Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Thrifty Tuesday finds

I'm breaking out of my bloggy dry spell today to link up to Linda's very first Nifty Thrifty Tuesday party. You can join in the fun at Coastal Charm.

My favorite thrifty finds today came from Hobby Lobby. Here's what I found...


The pears were  only $1.20 each! I see paint in their future - something like the green one here...

The tall thingys were $4 and $8. These look like the perfect candidates for a gorgeous chippy paint technique that I saw blogged about, if I could only find it again! I'll probably take the easy way out & paint them then add some glazing. Either way, they have a lot of potential. My total came to $17....original price for all this would have been $78!! Yay for 80% off! And double yay for Hobby Lobby gift cards!!!

I made out pretty well at the thrift store, too.


The candlesticks, at $1.50 each, will be spray painted and added to my decorating stash. Like-new Levis for my hubby, a new pair of Liberty's for my little country boy ( he's six, and recently decided he liked his overalls when his little sister told him, "You look like a MAN in those!"). I also got a new Waverly dust ruffle for our bed. All that was $6.88 each - a bit steep for me 'cause I prefer yard sale prices. Very good prices compared to retail, though. The Nautica khakis were $1.50 or so. 

I enjoyed sharing my finds. I can't wait for yard sale season to start - hopefully that'll be this weekend! Then we should have some really thrifty finds!

Thanks, Linda, for letting us party at your place!


  1. I can't wait for yard sale season either! Sooo tired of all the snow for sure! I love the HL pears..I didn't see any at mine..darn it. Probably just as well though...I have to pull myself outta there as it is..lol.

    Hugs ~ Angie

  2. HL is having an awesome sale...I got some goodies last week:) Luv your pairs! Thanks for coming to my NIFTY THRIFTY TUESDAYS party!


  3. Oh I want to go to HL now! TFS and be blessed. Cindy

  4. Love the pears! Thank you so much for the tip on melting the edges of the ribbon. Worked perfectly!