Monday, January 17, 2011

2nd Time Around: Vintage Owls

 

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Do any of you remember when owls were popular? Maybe the seventies and eighties? Well, it seems that owls have made a comeback. Any time I buy something for my booth that has an owl theme, it usually sells pretty quickly. Today I went by the flea market, and an owl pendant necklace that I just put out had sold!

These brass owl bookends were photographed to go on the Facebook page for the Flea Market. Later I decided to go back and purchase them for my daughter. She has decided to collect owls, and acquired quite a few. They were a great buy at only 5 bucks!

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Guess this proves that if you keep something long enough, it will finally come back in style!

Thanks for stopping by today!

14 comments:

Jeanne said...

Good morning Diane, I do remember when owls were all the thing. My MIL had them everywhere. Her entire bathroom was owls with her rugs, towels,etc. I have an owl that I kept all the years by Avon. It was a large needlepoint and bargello kit. It took me seven years to finish it. HA! It is hanging in the cabin.

I think the owl bookends are awesome. Nicer then most and I know your daughter loves them. You are a terrific mom.

Have a wonderful day.
Hugs, Jeanne

momgen said...

It is a unique piece of art a crafty one also useful she will like it. Mine is ready...

Mine is here

Sherry said...

Yes, I do remember owls. I know I had several coloring kits that featured them. They were popular in home decor. Funny how things are new again.
Sherry

Michelle said...

It is funny to watch trends recycle isn't it.

The Quintessential Magpie said...

That is a very cute owl, Diane! I noticed at Christmas that there were a lot of owl things around this year. I'm always on the hunt because one of my best friends is a Chi O, and that is their symbol. I bought her the cutest ornament at Marshall's, and I found a pair of owl flannel PJ's at K-Mart.

XO,

Sheila :-)

Laura @ the shorehouse. said...

I totally would have bought them for five bucks! What a great deal. You're right -- we would have an AMAZING time treasure hunting together, but we'd give each other some stiff competition! :-)

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

The brass owl bookend you bought your daughter were a great buy at that price, Diane!

Southern Lady said...

Those are beautiful, Diane, and I know Kelli was thrilled with them. Great price, too!

xinex said...

Those owl bookends look fabulous. Your daughter will love them for sure!..Christine

lvroftiques said...

Hi Diane! So glad you stopped by so I could find your blog! I'd love to join your party! I pretty much only ever buy second hand *winks* And a picture IS worth a thousand words. Thanks for hosting! Vanna

lvroftiques said...

P.S. Forgot to add those owls are darling! And owls are HOT right now! V

Jeanne said...

Good morning Diane, thanks for your visit yesterday. I too love the beautiful sunrise. It was a rare moment for the winter time.

Happy Sunday to you and your darling family.
Love, Jeanne

Jeanne said...

Good morning Diane. Thanks for your visit yesterday. The sunrise was a rare moment in the winter here. I loved it and was so pleased to catch it with my camera.
Happy Sunday to you and your darling family.
Hugs, Jeanne

Tallulah's Antique Closet said...

What cool vintage owls you have found. Thank you for hosting today..........Julian