Junk Shop Finds

We took a trip to my new favorite place on earth this weekend.

It’s half antiques, and half junk. I go for the junk. Twenty dollars, and twenty frozen fingers and toes later (it was 32°F and there’s no heat inside), here’s what I dug up.

Meet my new mug collection.

And say hello to my new espresso and teacup collection.

J’adore these leafy saucers. They’re not a matching set with my teal teacups, but I did that on purpose. Funkier = funner.

And I could only find the one of these little lovelies, but it’s delightful as my spoon rest! Yes, delightful.

But this little number may be my favorite. It has reignited my love for pink and purple.

This turquoise tin was a no-brainer.

And I dug through a pile of linens for just a few more bits of awesome.

An embroidered linen napkin.

A fun green and white crocheted… doily?

And some awesome little yellow numbers I wrapped around a tin can for a charming vase.

I know one day I’ll have to mess with getting all these treasures back home, but it’ll be worth it. How are they not the perfect souvenir of our time here with stamps like this? And all of this only cost $20.

Now if I can only figure out how to get this one home. How awesome would it be in a living room??

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  1. Bethany says:

    Oh, it’s so fun to see these all laid out at once in such beautiful pictures! I LOVE them all! Thanks again for going with us 🙂

  2. Russ says:

    like the mugs. and the big clock is a must. i want it. get D to fly it home!

  3. tim stewart says:

    What a treasure trove! You’ll need to ship a crate back ahead of you whenever you depart for more American climes. Assuming you ever decide to leave your Eastern European jewel, that is.

  4. Alissa says:

    Oh my, as soon as I saw that pink and purple tea cup in the fourth photo I squealed a little! You are such a great hunter. I need to find good junk shops in Boulder – but it sure is hard when recycling and repurposing is so en vogue in this community.

    • Amy says:

      They’re a rarity in Prague, too, because people often just leave stuff on the curb to get snatched up by anyone who wants it. I miss my Goodwills!

  5. Rachel says:

    If I can get the car this weekend, want to go back on Saturday morning?