Thursday, 16 September 2021

More Pastoral Pictures From The Carboot Sale.


 We went for a ride out to a carboot sale on Sunday.  Just for a change of course!

I obviously found some carboot treasure: two old sheep and cattle prints in relatively modern gold frames.

We took out the prints and they're not signed but I would say they are around turn of the twentieth  century.

Wifey says she'll touch up the frames with gold paint and I'll find a wall to strike a nail or two in.

This weekend I'm supposed to be selling some of my Sedums perennials.  Suppose I could always mosey on down around the other carboot stalls and see if I can find  something else to collect?🤔

12 comments:

  1. I like the prints Dave. Right up my street with the cattle and the sheep.

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    1. I'm glad you like them Rachel. You never know what you might find.

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  2. I hope you sell lots of your plants this weekend. May the sun shine bright and bring you lots of customers!

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  3. I like both of these pictures. I am going to have to look at car boots (if there are any on) and junk shops or antique places as I want an old fashioned plate draining rack. I just cant find what I need that isnt £440!

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  4. You never know, you might find a silent vacuum cleaner - often known as a sweeping brush.

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  5. Thanks JayCee. I could do with making some room because my veg plot and polytunnel is full of plants.

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  6. Ebay is a good place to look Sol and I believe there are some great antique shops in Glasgow and Edinburgh. We often watch Antiques Roadtrip and it's visited these places.

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  7. A dustpan and a hand brush perhaps YP? I rang up about a mop head and it turned out to be a Moped!

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  8. You and Thelma find the very best things...i want to go to a carboot sale! Good luck with your plants. May your boot be empty and your pockets full!

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  9. Thanks Debby. You should organise your own car boot sale or Trash and Treasure sale. You never know what you might find.

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  10. Hi there, blog-hopping, but wanted to say, nice buy. I think they would perhaps look better with a white mount rather than the gold? Just my humble opinion and I'm sure you are happy with them as they are.

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  11. Thanks for your thoughts Bovey Belle. You could be right. Thanks.

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