Saturday, January 2, 2010

New Year Finds

I was so inspired to read Polly's post A Blank Page that I did a little hunting at my local goodwills looking for that fresh new look!!

this mirror was only 3.99 and it had hubby's initial etched on the bottom, then I realized I had some drape tie back holders sitting in my shed so I hung it from one...

6.00 dollar lamp that had a new shade on it!!!!

After drooling over Pottery Barns new catalog " Farm Style"

I found this for 6.99 with the PB store tag still on it

framed vintage floral print 9.99 love the beveled mirror

Anthropologie journal that had store sticker priced at 30.00
got this for 2.99  So perfect for me to keep decor notes

My six year old Gracie already left me pearls of wisdom...

Is that stinkin cute or what?

If you have not stopped by Sassafras Stuff

make sure you do Polly is such a doll!!!!

Happy January 2nd 2010


Polly said...

Awww Kate, how sweet are you!!! I just got home from a long day working at the shop, and this was such a nice surprise! Thank you for the shout out!

Ok, you found some seriously beautiful things at your local thrift! I am seriously jealous! The mirrors are both gorgeous! All I can say is WOW!!! Great finds!

Thanks again Kate! You are the best!



Anne Lorys said...

What the hey??? In exactly which parallel universe does this Goodwill exist, 'cause I ain't nevah found anything there a tenth as awesome as what you seem to have stumbled upon with such ease!

Good job, and ditto on the Polly plug!


Artsy Fartsy Junkin Finds said...

Girl you found some prized goods there, LOVE them all! Hugs, Janna

Parisienne Farmgirl said...

OH my - what a fun time you had! LOVE the mirror frame!
Love your header photo too - you look so familiar it's driving me nuts. (I know - that probably reads pretty creepy :)
Happy new year.

Its So Very Cheri said...

I love all your finds. Our Goodwill rarely has stuff like this and when they do everything it's soooo over priced.
Thanks for coming by. I love your blog.


Ana said...

Hi Sweety,
Me again...just left you a comment on your "Year of Grace" post. Just wanted to tell you...JEALOUS about your great finds! The mirror looks great, and how awesome that it has your hubby's initial. Got to love those thrift stores! Have a wonderful Monday.

Hugs and Kisses,

Anne Lorys said...

Hey you!
Where did your beauty secrets post go? I was going to print it out and get some of the stuff at Wallyworld (minus the Kinerase, of course) tonight....could ya mail me your list?

Love ya!

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At Town Square said...

OMG You snagged some really great stuff. I go by the thrift stores in my area and they have nothing like this. said...

First of all Gracie is adorable:) You have to keep that little note in that book forever. Second, OMG! I can't believe what treasures you found. I love that mirror! And the way you hung it. The journal is great, they have the most creative things and that PB shelf is fabulous too. Isn't it amazing what a trained eye can find in a thrift shop or even a dollar store for that matter? Have fun!
Capers of the Vintage Vixens

Faded Charm said...

You always find the best stuff at Goodwill. It's really a hit or miss around here. I hope you're having a wonderful week so far.


Wendy said...

All your finds are fabulous! I ADORE the mirror!!

BellaRosa said...

What wonderful treasures you found...I love our thrift stores out here, they have some of the best treasures...I don't even go to Flea markets or yard sales anymore...These are my favorite "Special Boutiques" as my lil 7 yr old niece Bella calls them...she is so right & one of my fav. lil sidekicks on my haunts. Besos, Rose

ps. you have a beautiful family...with you as it's heart :)

Gretchen said...

A post filled with lovely finds from Goodwill. Amazing finds! The mirror, white shelf and journal are fabulous.
Enjoying your blog so much, I'm going to become a follower.

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