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Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday

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By Sara In AZ   Let’s check out my latest thrift finds this week! Magazine stands……album stands….call them what you will, I just love them to bits! I mean really – could you resist a raccoon cookie jar!? I found a Universal Statuary chalkware plaque. Of course I only found…

Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday

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By Sara In AZ   Let’s check out my latest thrift finds this week! This bust was actually found at a flea market, she was so pretty though I just could not leave her behind! Hee! Pig salt and pepper shakers! These seriously crack me up! Oh gosh…..I’ve admitted it…

Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday

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By Sara In AZ Now that I have a bit more time on my hands…..seeing that we have been able to put down our hard-core rehab belts for a while……I have more time to hit up the thrift stores! I have decided that I will try to post my newest…

Thrift Finds: 1930’s Nancy Drew, Viki Barr, Cherry Ames and Judy Bolton

Thrift Finds: 1930’s Nancy Drew, Viki Barr, Cherry Ames and Judy Bolton

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By RetroRuth Attention!!!! My local Goodwill considers all Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, Viki Barr, Cherry Ames, Judy Bolton, Trixie Belden and Hardy Boys to be children’s books. Do you know what that means??? It means that I got… …all… …of these… …for… …25 cents each!!! It was a good weekend.…

More Flea Market and Antique Store Finds

More Flea Market and Antique Store Finds

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By Sara In AZ ______________________________________________________ Here is the wrap up to my Texas Flea Market and Antique Store Finds! We found these cute little vintage shadowboxes with mirrored backs and this HUGE Flamingo! I found this old Collins bag. I love the horse and carriage motif. We found these old…

Tuesday’s Retro Guest – Sara LOVES Goodwill!!!!

Tuesday’s Retro Guest – Sara LOVES Goodwill!!!!

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Thanks to Sara for this great guest post.  Gotta give the love to Goodwill! OK, I admit I have been obsessing over Goodwill lately. There are 3 Goodwills really close by my house, and it seems like I am ALWAYS going in there and trying to find a new kitschy goody. And…

New Mid-Century Dishes – Mikasa Elite Calibou

New Mid-Century Dishes – Mikasa Elite Calibou

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Check out the fabulous new dishes!!  Tom and I got these from my parents for our anniversary which is coming up on Thanksgiving Day. They say on the bottom: Mikasa Elite Narumi Calibou. From what I can find out, this is from the time when Mikasa was primarily an importer.  This pattern was produced…

Recent Thrifting Finds – Vintage Board Games

Recent Thrifting Finds – Vintage Board Games

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I haven’t been posting as many of my great vintage finds as I should be, so I thought I would remedy that with this post. I have been addicted to vintage boardgames lately, and not just the classic ones.  The ones I really like are the ones that aren’t around…

Awesome Mid-Century Furniture on Ohio C-List

Awesome Mid-Century Furniture on Ohio C-List

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Here is some great furniture, thanks to reader Carolyn for finding this!  This little display stand is amazing, and I adore the color.  And $30!  Carolyn said the seller would be willing to ship, too, so if this is your dream piece, go for it! The seller also has this…

Thrifting Find of the Week – Vintage Blown Glass Italian Cockatoos

Thrifting Find of the Week – Vintage Blown Glass Italian Cockatoos

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Here is my most recent thrifting find.  Two fabulous vintage hand-blown glass birds from Murano, Italy.  They are about a foot tall, and are matching but not identical. I picked these up while I was at Goodwill, for a surprising $6 for the pair.  Amazing.  Unfortunatly, this is another thing…

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