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FEATHERED NEST FRIDAY~ JUNK FINDS


I just love old shabby, crusty,
rusty treasures...
Sometimes it's the imperfections and issues that
a piece has that I fall for...


This old galvanized bin charmed me right away.
Dented. Dinged. Rusted..
Yep, It is and I love it.


I love the rusted patina and old worn wooden handles
We found this one at the flea market
it was sitting there looking so cute on a table
and I imagined a half a dozen places I could put it.
It's perfect for the fireplace for storing wood
and would be beautiful for holding flowers inside the fireplace in the summer


Or maybe it will find a home just sitting atop
the french armoire in my bedroom.
I'm loving it in all it's rusted glory!


Another find from Junking was a set of
Silver flatware


I love the intricate designs and beautiful details on old silver flatware
and I especially love monogrammed pieces...
After finding a nearly complete set for 8 with Sandy-
I bumped into a big bag of various gorgeous monogrammed pieces
at the Salvation Army.


*LOVE*
I'm so excited that I just might finally have enough pieces
to set a beautiful vintage table for a party I am planning
in a few weeks!
:)

Okay!!
Onto last weeks party review!
Another knock out fantabulous party last week!
Here are just a few of the gorgeous links!

Lakeshore Cottage Living shared her pretty fall mantle

Pour Ameliorer shared this black beauty she transformed! Love the pink!


Rustic Urban shared this beautiful yellow dresser


Shabby Loco shared her poofy creations and inspirations.

House of Whimsy shared some favorite Halloween decor inspirations

And on that Halloween note:

I am thinking of a having a special Fall and Halloween link party!
Where we can link up all kinds of decorating inspirations-
past and present posts!
Whoo whoo!!!
I am planning the details and will keep you posted!!!
~

Grab a Featured button if you would like!
I wanted to say welcome new party goers
as well as say thank you to all my party animal friends :)
for taking the time to come over and share your wonderful
links each week!
:)

PLEASE SHARE
decorating, flea finds, designs, transformations
crafts, table settings, etc.
ANYTHING related to feathering your nest!

**PLEASE BE A GRACIOUSFEATHERED NEST FRIDAY GUEST**
Make sure you post a button or a link back to the party on your post.

I WOULD LOVE FOR YOU TO BECOME A FRIEND/FOLLOWER
if you aren't already.
The Follow button is on my sidebar at the top

THANKS SO MUCH!

Sharing with these lovely girls




55 comments

  1. Courtney, these are great finds. We have had two of these copper wash tubs for almost 30 years. Love them for many things. I keep plants in them most of the time, but at times fill them with ice and drinks for parties outside. I recently saw another at a thrift store and walked away from it. I went back later with the "What was I thinking?" mind set. Of course it was gone!

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  2. Love the bin! And monogrammed silver from S.Army - lucky you! Love that stuff. Linda

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  3. Beautiful finds and beautiful features!! Thank you so much for hosting Courtney. Have a nice evening. FABBY

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  4. Oh, I just loooove your new rusty beauty!! You will find all kinds of pretty ways to display her I'm sure!

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  5. Love the galvanized bucket and the gorgeous patina on it... the flowers look so beautiful in it...this is indeed an amazing find! The vintage silverware will look lovely in future tablescapes... I love collecting old silverware. Thanks for having us each week~Poppy

    http://withadashofcolor.blogspot.com/

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  6. Thank you Courtney, for the shout-out this week. Much appreciated. : )
    And thanks for another great linky party this weekend.
    M.L.

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  7. Courtney that bin is fabulous!! Thanks for hosting, Martina

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  8. The soft beauty of the florals against the rusty metal, perfect. Thanks for hosting.

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  9. Of course the tub looks so good with flowers. I can see it decorated with seasonal shrubs and plants to enjoy all year. Love the old silver. Great features from last week. Thanks for hosting Courtney.

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

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  10. What awesome goodies! I love the silver! Perfect for a vintage table. Thanks for having us over and linking with Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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  11. I love that huge bin. It's perfect sitting on that bench with the contrast of the pretty pink roses.

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  12. Oh those roses in that bucket are so pretty!! If I had one wish it would be that I could have lots of cut flowers and roses everyday in my home!

    Thank you for the party!

    bee blessed
    mary

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  13. I have been wanting to get one of those steamers (I think that is what they are called) and have my eye on one at our local antique store. Looks so pretty with the beautiful flowers you have in it.

    THANK YOU so much for featuring me this week. What an honor. I will grab a button!

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  14. Such a lovely combination: patina, silver and roses!

    Thanks, Courtney, for being a wonderful hostess. I appreciate your friendship.

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  15. How funny! I found the same bin this summer at a garage sale!! Gotta love it.
    http://designdreamsbyanne.blogspot.com/2011/06/garage-sale-saturday-this-weeks-finds.html

    Cheers!

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  16. Would love to part of a Halloween party....looking forward to that! And thank you so much for hosting today's party. Always fun! xo

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  17. I love these old copper wash tubs...I have a few that I bought years ago. 2 have the covers, one sits out on my porch holding my gardening supplies. I'd buy another in a heartbeat!
    Thanks for hosting!
    Faye

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  18. ...your magic touch is at it again!!
    ADORE the galvanized bin with those gorgeous roses!! a postcard for sure!
    xo, Rosemary

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  19. Thanks for hosting Courtney! I have a couple old rusty buckets like your tub, and I love them. Soo much character. : ) Have a great weekend!

    ~ Catie

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  20. I really like the old tub you found. I can see it at Christmas filled with pine cones. Can't wait to see your party table.
    Thanks for hosting.

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  21. I love that bucket and the ways that you've styled it, Courtney! The links look so fun. Thanks for hosting!

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  22. Love the copper boiler, of course it looks wonderful with those fabulous roses! just linked up, thanks for hosting! xoxo Debra

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  23. Love the copper boiler. It is fabulous. I also love the old silver. Both are wonderful finds. Thanks for hosting a fun party. Hugs, marty

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  24. Thank you for hosting! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  25. Looking forward to joining your party, I am your newest follower. Thank you Laura form Cottage and Broome

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  26. Great bundle of flatware.

    - The Tablescaper

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  27. I have a thing for old monogrammed silverplate, too! Lovely! Happy weekend!...hugs...Debbie

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  28. Thanks for hosting the party. Always love to look at the projects. Absolutely love the yellow piece you featured.

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  29. I see why you fell for that old dented rusty bucket. It's wonderful. I love old beat up buckets like that too... there's just something about them that's really good... and flowers always look wonderful in them, even better than in a fancy crystal vase!

    Cindy

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  30. Thanks so much Courtney for hosting. Love those roses in the rusty ole bucket.

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  31. Hey, Courtney! I had to link up and artist I met recently who loves rusty things as well. Different from your style but still super creative. Hope you enjoy. (#93) Thanks for hosting!

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  32. Oh my! I love that rusty old bucket! So gorgeous. So many uses! I also love the chippy bench or table you have it on! Adorable.

    ~Shanon

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  33. I really love your flatware! I'm collecting those now as well. Wish I could find as many beautiful pieces like you did! Thanks for hosting, Marcia

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  34. I can see why your chose these, they are all so lovely! Great choices and enjoyed each and every one.

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  35. You found some great items and so useful! I love the idea of a fall link party with decorating ideas. Thanks for hosting such a fun link party to participate in! Have a great weekend.

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  36. Oh I think it is so awesome! I love rusty things like that. So many possibilities!!

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  37. Great old rusty tub Courney! And I would have snatched up the monogrammed silverware in a heartbeat too! Thank you for hosting!

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  38. Thanks so much for hosting such a fun party and I'm loving your new find. I have a similar one outside filled with plants.

    xoxo
    Kathleen

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  39. Hi Courtney!

    Oh, I think that yellow dresser is great! You don't see furniture finished with bright colors so often. I really like that!

    Thanks for hosting!

    Nancy

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  40. Thanks so much for hosting Courtney!!!

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  41. Thanks for hosting! Have a great weekend Courtney :)

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  42. Hi Courtney,

    I know I said it yesterday but I luurrrrrve your metal pot thing!! The flowers look awesome in it!

    I love checking out all the lovely things linked up here each week. Thank you so much for hosting!

    Sarahx

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  43. OMG - your blog is absolutely BEAUTIFUL! It's pure eye candy. I LOVE it!

    I'm your newest friend/follower. Have I mentioned that your blog is beautiful... :)

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  44. Beautiful finds! I especially love the bin!

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  45. Hi Courtney...

    Oooh...what sweet treasure finds, my friend! Love the patina on the big boiler...and ohhh...the pink roses just look sooo beautiful with it! My honey bought one of those boilers for me several years ago, but mine is made of copper! I love the patina on it as well...it has the green verdigris on it since it's copper. Right now it's sitting next to our wood stove...just waiting to be filled with wood for cooler weather.

    And...I also love your monogramed silver! It's gorgeous!!! Thank you so much for sharing your new pretties with us today and thank you for hosting this sweet party!

    Warmest wishes,
    Chari

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  46. Your photos are all so stunning...

    I am loving that rusty galvanized bin and the flowers... Love the rustiness of it and the delicateness and beauty of the flowers, what a lovely combination ♥

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  47. Pretty rusted bin, Courtney. I love how you added roses in it. Your featured photos are all so lovely. My favorite is the yellow dresser......Christine

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  48. I love your new finds, Courtney! The bin is awesome and love the flatware! Fabulous features, too! Thanks so much for hosting and allowing me to play! xo

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  49. Great finds! I really love the flatware. Thanks for hosting. :)

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  50. Loving the Halloween Decor. Thank you so much for hosting, what great links!

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  51. Terrific finds, Courtney! I have a vintage washtub like yours. They're great for stashing all kinds of things. And your silver flatware is gorgeous!

    Thanks for hosting!

    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage
    http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/

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  52. You always find the best treasures my friend! I forgot to comment when I linked up earlier but wanted to be sure and come back to tell you how much we love partying with you every week!
    Hugs, Vanessa

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  53. Love the photos-I'm your newest follower. Thank you for hosting. Blessings

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  54. Thank you so much for inviting me over to your party to share my vintage shabby chic twin nursery!! I look forward partying with you again real soon!!

    Vintage Momma

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