Saturday, July 20, 2013

Thrifting - This Week' s Bargains

Hubby and I made our usual Saturday morning rounds starting at the local thrift shop.  It's always so packed there with stuff that I have to circle the shop at least twice because I usually miss seeing some things that appeal to me during the first round.  First purchase:  #1 - A Paragon fine bone china teacup for $5.00.

#2 -An ornate silver plated oval tray for $1.00.

#3 - A round cotton floral tablecloth with lace border for $2.50.  This I may keep it as is or cut it up because I am collecting floral fabrics - especially vintage pillow cases - for a valance in my 3 seasons room.  More on that in a future post.
And #4 - Best bargain of the day - I bought 5 sheer floral window panels at only $4.00 a panel.  And the wonderful person who donated these even went to the trouble and expense of cleaning them. Hubby and I hung them up in our parlour as soon as we got home.  Below is how they look on the big window.
The fifth panel we hung inside the entrance to the parlour.  These sheers have seriously changed the complexion of the room.  It feels light and airy in there with a hint of drama. :)  The lace valance is among last week's thrift store purchases.
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2 comments:

Healing Woman said...

I love sales like the one you went to. My favorite of your picks is the china tea cup. A real treasure.

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