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Saturday, March 29, 2008

Antiquing




Every other Friday, my hubby (Floyd) gets the day off. We use this special day as our “date day” and we go off to explore the city, watch a movie, or do something fun and different. This past Friday we went to a wonderful little town just north of San Antonio. It’s called Bourne (pronounced burn-ee) and was founded in the late 1800’s.

Oh My Goodness! As soon as we turned on to Main St. we fell in love with the place! The street was lined with antique shops, boutiques, yummy places to eat and you should see the wonderful old architecture of the homes and buildings. Victorian cottage galore!!! We immediately began day-dreaming and planning on buying property there while we were having lunch. We hadn’t even seen the rest of the town yet.


We had so much fun walking through a lot of the shops. We’re going back again soon, so that we can see ALL of the shops, the parks and the rest of the town. These are pictures of what I purchased that day. I got GREAT deals on all my little treasures. But my favorite is the Scottie dog guest towel. How cute is that? The needlework is beautiful and perfect. And of course, I love the theme! I’m not sure if I’ll be selling this one or keeping it. I may do both; Enjoy it for a while, then sell it at a later date. We’ll see…

9 comments:

Winter said...

Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving such a nice compliment about the magazine stand. Hugs Winter

Sophisticated Rose

FAIRY WHISPERER said...

Hello Thank you for visiting my blog! That is a good idea! I love your roses.Still winter here in NE looking forward to visit Cape Cod shop in spring if it ever comes!

Thrifty Miss Priss said...

Hi Patricia! What a beautiful garden you had in California! That looks like a dream come true! I hope you can make a happy one in your new home too! I'm off to visit your wonderful looking website now!

Vintage Linen Treasures said...

Hi Thrifty Miss!
Thanks! That garden was so easy to care for, too. I hope I can do that here in TX, too. I love your blog and will be back to visit you soon.
Thanks again!
Patricia
Vintage Linen Treasures

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

Hi my friend! Ok, little missy, I love that towel! If you decide to sell it, I would love to buy it from you. Just let me know!

Cute blog you have and I am going to have to read some more!

xo
Becky

Ross&Jenny said...

That is so cute. I want it.

Beth said...

hi patricia !! thanks so much for stopping in my blog !!! i am so glad you found it ! you have gorgeous things too !!
xo,
beth
www.bethquinndesigns.com

Linda said...

Sounds like you had a wonderful time in a sweet little town. I love all your treasures and the towel is the cutest.....Linda

Gina E. said...

Becky is going to have to fight me all the way across The Pond for that cute hand towel! I just love scotty dogs embroidered on linens and have a few, but this one with a squirrel is something I've never seen - just delightful.