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Ivybridge, Devon, United Kingdom
Hi Thank you for visiting my blog. My name is Sue and I live with my lovely husband who I will call Mr V and our nine year old daughter Miss V in a small town in South Devon. Everyone who lives here talks about it as The Village so that will be my blog name- Vintage fron the Village Also in our family are two cats, two guinea pigs some tropical fish and a pond with goldfish I have always loved making things and love pretty vintage things which I hope to sell as well to fund my passion! I am addicted to buying fabric,ribbons, buttons,wool etc and love to visit charity shops and car boot sales.I love glasses of wine, gardening, crochet (easy stuff!) and I am a big E-Bay fan ! I also love to read other people's blogs which inspired me to start my own. I look foward to hearing from you Best wishes Sue

Monday, 19 July 2010

Tea for two

Well hello again, hope you all had a good weekend. I did as it included not one but two car boot sales (child free - even better!)

The first one had about twenty cars I suppose, didn't buy much apart from a lovely embroidered vintage table cloth - bargain at 50p

The second sale at a nearby location which as far as I know have never held one before only had about four cars. (shame they picked the same morning as the one round the corner)
anyway there was an old lady there with whom I spent £9 !
I forgot to take photos though, I got a bakelite knitting wool holder, a necklace, some cottage embroidered chair backs,a Beswick Beatrix Potter ornament (very slightly cracked but nobody will notice in my cabinet!)  and a felted woolly bag.

Mr V and I started collecting the Royal Albert Beatrix Potter figures before Miss V came along when we had time to spend Sundays leisurley wandering around antique fairs with money to spend ! Now I am lucky if I grab an hour at a car boot sale with about tenner to spend and most of that is stock to sell on  he he

Anyway, back to the tea cups- today I went on my trip to the post office and my normal routine of the 3 charity shops but as I said previously one of them was closing down and true enough today it was gone sob sob.
 I did find this lovely set of two cups and saucers in one shop though
(will be appearing on Ebay st some stage if I can part with them?)
Also found this wall vase the other day

I had a last minute order today for a thank you teacher bookmark so out came the sewing machine and sorted that and also made one for Miss V's teacher and some lavender bags to go to the teacher and teaching assistant.
Here they are wrapped up ready to go to school

Today is when I reluctantly have to wind down the Ebaying as our holiday is coming up. I will feel really strange but it will probably do me good to have a break. Lots of items finishing in the next few days to give them chance to be paid for and posted

Well I had better go- Who do you think you are with the lovely Bruce Forsyth is on in a minute
Have a great week
Sue x


  1. Don't let my Finn see that book!!! ha ha!
    I have gone mad using the teapot and china cups for my tea lately, lovely find for you there. X

  2. Hello thanks for visiting. Wasn't the Brucey programme good ? He irritates my kids on Strictly come dancing but I have a soft spot for him after years of the Generation game !

  3. What lovely finds you have purchased! I am from across the pond--could you tell me what a "Car Boot" sale is? Is it similar to a Yard Sale or Garage Sale, which is what we call them here in the US.

  4. Hi Sue. Love the hanging vase.

  5. Oh Thank you so much for visiting my blog and clicking on the Followers button-- I have been stuck on 34 followers for absolutely ages!!!

    Well we live in East Ogwell and have very dear friends that used to live in Summerfield Court in Ivybridge so I know that area really well.

    I hope you have a really happy Summer with your daughter and thank you again for popping over to my little bit of Blogland.
    Kindest Regards Linda


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