Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Visit To L.A.

I was in Burbank, California this week. In the heart of LA county,  the city is home to
 Disney studios, Universal studios and Warner Bros. studios. Today I am sharing 
a little of everything that I found from thrift to icon and even a chandelier.
First a visit to a thrift shop.
This china on special this day only the whole set of 8 for $70.00.

The beautiful green glassware came in sets of six and ranged $36-$42 for a set.

Two used bridesmaid dresses $5.00 each-needs cleaning.

Dress and topper $17.00-loved this but it's a size 6.

Beach cottage chic melamine $5.00 for all pieces.

This is the place.

This beautiful chandelier I found in this library..............

This library is 5 years old  and in Burbank, California.

This is a beautiful water fountain outside the library to help make the 100 degree
heat bearable.

Nothing better than supporting your local libary.

I ended up having lunch here. The second oldest Bob's Big Boy. Built in 1949. And......

From where I was sitting I took a photo of a paparazzi taking a photo (outside on
 the sidewall). I saw others but I got this lucky shot. Lots of celebs in Burbank but
but I wouldn't know one if I fell over one. They usually look so different in person.

What the blazes was I doing going to a heated place miles of freeway away
when I could stay right at home in the blistering heat? I drove my grandson
to Warner Bros. where he was in a background shoot for an upcoming
sitcom. He has done background work for sometime now but his mom
usually takes him. He is staying with mon amour and me so we took him.


business card magnets said...

Honestly speaking, I already visited all the libraries in Los Angeles and this Buena Vista Branch Library is the best library for me. They have the lates books, they have a lot of tables and chairs with power socket so you can connect any of your gadgets like your laptop.

Desire Empire said...

Sounds like a great day out. Lovely thrift finds and how much fun for your grandson to be an extra. Life is so good isn't it!!!!

adele said...

What a fab day out! I love old American diners & the leaf print on those plates is gorgeous xoxo

FashionJazz said...

Stunning pics hun! xx

the fishermans cottage said...

Oh I do love a thrift shop, well we call them charity shops, you can get the most interesting items there.. love that chandelier :) x

Erin said...

That looks like such a lovely day! Love the blue plates and the pap shot is really awesome!


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Amber said...

How fun! Such a gorgeous dress! Looks like you had a good time :)

Fashion Cappuccino said...

Sounds like you had a lot of fun! I wish I could be in Cali right now! So many interesting places! xoxoxoo

Camille said...

the china set is so cute! you and your chandeliers! adorable!

Burlap Luxe said...

Thank you girl for your beautiful visit! and your comments I treasure :)

Looks like I needed to hang out with you for the day, you had some great finds as well to show off. So funny the things people get rid of, and from one thrift to another the finds can be so different, this is what thrifting is all about :)

See you soon and all you inspire!
PS....Have a great weekend!

KimMalk said...

What a lovely trip you had, Ms. Sizzle. You didn't let on if you purchased anything from the thrift store. We used to live in Chicago which had a gorgeous old library. I hope you're enjoying your grandson. Blessings, Kim

The Tablescaper said...

Looks like you have some wonderful finds.

It would be great to have you link to my meme Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking said...

Oh this looks like so much fun. I really miss us living in California.I agree it looks like you found some great finds!

Bella's Rose Cottage said...

It was so fun looking around Beautiful Downtown Burbank! I grew up in S. Calif, and loved seeing BOB :-)
I have been peaking around your blog and am IN LOVE with your gorgeous nightable acouple pots below, dreamy!!

Mani said...

Beautiful pics! I would def loooove to visit LA


hugs and kisses by Mani.

Anonymous said...

Ok, i'm going to LA to buy all thoose things!!! I won't be able to choose!!! I want everything!! lol
even the the bride dresses!!

Wherever the Sunset is

Popcorn, Pugs & Peonies said...

First of all, no way you are a grandma!

Second of all, you always find the best things on your thrifting adventures. Always!!

I would get all geeked out if I saw a celeb (and I have in person too). It is a good thing ZI live in the wrong part of Cali.


aki! said...

That looks like it was a good trip. We don't have any Big Boys here, but you've definitely made me crave diner food.