I was so excited to find this. Sometimes it’s nice to find something and not have to do anything to it.

Don’t get me wrong, I love my spray paint. But when something’s already perfectly painted it ‘s hard to pass it by.

It was $11. I don’t know of that’s a good price or not, but I don’t care. It’s worth $11 to me.

I had these bottle laying around the house. Don’t they look at home now?

Wouldn’t this be fun to hold soda bottles for parties?

I sat it on the counter to take pictures, but then noticed it looked great next to the white pitcher and blue vase.

So I decided to keep it there for a while. A while could mean 2 days or 2 months to me. But I like it at this moment so it’s staying put.

I’m linking to:

Thrifty Treasures at Southern Hospitality

Twice Owned Party at House Of Grace

Thrifty Thursday at Bloggeritaville

Frugal Finds at It’s A Blog Party

Garage Salen Party at Debbiedoos

Show and Tell at My Romantic Home

Frugalicious Friday at Finding Fabulous

Yard Sale Linky at The Lettered Cottage

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{ 19 comments… read them below or add one }

Lisa August 8, 2010 at 8:00 am

NICE! What a fun find. You scored! ;)

Billy August 8, 2010 at 2:56 pm

Lucky Duck! I am now so jealous!

Love, The Coke Lady

Anna August 9, 2010 at 6:55 am

great find, it does look pretty by the white and blue

Rebecca August 9, 2010 at 7:55 am

I think that if you are happy with the price then it’s more than worth it! Great find and it will be perfect for a party.

Heather August 9, 2010 at 7:14 pm

Love the color and the crate! Great idea for a party.

sherry August 9, 2010 at 7:20 pm

You made a great find. Looks great with that pitcher. ~~Sherry~~

jennifer August 11, 2010 at 9:23 pm

I can picture your carrier and bottles sitting on a red checked table cloth with white Daisies in some of the bottles. It would make a pretty (and oversized) centerpiece!

Olive Cooper August 12, 2010 at 10:53 am

It is a great vintage find. I remember drinking coke in the bottle and putting salty peanuts in the bottles when I was a kid. olive♥

debbie August 12, 2010 at 11:40 am

I am with you…leave well enough alone….that looks awesome, and yes your bottles are happy! Thanks for joining in on the party. Have a great weekend! Debbie

Tracy August 12, 2010 at 12:42 pm

Great find! I love the crate. It would be great for serving drinks at a party or holding the party favors.

~ Tracy

Henna @ AboutCabinets Blog August 13, 2010 at 12:52 am

the crate is a peice of art in itself, a very cute found actually

Debbie August 13, 2010 at 7:02 am

Love the carrier and the bottles!! It makes for a great vignette!!


carol Turner August 13, 2010 at 7:42 pm

I love it, I almost feel cheated when I don’t have to paint, decorate, or upholster something. It would be great for a party and convenient too. I am visiting from Debbiedoos.


Annette August 13, 2010 at 9:46 pm

Looks great there. It is nice to find a treasure and not have to do anything to it! Visiting from Debbiedoos.

Rondell August 14, 2010 at 7:56 am

What a great find, love where you have it looks so nice next to the pitcher!
Found your blog while on Debbiedo’s site♥


Fiona Designs August 14, 2010 at 8:55 am

I love this! I am a huge fan of old bottles! It looks so pretty with the pitcher and flower!


Mary August 15, 2010 at 5:21 am

That is a very neat find. I can think of a dozen ways to use this, it’s so versatile! Half sodas, half utensils for a party! Organize my craft supplies! Etc…etc.. I like the color as is too!

Liz@Its A Blog Party August 16, 2010 at 7:31 pm

Thanks for linking up!

Sheryl August 19, 2010 at 6:36 pm

This would look great in the center of a table with flowers in the bottles.

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