Monday, November 12, 2012

Treasures From The Past Week

My friend Kele and I went to The Nutcracker Market over the weekend. It is local tradition put on by The Houston Ballet. I have been for the last 3 years and it is always so much fun.
This year even though we got there in time for opening it was packed. Normally we have an hour or so before it gets busy to enjoy shopping without all the hustle and bustle.
There is always lots of eye candy. Last year I was able to get more pictures but this year there were just too many people. 
I loved this hanging basket lantern light.
 Kele and I agreed that this year there were way too many clothing booths and not enough home decor booths. We go mainly for the home decor. With that being said 
I managed to find me some new flops. 
Those who know me personally know I wear flops all year long. I was not even looking for any but a booth an isle over had plopped a pile of flops down at the register and I spied what they were doing out of the corner of my eye. I ran right over and the booth owner said she was putting them on special because the larger sizes do not sell as well. I wear an 11 in flops which are normally super hard to find so it was my lucky day. 
I loved these because they are bright and cheery and the design goes all the around the flop. Flops normally run $40 and up because I buy Yellow Box so $25 for these was a steal in my book. I will probably save them for the spring. 
As far as home decor goes I was on the hunt for little things to accessorize with. I found this cute snowy birds nest and tiny hanging basket. You have to be careful and shop smart because this little basket was actually $2 less a few isles over at another booth. We weren't smart!;) 
This was my big purchase for the day. I fell head over heals for it instantly and knew I had to bring it home. It was a great price at only $40. I am thinking it will become the centerpiece for my holiday dining display.
All in all it was a great day of shopping and girl time plus I came home with $$!;)

Speaking of treasures, I received some new goods for the shop!
I had ordered this metal clip holder way back in August and it was back ordered. I actually forgot all about it till a box showed up on my porch.

I also received some cute metal frames that had  been back ordered as well.

Head on over to the shop if you have been eyeing anything. I am offering $10 off any order $65 or more. Just enter code Holiday2012 at check out. If you order anything between now and Thursday your order will ship this week. All orders placed between 11/16-11/24 will be shipped out starting on 11/26!:) I am taking a break during the week of Thanksgiving to be with family.

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17 comments:

  1. Flips 365 :) I would do that too. Minus the rain. Well, for quick trips to pick up Aust, I'll run out in them ;) Love the new goodies! That three pc. set for the table? So fabulous!!

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  2. I love that piece you found, too. Can't wait to see how you dress it up.

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  3. That place looks like a great place to shop (minus the crowds). I saw a lot of pretty things in your pics. Love your new flip flops too. They are so unique looking. I live in flipflops during warmer weather too.

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  4. Looks like a very fun place to shop. Love what you came home with.
    Mary Alice

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  5. Pamela,
    LOVE those cute flip flops...what an awesome price!! Also,you are going to have so much fun decorating with the neat piece all year long. Thanks for sharing all your treasures at my party.

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  6. I wear flip flops year round, too. Mostly like slippers in the winter. These are super cute! Love everything you found...the pictures are awesome!

    XO,
    Jane

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  7. Looks like a fantastic market...love it. Your centerpiece trio is great and I think you got a good deal not matter what! Cool flip flops!

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  8. I tend to wear flip flops all year too. Love the picture frame and paper clip. Everything looks awesome.

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  9. It looks like you had a great day out love the photos the first one is my favorite. Flip flops were great.
    Denise

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  10. What a fun event and you scored some great finds! :-)
    Vanessa

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  11. Pamela, I love your "big purchase"! And I really love that you got 3! You will be able to use those for so many things and seasons!!!!
    Thanks for the virtual field trip! Lots of sparkly thing to look at! Now off to the shop!

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  12. It looks like a lovely event, Pamela! I love the things you found. I like the little things, too. I also prefer the home decor booths, but will stop and look at clothes that have ruffles and lace.

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  13. I love the piece you found. You will make it stunning I am sure. It looked like a great place I would love it and a fun place.

    Cynthia

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  14. Pamela, your slippers are so beautiful.


    In next weekend, will have a charity bazaar near my house and always has interesting objects and clothes from the thrift store.

    Kisses

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  15. I wear flops all year long too... loving how Colorful yours are!

    Dawn... The Bohemian

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  16. Wonderful finds, Pamela! I love those flops -- so adorable.

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