Sunday, July 12, 2009

Thrifty Treasures

I went a little crazy on Friday (bought more than I needed to) but I found some wonderful things at great prices.


I bought the silver tray at G.W. for $1.00. It’s hard to tell from the picture but it has some beautiful scroll work around the edges. I already had the tea lights. Fun way to mix old with new which is something I enjoy doing throughout our home.




This was another G.W. find. I paid $7.99 but think it was overpriced. Click here to see this little guy get a makeover.





Ta-dah….I think it turned out great! Sometimes things just need a little love!

Purchased this at Salvation Army for $2.99. When Christmas rolls around I plan to fill it with green Christmas ornaments. For now it’s hanging out under my end table.


I was flipping out when I stumbled across this beauty at a local thrift store. It’s in great condition and became mine for $8.99. You may think this is expensive but it’s a Lenox serving tray. I looked at the Lenox website and silver trays half the size of this one were $65.00. That means that I got a STEAL! It’s shocking what people get rid of.

This is the back of the tray.


This G.W. purchase is not too exciting. I’ve wanted one awhile but it was not something I had to have. I’ve seen it in stores for $20.00. I purchase this new, never out of the box for $5.00. Now that’s a price I’m happy with.


4 brand new place mats (still had the tags on them) purchased at G.W. for $8.00. Not sure that’s a huge deal but I liked them and they were cheaper than ones I’ve seen at Ross.



Thanks so much for stopping by. I can’t wait to see what YOU found over the weekend. I thought I would leave you with a few pictures of little Abby. She’s not a big fan of the camera so I was tickled to get these shots of her hanging out under the bed.




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13 comments:

  1. You did get some good deals - especially the Lenox tray. Very pretty lamp. You did good. :)
    Glenda

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  2. Wow, I'm going to have to keep an eye out for Lenox trays! Great find! But I especially liked reading about the makeover for the GW lamp...it came out great! I do think the $7.99 was a little on the high side, but you made it work for you! Thanks for sharing pictues of Abby ... she is adorable! Please come visit some time!

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  3. Awwwww your puppy is sooo sweet.....I have 2 chiweewees...love them !
    Your lamp rocks - love the color and shade !
    I can't believe that tray - great eye girl !
    Brita water - I would have bought it too !!!
    Doing so good !
    Hugs ~ Kammy

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  4. You found some really great things!!

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  5. Great finds and I love the lamp redo, it looks awesome!

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  6. OOOH1 I'm in love with that Lenox tray--WHAT A FIND! Little Abby sure looks sweet in those pictures. Hope to see you over my way soon (I happen to have started my first Giveaway today-- a Christmas Dog collar)...

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  7. Great finds and a great lamp makeover!

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  8. Kendra, great finds! I love them all & that lamps rocks. Great find on the Lenox tray too, way to spot the name brand.

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  9. Great finds! Your lamp is fabulous!

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  10. Oh Abby is soooo adorable!

    Good score on that Lenox tray! I love it when that happens!

    Manuela

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  11. The red bowl is to perfect. You can certainly use more than at Christmas. The lamp is wonderful.

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