Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Thrift Store Thursday—9/17

I made another stop at the consignment store outlet this week; this time I found a pair of Gap jeans, $1, and an American Girl craft book, $.25.

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At the Salvation Army, a small white platter, $1.29, and 4 clear glass plates, 4/$1.49.  I keep the clear plates on hand for making mini cake plates.

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At Goodwill, a Crate and Barrel platter, $1.  This currently sells on the website for $26.95.

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At United Volunteers 25% off day, a book for the kids, $.30.  I bought it because of the Boston terrier; we have two of them.

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Also, this pack of children’s playing cards (on the right), $.30.  The pack on the left was given to me when my little brother was born thirty-cough-cough years ago.  Same box, same pattern on the reverse side; I’m assuming these are from the same era, although they look like they’ve never been used.

Notice the suits:  hearts, diamonds, stars, and anchors.

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And lastly, again from UV, what I believe has turned out to be my favorite purchase this week—a hobnail milkglass planter, $.75.

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If I added correctly, that’s $6.38 for the week.

Of course, I didn’t show you everything I got, because I also shopped for the giveaway!  Keeping you in suspense!

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17 comments:

Joan@anthinggoeshere said...

There is no Mc Linky up to link to! Help!

Holly said...

Sorry...technical difficulties! I fixed it.

JobandBrittany said...

you got some super great prices! i love all the dishes!!

stop by the goodwill party!

Country Dreaming said...

Great buys-
The Crate and Barrel platter is neat and so is the planter.
I'm still having a white moment.

Melinda

Lucy Marie said...

Great buys. My oldest niece would love that American Girl craft book!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Great finds! Love the hob nob planter!

Jocelyn
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

Cheryl said...

Great treasures! I collect milkglass, I've got a couple of those very same little bowlies myself :-)

Over at the larger bookstores (barnes & noble etc) they have books on milkglass-- oh-my-goodness, so worth going and looking at! There are photos of milkglass items you will probably never see in your lifetime except for in those books.
~Cheryl

Caro's Thrifty Adventures said...

teehee, i've got the same milkglass pot!!

I LOVE those playing cards!!

Martha said...

Nice to meet you!! Delightful finds and I love the hobnail planter, precious! Thanks for sharing and I will link up!

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

Great buys, Holly!!! I love the milkglass planter and the playing cards are adorable. :)

PlantSomeRoots@Lakewood said...

Stopped by to say hi! Love your milkglass planter the best.
Thanks for sharing!
Living it up at Lakewood,
Cindy

Diann @ The Thrifty Groove said...

Hi Holly!
Wow, what a great bargain on the Crate & Barrel plate! Awesome deal.

Caro's Thrifty Adventures said...

Hi Holly! THanks for the comment on my blog :)

I can't believe you were born in Lachine!
I'm in Laval, which is just north of Montreal.
My dad was born and raised in Lachine!!

Miss Mustard Seed said...

I love the hobnail planter. That's a great find!

alanna rose said...

No thrifting for me this week :(
But you got enough great deals to make up for it! Love that planter :)

Sarah said...

Hi Holly! It was lovely to meet you in the thrift this morning. What fun it has been seeing what you have been thrifting in the same thrift stores I frequent! :-)

tales from an oc cottage said...

You scored!!!! We have NO good thrift stores around here...I just might have to venture out of the OC and cross the line into the LA, to see if they have all the good stuff! ;)

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