Sunday, April 21, 2013

A Few Thrifty Finds!

Today I'm sharing a few things I found at Goodwill yesterday. I drove over to Perry, which is about an hour away, for my friend and co-worker's mom's funeral. I had a little time after to run in the Goodwill. I found a few things while I was there...:)

First up is a wooden letter H. It was half price, so $1. I plan to use it to make a monogram wreath for my front door...:) I also bought this brand new, beautiful vintage crewel kit for $2, and a new book for $2.50. 

I got this apothecary jar (this one makes 3 identical ones I own now) for $1.50. I love apothecary jars and use them all over my house!


This was my most expensive item at $3.99. I usually don't pay more than $1-2 for milk glass vases, but I haven't seen this particular one before, so I splurged....:)


I love this cute little pewter mug....just look at the fancy little handle! I didn't realize there was still water drops on it from where I just washed it!

I got a stack of 11 of these sweet little dessert plates for half price...so, $2! I managed to drop one when I was washing them though, so one of them has a chip in it now. No biggie since I prefer even numbers of dishes!


They are so pretty...:)


I got this cute little white tray for $1 to add to my white collection.


This particular Goodwill is over-priced on most things! It seems to me that the farther north I go in Florida, the higher the Goodwill's price stuff! Oh well, I did manage to find a few things!  

I wanted to mention that you can now follow me via bloglovin'! I finally signed up...:) I also changed my photo banner at the top of the page.....what do you think? I love it...:) 
Have a splendid weekend!

 
 


8 comments:

  1. Wow, you found some really great treasures. I love the milk glass vase too, it is lovely. Hugs, Marty

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    1. Thanks Marty....:) I love milk glass...or just white in general! I found a couple more today and will be sharing soon...:) Thanks for the visit!

      Blessings, Vicky

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  2. Where's my walk on Sunday night with Vicky!?! Just kidding though if you are going to run a 5K (and you should), you had better start training. Thanks for telling where to find the blue Ball jars. Love those dessert plates - great to serve that chocolate cake on! As you can tell I read down through your posts to catch up.

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    1. Sorry Donna....it has rained all evening, but I promise I will be back to walking starting tomorrow! I already called mama and told her we need to get back to it...:)I am hoping to do the 5k but I won't be running the whole thing since this one is for walkers too...:) I do hope to train this summer and run part of it though!I will do my best to put up a Sunday night post of my walk pictures next week...:)Have a wonderful week my friend!

      Blessings, Vicky

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  3. I'm sorry about the loss of your friend. Your treasures are all so sweet. Looks like now you have some new projects to do. Will you do the crewel work yourself? I haven't done that in years. Nice finds!
    Liz

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  4. I have a collection of milk glass and I love the new vase you found! Lots of good finds this week. I think the Goodwill has gotten so expensive! Love the new header!
    hugs,
    Linda

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  5. I love your new photo! I love love thrifting and love your china pieces~ but I especially LOVE your apothecary jar! I haven't seen one since we moved here sixish months ago. I wish!!!

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  6. Aww Vicky those little dessert plates are SO sweet! Such great bargains all around - will you do the stitchery project yourself, or give it as a gift? I always love the way they look but do not have the skill or patience to complete them. Good luck with yours - always enjoy seeing what you've found! ~ Janet (Painted Piglet)

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