Op Shop Finds - Bayside Tour

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Happy Sunday, blog readers!

Today I share my weekly op shop finds which were found yesterday, whilst on my Melbourne Bayside Op Shop Tour. Despite the terrible weather, six of us braced the drizzle, and visited six of my favourite second hand shops in Cheltenham, Mordialloc and Frankston.

Credit has to be given for all the delightful vintage things to be found in Family Life, Cheltenham. This is becoming by all time favourite op shop, due to all the brilliant things to be found here each week.

Yesterday's finds were: a vintage tricycle, a vintage Singer sewing machine, two huge wicker picnic hampers (didnt take a photo), a beautiful bird cage, and oh so many other delights. Additionally, all mens clothing discounted by 50%!



My fellow op shoppers bought lots of delightful things - this photo was taken half way through the day during our lunch stop:



My finds for the day were this gorgeous red polka dot purse for $2 from Cheltenham Opportunity Shop:


And this English Queen Anne bone china vintage tea cup and saucer set for $10 from Savers in Frankston:


A day of op shopping, is a great day!

Pop on over to Her Library Adventures' Flea Market Finds to check out more of this weeks thrifted finds from around the world.

9 comments:

Knicky Knacks said...

Wow! Such amazing finds. How on earth did you get all those things home? Love, love, love the bird cage and bike!

sue said...

Wow lots of nice things in that store - and in such excellent condition too. I am a fan of polka dots so I am loving your purse!

Thea said...

The op shop tour is a great idea. Hope to have time to join you in future.

Susan L (lily40au) said...

I like the Family Life shop in Cheltenham and the Frankston Savers ... both gorgeous store. I must come along sometime soon ... it sounds like fun.
My Flea Market Find

Erica Louise said...

Knicky Knacks - Oops I wasnt very clear in my blog post, actualy those lovely vintage things I didnt actually buy, they are still in the oppy! But I loved them all and so took photographs.

Thea and Susan - it would be great to see you on a future tour, they are lots of fun =)

Sue - glad you like the purse, I couldnt resist it!

♥ w o o l f ♥ said...

it feels like walking in the shop there, alongside you's. great!

marian said...

oh yes! how i LOVE to oppy shop :)

what FAB finds..LOVE the trike & bird cage!

btw thanks for popping by and leaving your lovely comments :) x

Erika said...

Cute polka dots purse!

elseseven said...

Damn! I miss the op shops at home in Australia. Japan is ....an op shop void. Still, there is the fleamarket. :)

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