Monday, July 23, 2012

Hummels for less than a dollar

Have you ever wondered what .96 cents worth of Hummels look like? Well wonder no longer. Today at the G.W by the pound store I found eight Hummels. Do you all buy Hummels when you see them?



 

A week ago I saw these at G.W. I have Miller chalk ware in my kitchen but I have never seen Bosson's chalk ware before. It was so realistic that I had to buy them for $5.00 each. They are not in the greatest condition but who cares.





8 comments:

  1. Those chalk plaques are crazy realistic! I'd definitely pick up Hummels at that price. I rarely see them.

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    1. Thanks for visiting my page. For 93 cents for 8 of them, I couldn't leave them behind. I was suprise they weren't all broken.

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  2. The Hummels were a great deal! I actually thought the first chalkware guy was real until I saw the rest of the post! :)

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    1. Lol. I know they are so realistic. I hung them in my sons bathroom. Think they look great. I hope to find a third one out in the wild.

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  3. I just stumbled upon your blog and I was so happy to see someone who loves thrifting, because I am obsessed. My husband thinks I'm nuts, but I always tell him, I ain't hurtin' no one! LOL You know I see all the time things that I wonder how people could part with from their families, but when my sister passed away, we all took what we could manage to hold onto and my newphew (her son) took the bulk of it. SHE had so many things she collected we were overwhelmed with her collections. We had to keep the things that really meant something to all of us and let the rest go. I sometimes wish we had some of it back, but it was just not logical (none of us has room for them because of all our collections) and younger folks don't see the beauty like we do. Anyway, it is so sad to give away your loved ones items, you do feel like you don't care about her stuff, but on the contrary, you hope someone, like you or me, will see them and appreciate them all over again. When I buy something at a thrift store or yard sale, I think how lucky I am that this has been passed on to me and some day, my kids will pass these along to someone else. My sister and my Mom passed away within 7 months of each other and you are just overwhelmed with STUFF!!! I would have had to rent several storage units to store the things I wanted to keep, but that's just not feasible. Anyway, I thank you and all the other out there that go out and buy other peoples treasure, even if you re-sale them, they will be loved and appreciated by someone. You are one LUCKY/Talented Vintage Sister in finding great items. I'm going to bookmark your page so I can keep up with your findings. It is really true.....one man's trash is another man's treasure!
    Regards, Cathy

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    1. Hi Cathy. Thanks for visiting my blog. I'm sorry to hear about your sister and mother passing away. I do understand not being able to keep everything of theirs. My mom passed away and we held on to her things for about a month before we could let go. Just like you, we kept the things we could keep and let go of the rest. In my post about the owl night light I understood her family couldn't keep everything. I just found it amazing not to hold on to the fish and owl. They were great items. I'm sure that the family kept things that were dear to them as well. People like you and I see the beauty in things and are able to treasure what other people could not. Don't let your husband discourage your thrifting. When you find a painting worth $100,000 he will be happy you are obsessed with thrifting. Thanks for bookmarking my page. I'll be shopping soon and find more great thift store finds.

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  4. Wow! What a score on those Hummels! I def buy those.

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    1. Thanks. I'm always on the lookout for more.

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