Sunday, October 11, 2009

A fun Friday for under six dollars

I don't go to garage sales all that often even at their peak but I stole my mom on Friday and the two of us hit the town.

I found this lovely white cotton round tablecloth with a little cotton lace trim for $2. I'm dreaming of a lovely afternoon tea...

I'm hoping this will hold a sign for me at the holiday bazaars coming up. It was 25 cents.

I found these pieces at separate sales but they go pretty well together! The brass candleholder is a partylite holder and was 10 cents (it won't stay brass long) and the candle is real wax and vanilla scented but it isn't a real candle! There's a switch on the bottom to "light it up". It has a gorgeous carved detail to it and cost me 25 cents. It even still had working batteries in it.

This five piece vintage pyrex set cost me $2. I love vintage pyrex.

Of course my mom got large bowls in patterns like this for wedding gifts so they don't seem vintage to her. :)

Got this Italian charm bracelet charm for 10 cents. I used to have a keychain like this in high school. It started as kindof a joke when I talked my dad into buying me a super sparkly fab necklace for formal but in truth I am a lot like my dad, so I guess that makes me a daddy's girl. He's been gone for three years now and I appreciate little reminders like this.

This entire basket full of styrofoam balls cost me $1.

And I got these two from the free box at one sale. They are damaged (broken hinge and missing lid) but I figured I could come up with something interesting. The gold one is just a trinket box but the piano is a music box.

I spent a whole $5.70 - try to find entertainment (plus goods) for that price anywhere else!


Suzy said...

Looks like you found some great buys! We are yard sale fanatics! Found your blog through Vanessa at Fanciful... I'll see you at the Halloween Fete! Love your pics and your blog!

Maggi said...

Wowowowow, what finds! I never get that lucky at yard sales! lol Love the Pyrex!!

Cat said...

Oh, I love that music box!

And, though I don't comment, I wanted to say I adore your blog. Simple adore it. Whenever a post pops up in my google reader I devour it. You make me wish I was creative with objects. Fantastic!

Miss•Elena•Eous said...

Wow! Those are some awesome deals. You are quite the bargain hunter.

Heather @ Sugar N Spice Mostly Nice said...

Wow great finds! Love the trinket box, love even more that it was FREE!!

Linda - one scoop at a time said...

Where do you find vintage pyrex for $2 for all those bowls? Amazing deal. I sometimes have to pay $2 for just a lid.

Laume said...

I'm old enough to remember that kind of pyrex from my childhood but I still love to grab it up when I find it now.