August 16, 2010

thrifty treasures 8.16

It’s been another month of some fun thrifty treasures:
A mailbox (2.95-Goodwill) I thought this would be so fun to brighten up and add to the playroom. And some brand new down pillow forms ($3-neighbor’s yard sale) Hold on to your hats, I may actually sew something. We’ll see…july 2010 008 1 Cute shoes…never been worn (neighbor’s yard sale $1.50)
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A big old, long art print. It’s huge and I’ve got a plan, but I’m nervous to see if it works ($6.95—Goodwill)august 2010 007 1 A sassy, brassy lamp ($6—thrift store)august 2010 008 1
Restoration Hardware pewter number ($1—thrift store) august 2010 024 1

A basket to use as a trash ($1—thrift store)august 2010 002 1 
Some new light shades for our bathroom that eventually we’ll give a facelift (.75 each—thrift store)
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A big tin of yellow something… ($2.95—thrift store) august 2010 006 1
Total for the month: $26.60
As you can see, some of my neighbors had a yard sale and I also got some fun furniture finds for my living room upstairs..hopefully I’ll be showing them soon…
I’m joining Rhoda’s party…come on over to share your thrifty finds!

Happy Monday~


19 comments:

  1. Ooohh, I want to see what you do with the large print. At that price, it's worth taking a risk.

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  2. I have a hard time finding things at the thrift stores. I guess I don't have the eye for thrifting. Can't wait to see what you do with it all.
    Brooke

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  3. Great finds, Melissa! Love those shoes and can't wait to see what you do with the mailbox. :)

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  4. Great finds! Love the shoes. I think the mailbox would be really cute painted red.

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  5. Hi, my friend! You got some great things. It's so much fun to find things out there that you would buy anyway, for way cheaper. Thanks for coming by today. :)

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  6. Cute shoes! Trying to figure out what you will do with the large frame. Hmmm, I'm sure it will be great. You found some great deals.

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  7. My favorite is the "trash" basket. Adorable!

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  8. Great finds! Can't wait to see what you do with the mail box.

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  9. These are all great finds! I would love to see what you'd do to the brass lamp. I have one similar to it and I would love to update its look.

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  10. Great finds, Melissa! You've reminded me that I have some pillow forms that could use some fabric around them, plus some old ones I want to redo. Love that tin container ~ perfect wall or door hanging piece.

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  11. We ventured into Goodwill for the first time this weekend and left with an AMAZING dresser/buffet. I am officially addicted :0)

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  12. oooh loved the shoes girl and can't wait to see what you do with that mail box!

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  13. Very nice thrifty finds Melissa! Love the precious shoes and I'm curious to see what you make with the long picture. Hmmm...:)

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  15. Love your finds! I haven't had too much luck lately. I'm curious to see what you do with the large framed print. I have a couple in my garage right now. I had a few ideas, but am not quite "feeling" it right now. Some days things click on what to do with your finds and sometimes they don't! :)

    BTW, if you don't like those shoes, send them my way. They're even my size!

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