Thrifting Thursday

Hey there!  Welcome to Thrifting Thursday!  I am excited to show you what I found recently while I was out thrifting.  I just love me a good deal, don’t you?  I haven’t been a thrifter for very long, but I have always loved a good deal when I find one.

I started thrifting about 4 years ago.  While finding my style, and creating a new look for our home, I started shopping at local thrift stores.  Things would catch my eye. And for a couple of bucks I could paint it, change it up and make it my own.  That’s how it all began.

Now onto Thrifting Thursday…

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Oh my goodness!  Can you believe this was only $10…

What a bargain, right?  It is very rustic and was probably kept outside.  There isn’t hardly even any vanish left on it.  That will make it easy for me to paint.

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Oh! And look at the pulls.  I will keep those on here for sure.

What color should I paint it?  There is a perfect space in our office for this size end table.  The creative juices are flowing…

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My next purchase was only 5 bucks.  It is a vintage dresser mirror made in the 70s.

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I can see the potential for a mirror like this.  I have BIG plans for my new mirror.

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Mirrors are great for any space large or small.

I am having fun collecting vintage tea saucers and cups.

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This trip was all about the saucers.

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I like the saucers with gold trim and accents.

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And, look at the lovely, creamy green saucer.  I HAD to have it!  There wasn’t a price tag, so the manager gave it to me for 25 cents.  YES!

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The same with the silver pedestal.  Twenty five cents again.  It was my lucky day, that’s for sure.  The silver pedestal is silver plated and a little tarnished, but I love the patina on it.  Perfection.

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Do you shop at thrift stores?  What are some of your favorite stores?  What are your favorite thrift finds?  I would love to hear about them.

Thanks for joining me on Thrifting Thursday.  It was a fun post, wasn’t it???

Be sure to come back tomorrow for Field Trip Friday with Pamela with From My Front Porch To Yours.  I can hardly wait for some inspiration from Pamela.  Don’t miss it…


Make it a Thrifting Thursday.


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  1. says

    Meegan. Woo hoo, you found some great things. Love the night stand and mirror. Can’t wait to see how you paint or transform. I had no idea you collected teacups n plates. No wonder we get along…lol. have a great weekend, Lisa

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