Vintage Iron Trivet

Today I went to a white elephant fair at our church. 

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Aside from the usual stuff nobody wanted, things
even I couldn't think of any possible way to repurpose,
there was one item that called to me from across the room.


In between the old ash trays, ugly collectables, and faded candles I saw this vintage iron trivet.

I think I heard the church bells ring at the exact moment I spotted this.

I gasped a little as I dived for it through a room full of old women filling large bags.

So now for 50 cents... it is mine.

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Not only was it rusty and have a hole in the top for hanging 
but it was magnetic!!!  



Yes it was!

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Those 3 beauties in the picture are my grandmother and her 2 sisters.
So despite the lack of much else to bring home
today, I'm super excited about the iron trivet!

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Comments

  1. You always see the magic immediately! I so admire that.
    Brenda

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  2. Magnetic - that was lucky. I like the color a lot - I want one like that about 40 inches long - so cool!

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  3. I love it!! I can think of so many places to put that in my house

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  4. I'm glad nobody was hurt in your dive for this fun find!
    Kelly

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  5. Yep! It's a winner alright! Nice job.

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  6. My mom used to have one of those and a soda bottle with a shaker top to sprinkle water on the stuff she ironed.

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  7. My best friends mom used one very similar to rest her iron on. We always set our iron upright and I often worried about the hot iron resting on it. A blast from the past!!

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  8. Oh it is FABULOUS!!!!! I would have heard Church Bells Ring too!!!! You did it justice...it is picture perfect! : ) HUGS...featuring it today!

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  9. I LOVE this trivet and how you've repurposed it!! I would've dove through old women to get it, too (maybe even pushed one down-JK! :)
    Susan

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