I’m on a European flea market spree and it’s almost too good to be true! Sifting though the junk for the gems runs in my family, especially when there’s bargains involved. Here’s a few ideas for items you might find be it Brussels, Belgium, or Bend, OR.
Vintage cigar and cigarette tins are one of my favorite finds. I usually use them for a variety of things like holding pencils, business cards, and coins. No matter what you store in them, they look amazing anywhere in your home.
Most of the ones I’ve found still have the wire on them or at least large enough holes to put to easy use. I’ve run into all shapes, sizes, and colors. With a little wire ring and a chain, you can have a simple, classy necklace. Get pairs for earrings. Or string a dozen together and hang them across your window and on sunny days you’ll have glistening rainbows everywhere for pure magic.
These can be a great source for collage, inspiration, or a reminder to get in touch with someone you love!
You can never have enough buttons right? Whether it’s for display in a glass vase or jar as a centerpiece, or you sew a few extra onto a pillow, they’re just fun. I like to keep an eye out for shell and bakelite pieces or unusual designs.