Mar 21, 2012

Thrifty Thurday

Join me today as I join Leigh for Thrifty Thursday over at http://lbratina.blogspot.com/

Ooh, I love it when I get a deal! Isn't this just pretty? Found this at Ross for $4.99!


I couldn't pass this up! Thrift store for $2.99


Love my little fat bird! Isn't she adorable? Got her at TJ Max for $3.99


A basket with flowers for $1.00??? Another Thrift store find and it matches the colors in my kitchen!


This had to be one my favorite finds. It is as you can tell a wall lantern. However, I cleaned it up and this cutie now sits on top of my frig for now. Really like this piece. Another Thrift store find for a mere $2.99.


This picture doesn't do this gold box justice. It is really pretty. Thrift store for $1.99


Love it when I find goodies like this for .75 cents. It was designed to hold a candle on a hanger...


but here is what I done with it...LOVE IT!

It is hard for me to pass up material. Especially when I got enough to do a pair of PJ shorts for one of grands and cover a chair bottom for .99 cents.


Two mirror frames for .75 cents.

and was perfect for my Easter Tablescape...


My little friend here was $1.99. Love him!


 Yeah, I am beginning to really like birds! Found this cutie at the Apple Barn in Tn. for $2.98

Love baskets...any shape or size. Found this one at Marshalls for $3.99. It now sits on top of my kitchen cabinets.

I have been looking for a long skinny rug to go in front of my fireplace but could never find one the color I wanted. Spotted this at Ross and it just so happen to be the colors I wanted and for $11.99 I couldn't pass it up!


Spotted this other pretty rug and the price on it was originally $19.99 with a markdown to $12.99 and then another markdown to $9.99. It had one little tore place on the back of the rug so being part of the Gypsy I think I am I asked if they could take more off the rug....All they can say is NO...right? Well, they said, YES we will. Walked out of Ross with this rug for $2.99. If I am lying I am dieing!!!!! Needless to say my middle daughter Melissa spotted it and since she has bought a new house she just seems to think it will work perfectly in there!!!! (Some things never change)


 Spotted these glass eggs at a place in Tn. At first I thought they had to be paper weights because they were so heavy. I used them as part of my Easter tablescape. They were 50 cents each!


Adorable gravy boat with ladle for $2.99. It now sits on my Bakers Rack and looks oh so cute. 
 

While shopping in a Christian Bible Book store in Tn I saw this adorable this soldier. I just had to have him for $1.99. I am currently teaching a ladies class on Wednesday nights called, "Your Strong Suit" which is teaching us the Armor of God. I wanted this little soldier so I could see him to remind daily that in order to defeat Satan and his enemies I must put on my ARMOR! 


I hope you have enjoyed my deals with me today! Be sure to check Leigh out at http://lbratina.blogspot.com/ and pop in on some of her guests to see their Thrifty finds!


Hugs and blessings, Cindy

10 comments:

  1. Great thrifty finds!! I love that fat bird! too cute!!

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  2. WOW...you are a great little thrifty shopper Miss Cindy. I really love your fat little bird too! I am crazy about baskets as well and I love the pretty glass eggs! I need that rug..that long skinny one! Might have to visit Ross! Connie Royals

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  3. Love all your finds. I can't decide which is my favorite.I am so excited that spring is here and yard sales will be starting. Going to try to hit a few every Friday to see what I can find. Love thrifting!

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  4. Love all your finds. DOn't know which one I like best! So excited that it is yard sale time. Can't wait to go thrifting at them on Friday's.

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  5. I like little birdies, too. I think I got that from my Mamaw who passed away last May! :'( The next time your in this neck of the woods....I'll show you some great thrift stores around here!!! How's that for an offer?!?!?

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  6. Love the great finds you have gotten. Really like that old lantern. You could really decorate that up nice if you wanted to. I too like the birds especially your little fat one! She is cute! Thanks for sharing your goodies with us. Nita B

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  7. Cindy,
    Love all your finds! You really got some great deals. I don't know which I like the best.
    Hugs,
    Donna

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  8. how i love it all! Girl, we were twins before the Lord gave us life!!! I love all your finds....and the thrift stores, (as long as i have some extra cash) are my weekly fun! i know all the good ones from here to the beach! too funny... i love what you did with the frames! so so cute! and the colors of your kitchen, are the colors in my bedroom (yellow/goldish and maroon) . if i had your number, i'd send you a picture of the kitchen barstools i got at the goodwill at the beach! you won't
    believe it! well, a fellow thrift store and yard saler would believe it! not one thing wrong with em! ttys...Richelle Startling

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  9. Oh my goodness Cindy. You are quite the Thrift shopper. I need to go shopping with you.
    I love birds, but my favorite of your finds was the little glass that you covered a bird with. Well, the little soldier was pretty great too.

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Hugs and blessings, Cindy