A couple of Thrift Store Finds

My mom and I did a little thrifting last week and we picked up a few things. I got this set of 2 dinner plates and 2 bowls for $1.99. Since it is just Troy and I (the little princess still has her very OWN dinnerware. LOL), I occasionaly pick up just 2 settings of dishware. I will see some beautiful patterned dishes and add up in my head how much it would cost to buy a complete 4 piece setting and then just buy a 2 piece setting! LOL I really like variety. I think it is fun and sometimes different meals look better on different dishes. And, well, if you haven't noticed by now, I LOVE DISHES!!



I am always keeping my eye out for different cheap "lifts" for candles and other decorative items. So, I found this ceramic candle pillar for only .79 cents. It's green now but, after Christmas it may just change colors! LOL




And I got this little bell jar for .99 cents.



To see what other folks got while out thrifting, head over to these blogs:

"2nd Time Around" at A Picture is Worth a 1,000 Words

"Goodwill Finds" at Dalomba Days

"Thrifty Thursday" at Tales from Bloggeritaville



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9 comments :

  1. These are some great finds; love the dishes! All of mine are different, and it's really fun to choose a different dish for each meal.

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  2. You have been busy!! Love your treasures! Your littl jar is so sweet. I need one of those for my kitchen table. I haven't switched my clothes but it looks like it will be upper 70's the rest of the week so I don't need to. Have a great day. We are off to the State Fair.
    Hugs, Lisa

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  3. Diann, loved seeing what you found out thrifting! I agree with you about china... it's fun to have different patterns. I also enjoy mixing it up! What you found is very pretty.

    Happy Thrifty Thursday...

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  4. You got some great deals. I especially like the dishes, they are so cheerful & bright. Looks like the candleholder is just a match for the green in the dishes. What a match!

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  5. The dishes are very pretty. Great finds!!!

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  6. Diann,
    Great finds!Thanks for linking up to thrifty Thursday, sweet friend! And thanks for dropping by Bloggeritaville!
    Leigh
    Tales from Bloggeritaville
    www.lbratina.blogspot.com

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  7. Great finds and I love "lifters" too !
    Kammy

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  8. Pretty dishes at a thrifty price!

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  9. Great stuff! Love that little bell jar!

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