A little bit of this and, a little bit of that, makes a little bit of me.

Thrift or Madness?


Younger teen needs some semi-formal black pants and white shirt for her concert performance in a couple of days. Instead of forking out hundreds of dollars, we stopped by our local favorite thrift store. She got everything on her list and me…went wild!
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Soft blanket here is probably hand-woven for a meager $2.50.
A lady was looking at the wrought iron before it made to a shelf. I whispered to myself the whole way she didn’t like it LOL
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The $2 heavy wrought-iron piece will be used for hanging an art quilt in progress
Thrifty trinkets are hard to resist
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$1 Blue ceramic bowl has two notches–one on each side of the top edge, perfect as yarn bowl
I still can’t believe how this heirloom tea set ended up at Goodwill. The decorative box is in decent shape. The pottery pieces weren’t shelved together. I was fortunate that another lady shopper remembered coming across it just the day before and chased me down with all the misplaced pieces. Good karma.
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All these little treasures bring back the wide-eyed wonder of my childhood. What’s your favorite thrifty find?
Star Gazing Waist Decrease Completed
Star Gazing cardigan is growing at snail-pace
Happy crafting and keep those creative juices running!


(still doesn’t do texting, MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, DiggIt…)

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Comments on: "Thrift or Madness?" (1)

  1. […] Like mining for gold hidden treasures are frequently discovered in the wares of Goodwill stores.   My last hunt was back in March.) […]

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