May 31, 2007

Ebay Stashing!

It all started out so innocently. I clicked on an auction for a scissor fob that had a $1.99 starting price. I emailed the seller to ask what the wording on the fob said. She offered to do a "Buy It Now" at $1.99 + shipping, if I wanted it. Then I did the unthinkable: I clicked on "Sellers Other Auctions". What did I see there?? My oh, my! There were other things that caught my eye. I emailed her and asked if she would do a "Buy It Now" on a couple other items. We worked out the terms and here's what I got!!!

Whitmans Vintage Red
Sewing Set
Chart & tin $15 with shipping
(Retail: $16.25 not including shipping)

Whitmans Sewing Set with
Cloisonne 1930's Replica Tin
& Wynnewood Tin
Chart & Tins $12 with shipping
(Retail: $16.50 not including shipping)

Flowers of Friendship Fob
by The Needle's Content
Chart $1.99 with shipping
(Retail: $6 not including shipping)

I can't wait until I get these so I can start one!! (Like I don't have enough stash-to-do!!)


Anonymous said...

Isn't it awful, how eBay can just reach through your computer screen & grab you in??? *lol* Great stashing you did - especially the fob!

Have you gotten any results yet from your dr & all the blood draws?

Oh - LOVE your response (well, both of them, actually *lol*) to your neighbor! Sad, how some people just have to try to control everyone else ... keep to the upper road & your sense of humor.

Barb said...

Enjoy your stash. I stay away from e bay I know I would get carried away! Just a comment on your needle post. I only use one needle per a project too. I'd get confused if I had more than that!

Sharon said...

You lucky ducky! Those were good finds.

Kathryn said...

Ha, ha, ha. One of my earliest posts was about my Ebay addiction.

But I may be cured. I just "watched" two auctions (for a kit and threads) and then forgot the time and didn't get back to them before they were ended. That's one way to Ebay without spending any money.

But sometimes, like your new stash, you find things on Ebay that you would never find in an LNS or even a INS. Congratulations on some great stash.

Anita said...

Not bad on the prices including the tin cans. You did well. Enjoy your new stash.

glenda said...

Good shopping!!!

rose_michelle said...

Great finds! Here's hoping that it gets there fast!

Kendra said...

That "seller's Other Auctions" button is a bad thing...LOL!

Great stashing...I never knew Whitman's had sewing tins/kits!

Janice said...

Love them all! Have fun stitching! Also loved the note to the neighbor you wrote! lol How's the BBH?

valda said...

I love the new stash!!! Ebay is dangerous for me too. I try to stay far away.

stitcherw said...

Lovely stash, yup, EBAY can really get addictive, so many lovely items and opportunities. Have fun with your new goodies.

Greg said...

WTG!! I can no longer do ebay as I don't have room to put anything else in the house. lol

Marissa said...

Oh, my, my!
That´s why I love eBay.
Great shopping Meari and beautiful blog. Thanks for sharing.

Michelle-ozark crafter said...

Enjoy! it looks wonderful!

Janine said...

You are a lucky girl. Love your new stash acquisition.

Leeny said...

GREAT stash haul! At good value too. Ahh... eBay can be wonderful like that. So, will you be posting piccies of some finished scissor fobs soon? Hee hee...

eileen :)

Christine H said...

Great Stash, which reminds me....I need to stay away from EBAY.

Marcy said...

Nice haul on the tins Meari! I can't wait to see what you do with them :D

Tessa said...

Great eBay-ing!!! those tins are just so lovely. I think I now WANT the 2 I don't have - poo! I'll have to add them to my wish list!!!

Tessa said...

btw - did the tins come with chokkies still inside? Mine did but the expiry date was way old so I threw them away - the kids wanted to eat them anyway so they thought I was very mean!