Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Thrifting Goodies

I went thrifting Mon & Tues and I have to say that it was a very good week for me.

On Monday, I went to a thrift store that's near campus.  I found this awesome lamp. Check out the switch!

While I like her the way she is, she doesn't "go" with my house so I'll probably be painting her black and tricking out whatever lampshade I find.

I also went to Goodwill and finally found a Scrabble game!  I've been looking for one for weeks in about 5 different stores.  Did you know that Scrabble only comes with two M's?  I need more than that!

Oh, I got this too.
It's plastic, but it looks good.  I'm not sure what color I'll end up painting it.  Depends on where I get Charles to put it.

Yesterday, I made a last-minute decision to go by Goodwill after class and Holy Spicoli, I hit the jack-pot.  I say this because I found something that I've been looking for, for weeks.  I make several passes at Goodwill and have gotten my best finds on the 2nd and 3rd passes.  Stuff I just somehow missed the first time around.  Here's what I found on this trip:

Pass One:
Looks like somebody else made their own curtain rods too.  These were $1 each and that's worth it to me just for the finials.

Pass Two:
Be still my beating heart.  What's that, could it be, is it... a cheese dome???  I've been looking for one of these since Allison @ House of Hepworths did her Cheese Dome Turned Cloche and now I have one.. for $2.25!

Pass Three:
What do we have here?  Brackets that go to the curtain rods I picked up on pass one.  Score!!

I got these last week; just didn't post on thrifting then.  I got both for $9.  They've still got the Home Goods stickers on them.  Looks like I saved about $30.  These are going up in our loft/workspace that I'm doing a reveal on next week.

7 crafty peeps said:

  1. You did get some great finds didn't you! Alright!

  2. You found some awesome deals. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a nice comment.

  3. I'm addicted to lamps right now. Can't wait to see what you do with yours!

  4. Great finds! Love the lamp and the cases!

  5. I can't wait to see how your cloche turns out!! You found a great cheese dome!

  6. You certainly find some great deal in your recent thrifting excursion.

    Keep the posts coming.

    Mr. Goodwill Hunting

  7. I love Thrift Shops, garage sales and such. I look for books, kids clothes, and whatever strikes my fancy! Lots of fun!
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