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Archive for the 'Thrift Store Finds' Category

Thrift Shop Linens

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Thrift Shop Linens We’ve been busy. Really busy. The gardens have been a challenge, still working on getting them in shape. We finally have a contractor coming in to work on bathroom updates and a few other things. We have rebuilt stairs for two back entries. I’ve not been to the thrift stores lately because […]

Post St. Pat’s Find

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Famous Scots It was interesting to head to the thrift store this morning, post St. Pat’s to find the Scottish themed tablecloth, shown in the image above. Machined lace, of course I grabbed it for $1.50, who wouldn’t. It was probably a souvenir and relatively contemporary one at that, and likely never used. Once home, […]

Craigslist Score

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Victorian Chair Sunday morning I looked at Craigslist furniture-by-owner listings. Force of habit, really. I am not seriously looking for anything other than a matched set of two chairs suitable for a guest room and keeping my options open for storage possibilities for the office. Craigslist leisure browsing really. I do secretly dream of finding […]

Busy Week

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

Vintage Kitchen Tools This has been an exceptionally busy week. We have had a friend visiting us and have had some marathon sessions (as in working 15 hours straight until 5 a.m.) geared toward making his company website fully functional. It is nearly ready, and I can’t wait to tell you all about it! It […]