White and Red Treasure Finds

Yes, I should be canning tomatoes right now, but geez, it has been almost a week since I joined any parties! So, I decided to take a few pictures of some of the treasures I got. And they fit perfectly with White Wednesday and Rednesday!

So check out these two wonderful parties when out get the chance!




Please ignore the quick staging of these items and I haven't had a chance to even clean them yet. I just wanted to show them to you and didn't take the time to plan ahead. LOL

I found this large white Ironstone pitcher. It has a fruit motif on it. One side, Pineapple and the other a pear and other fruit. I love the size and it will be a great pitcher to use for ice water or iced tea.




If you remember, a week or so ago I posted about how hard it is to find yellow dishes or serving items. Well, see what happens! As soon as you post it out there for the world to see, I find a couple of yellow serving dishes! Hummmm, maybe my next post should be about not finding any money anywhere!! LOL

This is an Ironstone serving bowl and platter set. I love the daffodil design around the edges.






Here are two salad size plates. I really liked the designs and the dark green lattice. They will mix and match with several dinner plates I have.






This is a pretty Fitz and Floyd rose canape plate. It has a few chips, but I still liked it enough to get it.



I have to say, I thought about Sue over at It's a Very Cherry World when I saw these fruit design plates. One feature cherries on it. I think this is a fun set and will mix and match with many solid color plates.







So, those were my treasures from that thrifting adventure. Now, here is the important part. I went to this secondhand store with ONLY ten dollars in my wallet...no credit cards or checkbook! Just a ten dollar bill. I purchased everything you see on this post and left with .56 cents in my pocket!! I would have went over my ten dollar budget but, I talked the lady into throwing in the Fitz and Floyd rose plate for free and reducing the price on the pitcher a little bit. I was very happy with my deals!



21 comments :

  1. You sure know how to wheel and deal, dontcha? Neat finds!

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  2. Hi Diann! Wow did you get some wonderful finds and it is astounding that you paid so little for such a big haul! I love the fruit...so warm and homey. But that daffodil set!!!! You don't really see too many of them! Wonderful for spring! Karen

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  3. Great thrifty treasures Diann!! I love those fruity dishes and the pitcher is wonderful too!

    Blessings!
    Gail

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  4. You found some wonderful treasures. I love the fruit or flower theme on all of them. So pretty. Great bargain hunting. Hugs, Marty

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  5. Diann,
    I love all of those dishes are fantastic! I love the yellow ones but I absolutely adore the one with the rose on it!
    I just came back from my favorite Half Price Sale at one of the local Thrift Stores. Stop be tomorrow to see what goodies I got!
    Debbie

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  6. Wow what a deal! You must be a great negotiator :-) Everything is so lovely. I have not been doing too good at bargain hunting lately :-(

    Jocelyn
    http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

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  7. Hi Diann,
    I love all your finds..ooo,that pitcher and the daffodil set,well,that's just happy dance good. They're wonderful pieces..

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  8. I love the yellow dishes. Daffodils are such cherry flowers. great finds.

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  9. I bet you've been going through withdrawals, not being able to blog while you were camping! I know I would be! I love when I say I'm having a hard time finding something, and then a few days later it appears for me. Those yellow dishes are so gorgeous, and you're right that yellow is hard to find! And I think we're all drooling over those fruit plates. When you can grow anything, you have a green thumb. You always find such wonderful things, so I think you have a lucky thumb!
    Happy REDnesday!
    Carol

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  10. I used to have the entire collection of those yellow flowered dishes..My goodness I can't believe I gave them away..sigh. Oh well, they went to a friend.

    Loved what you shared and oh girl..you did awesome for under 10 dollars..!

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  11. I'm impressed! Cute treasures-love the fruit plates

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  12. Great finds, Diann...love that you negotiated the price to your pocketbook!

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  13. The Daffodil serving bowl and platter are so beautiful! Great job getting the most for your money.

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  14. I love the daffodils, very happy looking!

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  15. wonderful finds. I have never seen anything like these before. Thanks so much for sharing.Mica/The Child's Paper

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  16. Looks like ten dollars worth of treasures!

    hugs
    Sissie

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  17. Well done!! I really like all your new treasures!! They are just more fun as they were less than $10!!
    Happy Wednesday!
    Hugs, Lisa

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  18. Great job!! I love the pitcher and the plates are adorable
    xoxo Pattie

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  19. I missed you! Glad you found some great items. Love all those plates but the one's with the green border are my fav's I think. Of course I LOVE, LOVE!! the white with the yellow flowers on the serving piece! Don't ya love thrifting karma!

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  20. Wow, you got a lot of really lovely things for a great price! You were certainly in a Thrifty Groove that day!
    Hugs,
    Dawn

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  21. You did all right with your $9.44! I like all of the fruit plates - they're very nice!

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