Interesting yard sale item

You never know what you will find at a yard sale.

I have a slight twinge of regret for not buying this work of art. Such a creative use of old refrigerator crisper trays.

I have no doubt that I could have found a use for this beauty, but this work of art had a price tag over $100 and I couldn’t work out exactly what I would use it for…. so I gave it a pass.

Of course now, as I look at the photos, I can think of many uses:

  • Storing things like garden gloves and hand tools
  • Plant labels
  • My garden planning notebook
  • Garden shoes (in the lower bins)

It would also look good outside with potted herbs on the top shelf. Oh well, even though I gave it a pass, it is fun to look back on the photos.  I wonder if anyone bought it and what they are using it for.

Have you ever passed up something at a garage sale, estate sale or thrift store that you wish you would have bought?

Sincerely, Emily

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5 Responses to Interesting yard sale item

  1. Nancy Davis says:

    That does look interesting but I would not have wanted to pay the price either! Nancy

  2. Christine says:

    The trays look as if they are enamelware. That is all the rage here at the moment. Old pieces are selling for quite a sum at antique shops. Those big ones would fetch at least $50 here. A lot of restaurants are using enamel jugs for water.
    It could have been a talking point but others might think it a pile of junk!! I think you made the right choice.

    • Hi Christine. Yes, they are enamelware. Interesting to hear how popular it is in your area and here I am, over here, posting a picture. It is such an interesting piece. I loved all the enamel refrigerator crisper drawers on it. I think I would have just liked to buy those. They certainly would come in handy carrying things around inside the house and out in the yard. That is what I was attracted to – memories I guess.

  3. mirandasoap says:

    Dude, that thing is COOL! But yeah, not worth $100.

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