Are you guys as shocked as I am about the fact that today is September 1st? Or is it just me? I’m sitting here shaking my head in disbelief because I really can’t wrap my mind around the idea that summer is over. I mean, HOW?! I do love September, but sheesh. That was without a doubt the fastest summer of my life. Was it that way for you guys or am I just living in some kind of weird time-warp where the days fly by at lightning speed? I don’t know what it is, but I honesty wish time would slow the heck down. If I had superpowers right now I’d hit the rewind button to May and do the whole shebang over again. Especially July. That whole month just feels like a blur with the arrival of little Ava Pearl. I really wish I could go back and re-live those first few days. She’s already getting so big. And believe it or not, she’ll be 8 weeks old this Sunday. EIGHT WEEKS. It honesty makes me a bit sad to think about how quickly the time has gone with her. And with all my kiddos, really. You know what they say–the days are long, but the years are short. That is so, so true. I just wish I could put time in slow-motion so I could soak in every moment with them even more. Life goes way too fast, doesn’t it? Anyway, I should stop rambling because now I’m getting off on a rabbit trail and probably boring you to death. Let’s move on with today’s Friday Favorites, which is all about my recent vintage finds. These are just a few random things that I’ve come across in the past couple of weeks.
Grain Scoop + Old Books
I came across this grain scoop at one of my favorite local shops recently and had to bring it home. It’s not a real vintage grain scoop, it’s clearly a reproduction, but sometimes that’s just as good, right? I love this little guy and it makes the perfect container for a few old books.
Antique Picnic Basket
I found this antique picnic basket at Goodwill for five bucks a few weeks ago. I brought it home and painted it white, of course. I plan to use this in my fall decor, but it sure looks purdy now with these happy yellow daisies.
Does anyone else have an obsession with old scissors? Especially the teeny tiny ones? I know it’s probably an odd thing to be obsessed with, but I’d love to have a whole collection of antique scissors. And these little ones here are giving me all the feels. I adore the details on the front.
Repurposed Chicken Feeder
Did you guys ever see that episode of Fixer Upper where Joanna Gaines repurposed an old chicken feeder into a planter? I have that image seared into my brain because I loved it so darn much. Well when we were visiting my parents a few weeks ago I found this giant chicken feeder and I just had to bring it home to do something Joanna Gaines-ish with it.
I love sharing my big projects with you guys, but I also enjoy sharing my little finds too and these Friday posts are the perfect spot to do it. What have you guys found lately? I’d love to hear it! Now go have yourself a happpppppy Labor Day Weekend. Make sure to soak in each and every moment with your favorite people.
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