Antique and Thrift Store Finds

I didn’t find a lot of things this week, but I got some pretty good deals on the things I did find.

I found these first treasures at an antique store near my home:

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Vintage apron: marked down to $3.20.

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Linen table runner: marked down to $3.00.

Old bottles: marked down to $1.00 each. I can’t seem to pass up bottles, especially if they’re marked down.

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Old Insulator: marked down to $3.20. It’s in my boy’s room. I love the color!

These next items I found at Deseret Industries (it’s like Goodwill):

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The white bowl was .50 and the three glass votive holders (I think that’s what they are) were .25 each, but I’m using them as toothpick holders. I think they’re pretty.

I was already going to Deseret Industries because I needed to drop off a few things. I had cleaned out my boy’s room, closet, playroom and upstairs bookshelf. There are 7 garbage bags full of things that no longer fit or they don’t use anymore. I love going to garage sales, but I don’t do them. I would rather donate and not have things hanging around my house till it’s time for the sale.

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I’m linking this to Rhoda over at Southern Hospitality so you can go over and see other Labor Day weekend thrifty finds.

Have a wonderful Labor Day!

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{ 6 comments… add one }
  • Queen of Fifty Cents September 7, 2009, 7:38 am

    I’m like you, we just donate what we no longer need. Way more fun to go to yard sales than to have one! Love the lace on that table runner.

  • The Crazy Suburban Mom September 7, 2009, 9:23 am

    I found an old insulator too but mine is clear and not nearly as interesting as yours! I wish I had a blue one and I think I may be donating mine to a charity shop or something…I cant decide what to do with it! LOL

  • Wendy September 7, 2009, 9:54 am

    You found some great stuff! Love the insulator & bottles!

  • Marie September 7, 2009, 11:10 am

    Lucky finds- I love the color of the insulator too! I find those now and then and always think they look lovely in the light.

  • Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality September 7, 2009, 3:35 pm

    I found a couple of those insulators too at a sale, they do look pretty just sitting with other things. Thanks for joining the party!

  • Rita @ Goodwill Haunting September 8, 2009, 10:03 pm

    Nice finds! I’m like you … love going to yard/garage sales, but would much rather donate unused/unwanted stuff to the thrift store. Once I get to decluttering, I just want them out as fast as I can get them to the donation center!

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