Friday, January 3, 2014

5 Random Friday Finds

Find No. 1


You never know when photographic inspiration will strike. This bin of nuts at the grocery store this week inspired this photo.



Find No. 2


I have always loved beautifully illustrated children's books, so when Mallory and I stumbled upon a wonderful children's book store this week, I had to buy a few for the "someday" grandchildren. You can never start your collection too soon. 

Find No. 3


Discovered in-store Anthropologie love this week. Stay tune for future pictures of the lovely mug I purchased.

Find No. 4


I have always had a love for sewer covers, love the wording and the rusty color.

Find No. 5


A few hours at the beach is so peaceful, even in December.

Happy to be back participating in Kim's Friday Finds and Nancy's Random 5 Friday.

40 comments:

  1. Smiling over the purchase of the book for your grandchildren! I like your early planning! Love the picture with the nuts - the scooper is so pretty. Nothing that pretty here in my grocery store!

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  2. Great finds! Beautiful children's book (I love them too!) and your beach shot is gorgeous.

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  3. this was fun, and your colourful bowl photo, some of these are very similar to our morning coffee bowls...I love beaches in the winter, your photo is so beautiful...

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  4. That beach photo is so peaceful and beautiful. And the nut 'shovel' ........ I want that!! ;o)

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  5. Fantastic finds. Love all the photos though I'm particularly drawn to the bowls. For some reason I seem to love colored bowls.

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  6. I love children's books, too - and sometimes purchase them for myself. I love the winter beach scene - so peaceful!

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  7. I love children's books, too -- you can never start collecting too early! Anthropologie --- what fun and always some inspiration. I look at sewer covers, too ... some have really great decorations. Love the nuts and the beach scene -- gorgeous. I always loved the beach this time of year ... usually had it to myself! Happy New Year!

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  8. Oh. so beautiful! Thank you for the book recommend . . . and - sewer cover art? Nice.

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  9. Beautiful Sarah. I love how you find such beauty in everyday life.

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  10. Love the Children's book FIND . . . one of my favorite visits too. Great planning Sarah . . . Love the Winter Beach photo. I will send you a post about "beaching" in winter.

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  11. Oh I LOVE everyone of your finds. I thought I was the only one that had a fascination for Sewer covers:) Love the beach. B

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  12. Sarah,
    Fun finds this week. I like the nuts and the 2nd pict is very artistic.

    Dishes are so fun. Fun to look at, fun to buy and really fun to eat off of. My Mom and her Grandma were big fans of neat colorful dishes and I think the trait is hereditary.

    Snow on the beach is something that has never crossed my mind.

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  13. Wonderful finds and so inspiring. I particularly like the almonds in the scoop.

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  14. not sure of the right term - but i love that shovel (scoop) that is freakin' awesome!! ( :

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  15. oh i love children's books too! i started buying some of my favorites from when i was a kid, on ebay. the billy and blaze series. i used to check those out from the school library as a kid, every library day!

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  16. It's probably a good thing we don't have an Anthropologie near us, I'd be in serious trouble. I love those bowls!! Your photos are beautiful!

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  17. Yes, yes, yes! LOVE Anthropologie! A photographer's delight. I guess they like it if we buy something every now and then, too. And, yes, yes, yes ... a day on the beach anytime!

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  18. Lovely findings especially the photo with the walnuts !

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  19. I have never met anyone who loved sewer covers. That is very interesting so I am going to take a look at the next one I run across. Who knows, maybe I will like them, too.

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  20. I don't dare go to the Anthropologie site -- would find too many beautiful things to buy! :)

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  21. Lovely random finds! I love that beautiful scoop and, oh, that last scene, absolutely gorgeous and so peaceful!

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  22. Beautiful photos. Never really checked out sewer covers…yet.

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  23. Simply love your posts and beautiful, inspiring photos. I mentioned your blog in my post today.

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  24. How neat that we both found inspiration from ordinary things. I did a piece for PAF using a Potato Chip. I must say your nut photo is wonderful.
    Sewer covers...now that's not something I would normally think to photograph.
    Oh that beach shot is pretty. Is that snow or white sand?

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  25. Great randoms! I have two of those anthropology bowls. I love the patterns. Lucky you to live close to a January beach.

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  26. I love that nut scooper....so colorful. And I am totally in love with Anthropologie...yikes it is a photographer's dream store. And I love children's books and their illustrations....got one for you "The Day the Crayons Quit."...delightful!! I bet it was chilly on that beach, gorgeous shot!!

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  27. Great finds for sure, I so love that scoop, I could really use that as a nut lover.

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  28. Great finds. Thanks for the reminder about children's books. I need some for Hallie. She loves books.

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  29. I love that scoop you have pictured with the almonds! So pretty. Also, I love sewer covers too. I thought I was the only one. Very pretty beach picture. I live on the coast of New England and it always amazes me to see pictures of the great lakes that look so much like an ocean.

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  30. I love that nut scooper--so unique. I don't usually look very closely at sewer covers--I will have to look now! The array of bowls is lovely too.

    I like that you're already buying children's books. And you can enjoy them yourself!

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  31. Lovely random finds. I also love the scooper! Very different. Thank you for visiting me today!

    Linnea

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  32. Great randoms. That second photo is stunning. I like the way you photographed the sewer cover. Very artsy.

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  33. 1st, I love the name of your blog. Do you really have paisley rain boots? Mine have pink princess kitties on them. I normally wear them just in the winter, I'm sooo grateful to middle son and his wife for their gift in 2012.
    I want that scooper, if only to feast my eyes upon it! I like all your random shots, which I might not have seen if you had not visited me. thank you for your comment! I will return.

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  34. I just love the nuts in that scoop, oh and the anthropologie find.....well, all your shares/images are gorgeous! Visiting from Friday Finds http://cherylmccainphotography.com/amaryllis-bulbs/

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  35. Your random 5 are incredible and your creativity is amazing..

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