Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Mirrors and Candlesticks... Oh my!

That title seems kinda... well take it as you will. lol

I told you all in my Tickled Pink post that I would share what I bought there later and today's later.

I got these adorable little green glass candlesticks. I love the color of them.
They were $1.50 I believe maybe less.

I also bought these taller blue glass candlesticks.
I think these were $1.99.
I can't remember.

Then I bought this blue glass bowl.
This was $2.

I got this mirror with plans to use it in my frame collage in our bedroom.
This was $2 as well.

And this is the last thing I purchased that day and I believe my favorite.
I randomly picked it up and wasn't sure about it at first. I didn't take a picture of the back but it is faded crushed velvet and looks rather old. We both got pretty excited about it then and I know it will look fabulous in a new color. It may end up in our bedroom or some other place in the house. I haven't decided.
It was $4.

I planned to make cake stands and candy bowls with the candlesticks and Travis put them all together for me this weekend while I was baking. So I will take a picture of what they look like now and share that soon.

Have you been thrifting recently and found anything cool?!


  1. I'm loving those mirrors!!! The blue glass is pretty great, too! I have some of the long mirror from my old Home Interior stash of items!! Can't wait to see what you do with all of them!!

  2. Ooo great finds! I can't wait to see the end results :D

  3. I love the green candle sticks, what a unique and pretty color

  4. Those candlesticks are so cute! I have never seen green ones like those! Can't wait to see the finished product! What did you decide to do in your bedroom?

  5. Love the juicy colors of those candlesticks~ wish I had them ;) Hi there~ I am your newest follower from the blog hop & would love it if you stopped by and returned the love :) We also have an exciting new artist posted who makes one of a kind bracelets I would love for you to check out!!

  6. I'm visiting by way of Amanda's challenge.

    Your blue candlesticks and bowls are going to make adorable cake stands and candy bowls. You'll have to fill them with some Valentine's candy!

  7. I love those green candle sticks. They are so bright! I am your newest follower. I'd love for you to follow back!

  8. I love those candlesticks, the colors are incredible!

    I just found a picture frame similar to your mirror at an auction for only $1, and I am so psyched to paint it and select a new photo for it!

  9. Wow, you have some great thrifty finds!! I've been so good about staying away from the thrift store so far this year, but this post makes me want to go shopping. ;) Love those green candlesticks!

    Thanks so much for joining my "Bliss-at-Home" project. :) Hope you'll stop by Serenity Now again soon!

  10. You just might want to check those green candle sticks with a black light....I would almost bet they are uranium glass and will glow ;-)

  11. love those blue candlesticks. Haven't been thrifting lately, I am wanting to hit some flea markets and antique shops. REALLY want it to be yardsale season again!

  12. Just ran across your blog and noticed that you are a fellow KY blogger. Lovin the candle sticks and the creativity that you used in re-purposing them. Adding you to my blog so that I can follow you and you posts.


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