Tag Archives: thrift stores

Interesting Containers …Floral Friday

Thrift stores can yield some unique finds. This was certainly true this week. I found a few cute, interesting vessels at arms reach, practically in front of me in the stores. An applied flower with the tops of two petals … Continue reading

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Fun With Finds …Floral Friday

If I ever change the name of Floral Friday, it should become Fun with Finds.  I say that, because nearly all of the elements used in my little creations are special “finds”.  That is, I rarely purchase the vases, mechanicals, and … Continue reading

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I Like Second Hand Clothing

Maybe I love thrift stores and consignment shops too much.  I meet friends and acquaintances at them several times per month.  The manager and employees of the local Goodwill Store and I know each other on a first name basis. … Continue reading

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An Intriguing Table Lamp

I scouted the thrift store in Wayne, Nebraska for an old lamp to showcase interesting light bulbs.  Old or unique light bulbs should be displayed in unique fixtures.  There happened to be two old table lamps in the store that … Continue reading

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We Love Bargains

“A good or service acquired at a price advantage to the buyer.”  I remember this definition of the noun “bargain” from a marketing seminar I attended a few years ago. At first, it seemed quite obvious.  After a little thought, … Continue reading

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An Odd Weekend Clock Repair

I recently discovered a brand new thrift store in Wayne, Nebraska. While browsing there, I stumbled across an odd-looking electric clock. Of course I impulsively bought the thing; because it was 50-cents, I’d be foolish not to do so. The … Continue reading

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Secondhand Wardrobe Week

As the first-born in my family, I was given brand new clothing. As I continued to grow,  my brother often received my hand-me -downs.  Of course, he got new shoes, undergarments, and a few new shirts.  Mark was the secondhand … Continue reading

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