Enamel pots

oldcrafty(8)July 5, 2011

Thought I'd share my collection of enamel pots. Got the red one( the rooster is standing on it for now) this week-end when walking in the woods at deer camp. Gotta get it planted. The big pot with BREAD stamped on it I quickly grabbed at a GS a couple of weeks ago for $1.00. The crock I found sitting out for garbage pick-up a couple years ago!

Wish I could find more goodies like that!

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kirkus(5a)

I LOVE ALL OF THIS! Great pots and great dislay! I love the plants you chose! FANTASTIC tresures!

    Bookmark   July 5, 2011 at 1:09PM
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kirkus(5a)

I meant GREAT "display"! I wish Gardenweb had a spell check! LOL

    Bookmark   July 5, 2011 at 1:11PM
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Marlene Kindred

These are just wonderful! LOVE the one with the word "bread" on it...never seen one like that. And for $1....lucky you! The red one is a great color! And someone had the crock on the curb for trash? Amazing what folks throw away, isn't it?

    Bookmark   July 5, 2011 at 1:34PM
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chelcass(Z5 Michigan, U.P.)

Love your pots. Like Marlene said it's amazing what people throw away.............lucky for us............lol

    Bookmark   July 5, 2011 at 1:49PM
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marylee_2010

Love your enamel pots. Your display is very pretty.

Marylee

    Bookmark   July 5, 2011 at 2:40PM
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granny2anb

I love the enamel pots, especially the one with Bread printed on it. I'd have given $10 for that one at a garage sale. The red one is unusaul, seldom see a solid red like that. Can't believe anyone would dispose of that crock. Wonder if it was a butter churn at one time and the top was broken?

Your display looks great.

    Bookmark   July 5, 2011 at 2:47PM
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nanatricia

Your display looks great!!!

    Bookmark   July 5, 2011 at 10:22PM
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jeannespines

Love your enamel pots, too! Great bargain $$$! And your plants are lookin' good! TFS! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   July 6, 2011 at 12:30AM
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Purplemoon

Ditto to what the others said. You found some great treasures. I like your pink hen too. ;o)
The flowering plant is soooo pretty.

hugs, Karen

    Bookmark   July 6, 2011 at 2:14AM
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sunnyca_gw

Great pots & chickens! I think back home they used those crocks for pickles to pickle before they packed them in jars & processed. Lots of history there & glad you are preserving it so nicely! Jan

    Bookmark   July 6, 2011 at 3:05AM
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kathi_mdgd

Love it all!! Isn't curb shopping fun??
Kathi

    Bookmark   July 6, 2011 at 4:56PM
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imjustsam(6)

I am such a sucker for those pots, I can't get enough of them. Last year I spied one on the curb and forced my hubby out to pick it up. (He wanted to die) When he got out he asked what I wanted to do with all the"crap" inside. It was filled with little enamel bowls, cups and saucers. I was in heaven. He just rolled his eyes and slunk back into the car. I have 1 of the little bowls in my bathroom with a candle. That alone was worth the stop. Some men just don't understand how to have fun.

    Bookmark   July 7, 2011 at 5:28PM
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maryy2004(Jacksonville)

Love this display...beautiful

    Bookmark   July 7, 2011 at 7:05PM
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oldcrafty(8)

Never heard it called curb shopping before but trust me....I'm gonna add that phrase to my vocabulary and the first one I'm gonna introduce it to is my DH!!!
Sunny....yes I think you are right...my mom used to do crock pickles and saurkraut in crocks about that size.
Thanks for all the nice comments everyone

    Bookmark   July 8, 2011 at 12:21PM
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luna_llena_feliz

What a wonderful display of your great collection! That "Welcome" rooster is too cute. Love your choice of plants too. I don't believe I have ever seen a solid red enamel piece before. Lucky you to have found it!

    Bookmark   July 9, 2011 at 2:03AM
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kylslil1(8b)

Oh wow....this is great. Just the overall cohesiveness is terrific. I love the pot that says bread, it all just works so well together. :)

erin

    Bookmark   July 11, 2011 at 9:36AM
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