Thursday, August 19, 2010

Thrifty Finds

I am so excited that I FINALLY have something thrifty to share! It isn't much but it is something.

Travis and I headed up to Louisville this past Sunday to our favorite store Tickled Pink and these are the two things I headed home with. I actually bought stuff this time instead of him.

A blue candy bowl.
I have eyed this gorgeous piece of depression glass from the store for months now but I haven't wanted to spend the money on it-$40. I found this candy bowl for only $4.99 so I decided to snatch it up. I don't think it is depression glass but I love it all the same.


I then found these embroidery hoops hidden behind some things on the floor. I got six of them for $5. I have seen a couple fun things out in blogland using these so I can't wait to see what I can come up with... when I finally have the time to make new projects!

I found these two adorable little chairs there as well that I debated on getting. They were only $10 and needed some love but I ended up leaving without them. I keep thinking about them but I just wasn't sure what to do with them. I would use one in my craft room but we already have extra chairs around the house so I just walked away. Hope I don't regret it! All well!

So there you have it. Not much but I was just happy that I finally found something to bring home during one of my thrifting outings!


I will be linking up to some of these fabulous parties!



14 comments:

  1. You did good! That bowl and its color is just amazing!

    Jeanine

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  2. Can't wait to see what you do with the hoops! Did you have fun seeing Sugarland at the fair? I know you did!

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  3. Ooohhh - I saw some fabric birds perched on rings like these as a mobile. Fun finds! Found you at the Trendy treehouse - new friend Friday link.
    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  4. Hoops there it is!!~ Hoopps there it is...lol...you will come up with something awesome as always Allison...loving that bowl too....Have a great weekend. Debbie

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  5. Love the blog! Found you on Trendy Treehouse new friend Friday. I'll be following!

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  6. That glass has beautiful coloring and interesting shape. That you enjoy it is what counts. Keep it for many years and your children or relatives will have a vintage treasure.
    I posted a few days ago about vintage glassware I found at a church sale. Now I know it is not as old as I had guessed/hoped, but I still felt good about my find.

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  7. Love that bowl...very pretty color!
    Hop over and enter my GIVEAWAY…I think you will like it!

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  8. Way cool my fellow Army wife! I also got a bag of the hoops at a yard sale last weekend=))

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  9. Great finds!
    Love the color of the bowl
    *hugs*deb

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  10. Found your blog through Southern Hospitality. I posted a candy dish too today : ) I love the color on your bowl! Great find!

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  11. Love the dish. The color is beautiful. Annette

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  12. uh oh, i think i had a major fail. all the free goodies i linked up, but i didn't take the embroidery hoops and this orange glass dish. your finds make me wish i took them home with me!

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