Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Thrifty Hunting

For the last 2-3 months on most weekends, I have enjoyed garage/estate/thrift saling so much !  I have discovered that I'm pretty good at it too.  Not only do I find treasures, but I also get to meet nice and very interesting people, like I did with Carol.  Carol teaches a class on how to make your own fresh mozzarella cheese and yogurt at one of the local community centers.  I am signing up to take this class from her in October. 
I'm working on bringing a feminine touch to our home here in Minnesota with things I like and make me happy.
This is my dresser in our bedroom and above it is a bookshelf, which I have removed all of the books (except for one) and made it my own.
Thank God for very generous relatives! 
Laura, Hubby's cousin, has been cleaning out her house, and I happen to be the very lucky and grateful recipient!  Thank you Laura!
 It amazes me how all of these three pieces go together.  The radio belonged to her Dad.
 I fell in love with this clock, bunny and tiny little frame!

 I have a love for purses, mostly leather, but recently I have developed a love for vintage purses.  I found this one at an antique store.  It was my lucky day.  The store was running a 50% of discount at this one booth.  Mine!!!
 Now this purse, I found at an estate sale.  It was the last day for this sale, and I came home with it for a mere $1.  Both purses were made in Japan.

The light tan basket/bag has been my summer schlepping bag, or as I call it "my Birkin Bag"!  It has leather handles and it was only $1.
The small dark basket on the top shelf will become my sewing basket.
I see I have more space on the top shelf...which means...I just have to continue hunting for special treasures!