Thursday, March 8, 2012

THURSDAY'S THRIFT FINDS..."do your own thing"


I found this groovy, luv, music box, van from 1988 at the thrift store yesterday when I went with my friend Jenni and her super cool mom Marcelle.  I had a great time with them!  We started out at Jenni's house where we had a tasty lunch to fuel up for some retail therapy. 

It works perfectly while playing "Hey Jude".  I make up my own words to the song which go something like this....Hey Jude, I saw ya nude--don't try and fake it--I saw you naked....remember to let  her lalala.  When will I ever grow up?  Probably, next week when I am lying there with stitches  and pain meds or NEVER.

Where were you in 1969?  Woodstock perhaps?  I was a toddler.


She was .95 cents....bargain!

And this is where she will live, among the pink McCoy pottery collection and other various thrifted favorites that are dust collectors. 

I also found this groovy serving dish with a detachable bowl.  Just unscrew the bowl and use it separately if you so desire.  I also thrifted this bracelet and earrings for Spring.  All 3 items totalled $4.49 


I am linking this to Brass In  Pocket over at Dawn's blog, that used to be known as Spunky Chateau.  Join the fun and show off your thrifty loot.  Dawn xo


15 comments:

Teddi said...

never grow up, just like peter pan. i want that music box. i like your pink shelf collection. 1969? i wasn't born yet.

Tinfoil Tiaras said...

Hey Jude- I saw you nude- hahaha you crack me up! What an adorable addition to your collection- I noticed from the date on the bottom- the hippie van and I are the same age! :)

two birds said...

Oh my goodness, that music box is amazing! And you, my friend, are hilarious! I love your version of "Hey Jude". LOL!

Sheila said...

What a cool music box - Enesco is a good quality brand (I used to work in a Christmas store, and we sold a lot of Enesco music boxes).

I love that you have the cassette tapes of two of my all-time favourite movies! "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is my all-time number one. :)

Thank you so much for reading and commenting on my blog - and for following! Thank you!

Cheers,
Sheila

Thrifted Shift said...

YOur lyrics are hilarious! I'm so glad I'm not the only one out here making up silly songs! Great van!

myidahohome said...

I love your little van. I was graduating from high school in 1969and was a 7th grader when the Beatles first came out. My second car was a '64 red Beetle and I have a little model with doors that really work.

tammy Silverstyle said...

I love Mccoy pottery and have several pieces. Oh, my thrifter sister you make me laugh!
I will be thinking of you and hope you go through this surgery with the style and humor we all have come to love!

The Funky Junkie said...

That music box is awesome!! I also love that serving plate--so retro and fabulous!

Looks a successful thrifting trip. Hope you have a great weekend!

The Dainty Dolls House said...

Love that, it's awesome!! Great when you find treasures like that!! I wasn't even thought of around Woodstock, but I wish I had been around!! Hope you have a fantastic Friday!! xox

Beth Kondrick said...

I love that music box, it's adorable! And what you thought the words to Hey Jude were is hilarious.

BostonSportsGal said...

I love that! I wonder if its worth anything?

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Meagan said...

Cute finds! I love your little pink collection! Thanks for linking up with Thursdays are for Thrifters!
-Meagan
www.brassinpocketblog.com
(formerly Spunky Chateau)

Anna @ IHOD said...

I wish we could go thrifting together. I have a feeling this would benefit me immensely;)
Love your finds Dawn.
Have a lovely weekend!
x, Anna

Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

THAT GROOVY VAN is AWESOME! HAHA I love it. Kind of reminds me of the scooby doo cartoon. HAHAHA I wasn't born in 69'but i love those looks.
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Angela said...

Great eye for crazy little cute things. Also the song helps(smile). I'm a fan of McCoy pottery

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