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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

~Thrifting~

Hey guys! Mom and I went thrifting the other day and I wanted to show you what I got. We have some neat little stores around here we like to hit when we can. I found this cute little iron bird nest candle holder for $2.oo. Isn't it cute?!
Mom saw these pretty little jars for $4.oo each. They have an oriental look to them. I love a touch of oriental in a room!

I really scored when I bought 12 of these books for $1.00 each! They are really nice and in great shape. I took a picture of all my bookcases, but when I looked at them on the computer they look too cluttered! I think I need to edit...I'll post them soon.
I sold all of the arrangements I posted yesterday, but will be making more and posting them tomorrow. Thank you for your purchases! Have a great Wednesday!!



13 comments:

♥ Sonny ♥ said...

wow you and your Mom found some wonderful items and you displayed them so well. good for ya'll ~!!
Sonny

Tootsie said...

you sure did find some charming items!
I love thriftin!

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

I am heading to your etsy shop....Loved everthing you posted yesterday..YOU ARE GOOD...and we so similar things...so I know good...

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

are the floral arrangements from yesterday already gone....

Paula said...

You found some great things! It's amazing what you can get for a small amount of money if you take the time to look.

Karen said...

I had the pieces that went with the little ginger jars you showed. They were given to me as a gift when I bought a new sofa and love seat in 1980. That might give you an idea as to the age of your ginger jars. I loved this pattern and it went so well with my furniture... which is now all dusty and in storage.
Thanks for the memories!
Karen
Ladybug Creek

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Great finds, Kristen! I love the nest you found. The base reminds me of a clock I bought recently at Pier 1 {with a little bird perched on the branch stand}. I really have to go this weekend and see what is in my thrift stores.

Reynie said...

That first pix of the bird with the candle is such a steal! Love it!! I'll give you $5 for it? :-)

Liz said...

Wonderful finds, Kristen! I always love how you accessorize. =) ~Liz

Cathy said...

Love...love...love yor thrifting goodies. You always find the best stuff;)!

Thanks for stopping by earlier and welcoming me back...you are such a doll! I am so happy to be back and look forward to catching up with everyone!

Have a great day!
XOXO
Cathy

Can't wait to see your new creations!

Melissa Miller said...

Kristen everything is so pretty! I really love the elegant jars. ~Beautiful.

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

The birdnest candle holder is something I have been looking for...I am so glad you found one.
Everything you found was wonderful! I can't wait until Saturday every week...garage sale day.
The things you craft are just stunning...I have to keep up on your blog so am choosing to follow along.. :)

kanishk said...

It's amazing what you can get for a small amount of money if you take the time to look.
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