Thrifty Things Friday #123

Hi everyone!

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Fall is my favorite time of the year and I am so ready for it. But, I want it to last about 4-5 months! LOL Since it has been on my mind, I have been looking at all the fun fall décor that is out now at the stores.

When I stopped by Michael’s the other day, I saw all the gorgeous Fall wreaths hanging around. And that really got me in the mood so start thinking about my own Fall wreath.

The last several years I have been buying the Ashland  “summer” florals when they go clearance. They always have a lot of flowers that look like Fall to me so, I generally can get a decent deal on some florals for my Fall wreath.

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See, don’t these look like Fall to you? All the summer florals in this collection are clearanced 80% off right now. Although some things were even lower than that.

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I figure I will add some Fall leaf picks to toss in the mix and these will all make a nice wreath for a fraction of the cost if I purchased the florals marked for Fall.

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I also thought these little bird doodads would look cute tucked into the wreath here and there. They were originally $1.99 and rang out at .20 cents each.

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A little orange votive holder bird cage for .59 cents.

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A couple of peacock feather picks to add.

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I hadn’t paid attention to the tag when I grabbed these feathers. They weren’t Ashlands Summer collection.

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For whatever reason, they came up at only .01 cents each! I looked for more but, I think I grabbed the only two. So, when you are at Michael’s check out the clearance summer florals and pick out some Fall looking stems for a great deal!

Linda and I are looking forward to seeing what you have to share with us today!

19 comments :

  1. Thank you so much for hosting.
    Big hugs,
    FABBY

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  2. Wow! I don't think I've EVER bought anything for a penny! How amazing! You did good! And I think the colors of Fall are the prettiest for decorating! Sweet hugs!

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  3. Feathers for a penny! Now that's about as thrifty as one can get. Thanks for hosting!

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  4. Thanks so much for hosting!! I am heading to Micheal's tomorrow!!

    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  5. Hi Diann and Linda; great buys from Michaels. Looking forward to seeing those features in a project. Thanks for hosting.
    Joy

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  6. You found some awesome end of summer deals that are perfect for Fall. I promise I'll feel like fall decorating once I get back from my trip! Love the colors you found. I'm ready for some cooler days for sure!
    hugs,
    Linda

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  7. Thanks for hosting Diann & Linda! Who buys anything for 1 cent anymore??? Why, Diann of course. Even 20 cents is amazing!

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  8. Forgot to say, I LOVE using the new link up, so quick and easy!

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  9. Great buys! You sure know how to shop! Thanks again for hosting.

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  10. These are going to make a gorgeous wreath! Can't believe the penny ones!! I need to go to Michael's! Thanks for sharing!

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  11. All I can say is...WOW. WOW. and WOW.

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  12. Goodness you find the best deals! That little dinky bird cage thingy is so cute. Can't wait to see what you make with it. Have a good weekend. - Dawn

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  13. I love Michael s home decor. And if you don't have a coupon it is usually on sale anyway.

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  14. Our Michaels left town. It was such a loss. You got some great finds.

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  15. Feathers look so elegant in a wreath. Can't wait to see what you create!!! Thanks for the party!

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  16. Hello I'm your latest follower and it's my first time partying with you. Hope you'll stop by my blog as well and maybe follow along!
    Thanks for hosting!
    Amber

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  17. You are always in the right place at the right time it seems! Great finds, and thanks so much for hosting!
    Hugs,
    Patti

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