Had to share with you some recent finds at my local thrift store and consignment store.
First, a sweet little find at the thrift store. I don't usually find a lot of great finds there, but this was sitting in the window and I just had to have it for the summer. It's not vintage although I think it looks like it is.
The vintage tablecloth I already had. These hobnail plastic glasses were a Target find a few years ago.
Can't you just see us enjoying an icy cold lemonade or refreshing iced tea out on the patio? Or maybe a cocktail? This is just $3 for some easy summer livin'!
The next thing I found was this sweet little mug at the consignment store. It's a Spode mug. It's really too small for my lattes, but it's the perfect size for taking my vitamins and medicine with. It looks so cute next to the little basket we keep our pill boxes in. It matches our vintage 1951 kitchen tile perfectly! All that for $1.50!
Finally, we come to the best find of the day.
Four place settings of an old Spode pattern called Chelsea Wicker. It was in production from 1954 -2003. I'm pretty sure this is older rather than newer. I got all these pieces for $20.
The owner of the consignment store thinks there might be some other pieces around and she'll call me when she finds them. I have loved this pattern for a long time. It is so sweet and versatile.
Now what will I do with them? First, they need a really good bath and then - I'm not sure, but I'm thinking about using them every day once "My New Love" gets installed in the kitchen. And no, we're not making any progress on that yet. Summer vacation is always the time when teachers get most of their home improvement projects done.
Oh I have to show you this lamp I found at the store too. I can't say I adore the entire lamp, but the shade is so cool to me. I might have to go back for it. What do you think?
Well I hope you have enjoyed seeing some of my latest finds. I always like to see the incredible bargains others find.
What have you found lately? C'mon, let's go for a coffee and talk about it.