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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Just what the Junker ordered.... Junk Jewels

Today I was very pleasantly surprised.... I saw a cast off train case on the ground. However, I was in a mad rush to take my son to school, 3 towns over.... I marked it in my mind to return home the same way so that I could get it before the garbage men... being as though I absolutely ADORE vintage luggage.


One hour later I return to find it still there... Hallelujah! I quickly pulled along side of the prey, put the car in park (but still running) and pounced on it like a leopard on a gazelle. As I lifted it up I noticed the weight... It was heavy. I opened it up with the intentions to dump the contents in the nearby trash can.



When I opened it broken glass fell out.. clearly from the vanity. I sighed and continued.... "what's this broken vanity mirror reflecting?OMGosh... it sparkled!"I looked down to see heaps f Junk Jewelry staring at me like a deer in headlights.... Woo-hoo Jackpot!

I quickly closed the case, surveyed my surrounding and dashed back to my get-away car.... zoom.. It's all mine. I drove back to my snow covered yard and investigated my new finds intensely on the back stairs.... I couldn't wait to get in the house. I saw that it was filled with great finds... mainly broken... but it had that that je ne sais quoi. I want to share with you. I hope you enjoy the show....

That Girl, Ang

9 comments:

Sherry Goodloe said...

oooooh GREAT find!!

Sue said...

How wonderful!! Great Chrissy present to yourself!
Sue

Chic Cottage Junk said...

Oh, my goodness, what great luck for you. I'm envious in a totally nice way! Have fun with your new "jewels".

Sue

junkermidge said...

What a great junking tale that is! The case and jewels are great! All I can say is "Merry Christmas to you!" -- from the train case elves and from...
Midge

bec4 said...

SCORE!! Check out prices on ebay for some of that "junk" jewelery.

Sandy said...

Somebody may looking for you.lol
I hope someone isn't in big trouble. I'm sure you'll find lots of way to use your treasures.

Maron said...

Oh how I enjoyed that story...it could have been ME! It's exactly what I would have done. You are my kind of gal! Good for you. Enjoy recycling your treasures into yet another treasure...Maron

NANCY DARE said...

You totally SCORED!!!

Lynn Stevens said...

oh lucky you! to think someone would throw it all away. what a shame, have fun with your new found treasure!