another try.

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Simonreply
March 03, 2010 at 04:03 PM

Mycket fina och roliga fynd :)

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itsallvintagereply
March 03, 2010 at 08:03 PM

fina grejer! och du jenny, jag gillar verkligen eran gummo-tavla (för visst är kaninkillen från filmen gummo?), har du gjort den själv? jag vill också ha!! :)
/Annika

Jenny at Dos svarar: Hej! ja visst är det “cock-a-doodle-doo,
doodle-doo, doodle-doo.-kaninen” Jens har gjort den. Just nu står den faktiskt undanställd.

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fru areply
March 04, 2010 at 09:03 PM

wow, dammiddagsbilden är alldeles fantastisk!

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Candy Kitchen | DosFamilyreply
April 06, 2011 at 10:04 AM

[…] framed pictures, to the left, are among my favourit […]

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