Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Thrifty Treasures

So glad that Rhoda is having one more Thrifty Finds Party. I so wanted to show you all my new handbag. I heart handbags and this little one is a beauty. Found it at, you guessed it, the GW. It looked like a quality leather handbag and had no signs of wear. So bought it for $3.99. When I got home I looked up the brand name "hype" I couldn't find another leather handbag of that name for under $200. Whoo hoo!



Funny story... my hubby took me to dinner the other evening and I asked him what he thought of my new handbag? He rolled his eyes and said how much did you spend, when I told him $3.99 his eyes nearly popped out. He then gave me permission to buy as many $3 handbags as I want. Thank you honey! Isn't she a beauty? Can you be in love with a handbag?





Okay, I have been keeping an eye out for some great silver pieces and I found them this week at the GW of course. The platter and the tea pot were each $7.99. Well worth the extra price. Heavy quality silver. Couldn't wait to shine it up.
Okay so I got it on here backwards..
These are very small little tins, that have some great pattern on them, they were a surprise inside a box of trims and ribbons. I thought they were so cute.
This is a kitchen towel I think. I bought it for the color and the Paris flare. It is darling.




This is a crewel pillow top, just so colorful, couldn't resist.



I bought this children's book for a quarter, cause I just love the art inside. Reminds me of my sister.
She looks like my sister, when she was in her twenties.

My wonderful Toucan hand mirror. $.99 at GW.



Thanks for joining me and be sure to check at Rhoda's Southern Hospitality, Thrifty Finds party.











14 comments:

  1. That is all you paid for silver? Wow. That seems inexpensive to me.
    You got lots of good finds.

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  2. Hi Marla! You found some great stuff! You got a deal on the handbag! And I love the toucan mirror! Isn't it wonderful how everyone is dumping their silver at GW? I've gotten some really nice pieces! Love the pillow, too! Happy week!...Debbie

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  3. You have an eye for bargains! The toucan mirror is really unusual (around here anyway). You can't beat the price of that purse. WOW!

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  4. What a steal bargain on the silver! The purse is GORGEOUS!

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  5. Wow, your GW sounds amazing! If I found deals like those, I would practically live at that store! Thanks for stopping by my blog today.

    Hugs-
    Tyler

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  6. really nice things, Marla
    That is so funny that to me that someone bought a $200 handbag and then did not use it. Lucky for you though.

    Thanks for the advice about painting drawer pulls - I will pass your advice on to my DD.

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  7. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I am loving your HYPE bag--quite a FIND! Love all the rest of you goodies, too!

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  8. Good finds! I just bought a purse that's very similar at Goodwill for $3.00 also. Nicely done! I also love the pillow and silver tray.

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  9. Hi, thanks for stopping in. Yes I do collect Santas. Just the old fashioned or different styles. Not the Coke Cola type.
    I have been posting them almost daily for a month now and I have enough to keep posting until Christmas. I know, I know, I have a problem.

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  10. Marla, you got SO many great things!! I just love, love that handbag, it is a real beauty. WOW! You can't get enough purses. You did great last week.

    And thanks SO much for your sweet comments at Kim's blog. I really appreciate them! xoxo

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  11. I love that handbag! That's cute that you can buy all the $3 bags you want LOL! You got lots of great stuff!

    Yes, I think the drought it over! Thankfully the weather is going to be soooo much better this week!

    Manuela

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  12. Wow, I', gonna come shop at your Goodwill! Great finds! I discovered you via Deb's blog (Common Ground), so nice to "meet" you!
    ~ Anne

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  13. Marla, WOWIE but you found some goodies at the GW!!! Never, never does our store have good finds at rock bottom prices. That seems to be a sad lament throughout blogland. But YOU did GREAT!! I love your silver, the towel, and the crewel pillow top. Thanks for visiting my fall decorating blog yesterday at Rhoda's party. I love this season and go hog wild decorating! *grin*
    :-) Sue

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