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Sunday, August 2, 2009

Oh, Happy Day!

This weekend's yard sales were fiiinnneee! I had a wonderful day and want to share with all of you my wonderful finds--to that end, I'm linking up with Rhoda at Southern Hospitality for Today's Thrifty Treasures. Make sure to visit her and all the other ladies for awesome finds!

I had the best luck with yard sales and Goodwill. Our local GW has 1/2 price day the first Saturday of every month. I hit the mother lode this time!

See these?

See this?

Can you make this out?
Now divide it in half!

Yep! Eight--count 'em--eight 14" galvanized chargers from Pottery Barn! For $3.00!! Score!

I've been wanting to try rebounding, but didn't want to shell out a couple hundred dollars for a mini tramp. Picked up this guy at a yard sale for $20! And I've already used the DVD that came with it--talk about sweating! This is something I think I can stick with.

Cute unusual spice rack for $2 at a yard sale

I think this was a mail organizer in another life. It now sits on an end table in the living room and holds all our remotes. $1 at a yard sale.

Yard sale books - $1 for both

A cute rusty shelf for 50 cents--this will get a facelift and a new home on the deck

Bentwood rocker--$10 at GW
Oh, and see the white thing on the left? That's one of those breakfast in bed trays. $1.50 at Goodwill

Lovely ceramic plates -- $1 each at a yard sale

Beautiful pitcher - $1 at same sale

Beloved Depression glass from a yard sale (I say that with a grain of salt). Their prices were more like an antique store, but I'm a sucker for glassware. The creamers were $5 each and the parfait was $15. It and the creamer are pink (my favorite color for Depression glass).

Yard sale wicker and metal basket - $1

And the grand finale: my hubby's best find--a solid oak roll top desk and chair for $100. Can't wait to clean these babies up and get them in his office!

So what'd YOU get??


Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

Great buys! :) I love the little metal shelf. That will be great outdoors. :) Visiting from Rhoda's party. :)

JobandBrittany said...

love the office chair and decor magazines!!

Anny said...

That rocker is incredibly beautiful - and those charger plates were a steal!

Christie said...

WOW! Great stuff... I went to about 6 sales. I got one set of christmas place mats for $1 :-( Boo.. I didn't have much luck at all.

abeachcottage said...

visiting from Rhodas, love your thrifty finds!

the charger plates are great


Lauren said...

Wow. I hope you go yard sale-ing for me when you come down!

Nicole @ BugaBoos said...

Love all your finds! Tons of great things! Love the rolltop and chair!!

Angela said...

You did good girl!

Kammy said...

Hi Beverly !
You did hit the mother load !
I am still drooling over those chargers - wow !
All your other stuff was cool too !
Good Job !~

~~Carol~~ said...

I love the rolltop and chair! And what a great deal! Those desks are so nice, because you can just roll that top down, and all of the clutter disappears! Those books were a steal, and I love that metal shelf alot too! You did great, girlie!

ThriftyAnnabella said...

Great finds!!

Pink Roses and Teacups said...


I'm visiting from Rhoda's blog! Nice finds you got. Beautiful desk and chair. They should look beautiful all cleaned up. Love the little white stand too!

Kelli said...

I know you had fun finding all your deals!! Fabulous!!

liz said...

I feel like I'm having deja vu...almost like I was there! Is that creepy or what?

Lori E said...

You must have a big car to get all these goodies home. Leave some for t rest of us would you.

lagirl/sweet tea said...

You are on a Great, thrifty, roll, GF. Great finds! Love those 3 plates and the roll top desk, especially!! There are NO GW finds here, but when I go to Tulsa there are lots to be found.

Thanks for your kind words on my Blog. I love my Bloggy friends!!

Sue said...

Beverly, You would fight me for the floral garlands? lol I would fight you for the glassware!! Love the pink parfait glass- I call them spooners- will have to do a pink saturday with them sometime. Your got some really neat things.... love the rusty 50 cent shelf, the metal basket, and of course, the desk.
:-) Sue

holly said...

renew my invite to the cravath family blog. it has expired

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