Monday, October 21, 2013

Three Thrifty Finds!

Hello and Happy Monday everyone! I am so excited to be sitting home today...even if it is the last day of my 4-day weekend! It has been busy but I got a lot of things done that needed doing...:) I was in Tallahassee Friday, Chiefland on Saturday, Lake City on Sunday, and back to Chiefland today. They are all 45 minutes to 2 hours away, so I have spent a good deal of time on the road! My trip today was quick....I had to go have fasting labs drawn at my doctor's office
 so I had to do this today since I didn't want to take a day off work for it or go without eating all day and go after work. I really just wanted to stay home all day, but that just wasn't possible. Anywho, I also needed to pick up some medicine for my mama who is sick, bless her heart. I decided to run to the Hospice Attic thrift while I was there too....imagine that! LOL!

I only found a couple things though which is for the best....remember I am outgrowing my home!
First thing I spotted was this set of dishes. They are by Knowles and are called Grapevine. They are really pretty and will look great in many tablescapes. There were 5 plates, 1 serving bowl, 2 soup bowls, and 3 small bowls for $3.99. I am only keeping the plates. I am adding the bowls to my growing ETSY stash! I can sell them for more than I paid for all of it....that is, if I ever start my shop!



I love the simplicity of these plates and can picture them in a variety of tablescapes.


The only other things I bought were a couple books, a green leaf table runner for my mama, and this milk glass pedestal vase. It was just $1 and I didn't have one like it.


I am also sharing these beautiful emerald green goblets my mother-in-law picked up for me at a yard sale Saturday. They are very heavy glass and absolutely gorgeous. They will look great in many tablescapes!


There are 6 of them in perfect condition! I can just picture them on a Christmas table already!


That's all I have for today. I am so excited that I had time on a Monday to share. Now I am off to clean house and write lesson plans. I'm even hoping I might have the time to whip up something in my craft room.....we shall see! Have a beautiful week everyone and as always, thanks for stopping by!

11 comments:

  1. Wonderful deals. Those green glasses are to die for! Can't wait to see them and your plates on a table. Glad you are better.

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  2. Oh, those goblets are beautiful.. I can definitely picture them for Christmas! Great find! Look forward to seeing how you use all your new pieces.
    Have a blessed day and hope your mom is feeling better.
    -Tina

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  3. Wow you did well Vicky! I love those goblets and they match perfectly with the grapevine china. They will make a gorgeous table setting.

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  4. Vicky, you are a bundle of energy. I've been sick with a cold for a week, and all I do is sit here admiring your energy, lol.... Lovely goblets!
    Theresa

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  5. Hi Vicky, I love those green goblets and yes they will look pretty for Christmas. Take care and have a wonderful week.
    Julie at julieslifestyle.blogspot.com

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  6. Love the dishes! The old patterns just call my name!! Those glasses are awesome...love the color! Good finds my friend!

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  7. You really find the best treasures Vicky! I always enjoy seeing what you have found...thanks for sharing!

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  8. You need a vacation from your four-day weekend! Love those grapevine plates and bowls. And of course you found something milk glass!

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  9. Hello Vicky, I think your car must know the way to your thrift store
    (Auto Pilot)! LOL
    I do love those pretty green glasses!
    Hope your Momma feels better soon.
    Blessings, Roxy

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  10. Hi Vicky, it must be a week for illness mustn't it?! I do hope your Mum is feeling a bit better and you have managed to have some rest for your long weekend. Looking forward to seeing your Etsy shop when you get this going my lovely. xx

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  11. I LOVE the green stemware!!!!

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