Friday, November 18, 2011

Thrifty Finds

Since moving to Ohio, I’ve made an “in real life” friend in Sue from Sullivan and Murphy.  Sue contacted me to get together shortly after we moved here and this past Thursday was the second time that we met up.  Sue has been very generous in sharing her favorite shopping haunts with me.  Here are some of the things I found on this trip.



I found this great looking pedestal in one shop Sue took me to.  It was only $21.99 and is quite tall.    I’m not really sure what or where I’m going to put it {probably the master bedroom} and the top is large enough to hold a cloche, which is giving me lots of ideas.


At the same place was a large glass jar filled with Scrabble tiles; $.25 a letter!  I started to pull out letters to spell “Creative”, but there was no “C” to be found.  I bought the “reative” anyway, thinking I can pick up a “C” somewhere.  I also pulled out “JOY” figuring I could use it somewhere for the holidays. 



My final find on this trip is this great red, sectioned wood carrying tray.  I think I’m going to leave it red and put it on my coffee table, decorated for Christmas.  At $14.99 I thought this was a great buy! 

Linking up with

Nifty Thrifty Tuesday at Coastal Charm

Tuesday’s Treasures at My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

Treasure Hunt Thurs. at From My Front Porch To Yours



Stitchfork said...

Love the tray! Great color and can see it filled with greens for December!

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Great finds. Love the pedestal and the tray is great for decorating. How fun to find the scrabble tiles too. I love meeting fellow bloggers, they are so much fun. So glad you two got together. Hugs, Marty

Marsha said...

How wonderful Kathy that you made a new "in life" friend!

Great finds!


Olive said...

These are my kind of finds. You know I like boxes. Goodness I find old scrabble games all the time, maybe I should sell them. The table is gorgeous and you are right a cloche would be perfect. We are cloche freaks but in the best possible way. That is so fun that you and Sue go shopping. When I say "blog" to my friends I might as well say "possum." They do not get it. Happy Thanksgiving ♥Olive

Nezzy (Cow Patty Surprise) said...

Girl ya did clean up but I especially covet that little pedestal table, it's just too stinkin' charmin'!!!

I can see the little red tray filled with all sorts of Christmas cheer.

God bless and have a delightful weekend sweetie!!! :o)

Okio B Designs said...

Sweet finds! The reative had me cracking up! Want me to send you a C?


eleven-o-one said...

I love the pedastal and the red tray looks quite useful & pretty. I bet it is fun to find new places to hunt.

Sue said...

We did have a fun day, didn't we, Kathy? Next excursion we have to go to Columbus! Call me when you're ready! LOL
~ Sue

Debby said...

Hi there. I think I received a comment from you from Grandma Yellow Hair interview.
Glad you have met Sue. She is alot of fun. When you two come this way for your adventures I hope to meet you.

Karena said...

Kathy 1st thank you for your kind thoughts and well wishes!!

I am coming along slowly, but surely!

I love your finds especially the pedestal table!!

Love and Hugs,

Art by Karena

Pam Kessler said...

Looks like you found some great deals. Sue is a hoot, glad to see you two live fairly close together. She's wearing out the tires on her car driving over this way.

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Kathy, How fun that you have met Sue and the two of you have been antiquing. She is a sweetheart! Love the pedestal and the color is so pretty. You'll find many uses for the red wood carrier.

Debbiedoos said...

I think that is so fabulous that you and Sue became nice to move to a new place and make a friends so fast. Great scores. I know you will have fun with Sue, she knows the places to go for sure!

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

Hi Kathy....Just read that you met our "Sue"! I am so glad you live close to each other to do some shopping and treasure hunting! We usually meet in the "middle" near Columbus but she is quite the "traveler". Maybe we will meet one of these days!~Hugs, Patti

Nancy's Daily Dish said...

So neat that you two have hit it off. I was at her blog earlier. Love the little table and red caddy! Great finds!


Junky Vagabond said...

Awesome haul - love that red caddy! Visiting from Coastal Charm - Jill

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