thrifty treasures

My Thrifty Treasures: Cute Message Board and Toile Cups

February 23, 2013
metal grocery list board, country kitchen

I was pretty lucky again this weekend during my visits to two local thrift stores: I bought this cute metal grocery list for $4, and the rest of the items for just a couple dollars each. How cute are those toile cups! I already used the mason jar drinking glass for flowers and the white […]

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My Thrifty Treasures: Bust Sculpture and Butter Box

November 26, 2012 Thrifty Treasures

I found some amazing thrifty treasures lately! I bought this cute bust of a little boy for only $2.99. And it immediately found a place in one of our bookcases, right between Landon’s German board books. And I found these five vintage cups from England with saucers for $15, that adorable butter box for $1.49, […]

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My Thrifty Treasures: Why Today Was a Success

October 21, 2012

I made $100 today selling my soy candles and gift baskets at Somers’ Harvest Festival. That was less than I had hoped to make — but wait until you see what I bought with that money and why all my hard work was worth it! I had been up preparing for the sale until 3:30 […]

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My Thrifty Treasure: Iron Fireplace Mantle

October 8, 2012
antiques at The Barn at Sundial Farm, Ossining, NY

Remember my post about the three barns full of antiques and vintage treasures at the Barn at Sundial Farm? I actually helped out to take care of the store this weekend while Diane and Tim were out of town. On my first visit I mentioned to them that they should think of me if they […]

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