surprise in a shoebox

This whimsical stick pin floated in the bottom of a shoe box containing multiple bottles of craft acrylic paint and some fabric paint.  After sorting through the $1 box (garage sale), I only had to throw away 2 bottles!  And I really enjoy wearing this pin...

For awhile, I'm stuck with these jeans -- so I may as well make a game of it!  Today, worn with my green and white striped shirt and denim vest.

It's below 50 degrees!  Another beautiful autumn-feeling day.  A friend is coming over for early coffee or tea.  Then, if I make progress on my research project, I MAY search out a few estate sales advertised in our weekly small-town newspaper.

I know.  I SHOULD go "saling" early...but there's really nothing I need and it's good incentive to put it at the END of my project rather than procrastinating further.


  1. Good luck at the estate sales, Rebecca! Susan

  2. Oh dear your like me and the one pair of pants I just finally broke down and bought some full price I couldn't find any that fit at the thrift store.....I think you wear them well. You look cute in the striped tee~ that is a cute pin also ~Hope you have a great day ~Love Heather

  3. Hi there-the pin is delightful and the striped tee and denim gilet look fab my dear! x

  4. Very chic, Rebecca. I love the brooch, too. xxx

  5. Rebecca, I love your striped tee. Green is so fresh - and of course, one of my favorite colors.

    Darling pin! I think my mom had one that was very similar when I was a kid. I always thought of it as the "flying lady" pin.

  6. Oh you look great with the two denim tones and the stripes and the pin gives such a nice detail.

    Hope all is fine with you.


  7. I think your pin is terrific! I'll bet you could have guessed I would. Have fun at the sales,


  8. what envy, I wish it was 50 dregress here! This outfit is so cool, I love the striped shirt with the jean vest, very nice touch to add the pin. I'll have to try something like this when the temp. goes down. =)


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