Sunday, September 27, 2009

Community Yard Sale


I scored big this at our community yard sale.  I got these iron decorative pieces for 10 cents each.  That's right 60 cents total. They are 6 inches tall.


Large wire bird cage $3


Pine garland with pinecones was 50 cents.  This look great on the mantle at Christmas.


Wood pumpkin blocks $2.50


Rooster picture 50 cents.  It got a makeover to look more French country.  The frame was falling apart so I had to glue it back together.  I painted the frame ivory and gave the picture itself a black border.  Then sanded it down, wiped it down with dark walnut stain, removed the wire and added a ribbon.  I love how it turned out!!!
Here's the before....

Here is the after....


This old fan was $2.50


I scored big on storage items.  They work great in our new spare bedroom / craft room closet.  This wire shelf was $3.  I have all 100 sets of my rubber stamps stored on them.  The plastic Rubbermaid drawers were 50 cents each.  I got eight of those (four medium and four larger) and stacked them up.  My scrapbooking supplies and ink pads are stored in these.


These two four drawer units were $2 each.  They will hold scrapbook paper.  All of these storeage items look brand new and only $8 for all of them.


Perhaps my best find of the day was this antique mirror for $15.  The lady said she bought it several years ago at an antique store for $40.


This iron candle holder was $2.  Obviously I need to get another candle.


This red berry Christmas vine was 50 cents


I have been looking for some of these styrophome balls.  This bag was $1.  And the roll of moss was half price at Craft Warehouse for $2.50.  I plan on making some moss covered ball and maybe a couple more jute covered balls like the one in the basket I made.


I debated whether to get these wood bunnies but for 25 cents each I decided to go for it.  I removed the old ribbon around their necks and will set them in a bed of moss for Easter.  I love the finish on them.


The silver shower rod hooks were $1.  They will be great in our new master bathroom.


And last but not least - curtains for the new master bedroom.  I went to Ross and got two of these Waverly swag valances for $3.99 each.  I bought two large panels for our sliding glass door to the deck. I also got an extra panel to make pillow and a runner.
They will match the blue bedspread I got at Shopko for $25 (reg. $70).  I can't  wait to move into our bedroom THIS WEEK!



20 comments:

  1. Wow! You really got some nice things at great prices.

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  2. omg! I'm jealous. jealous. You found such great stuff!

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  3. You really got some great things and great prices!!

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  4. Wow you got such great deals, I can never find such cool things, I will have to try harder. Love your pictures and your blog, I am a new follower, if you get a chance visit mine, I'ed love you to stop by..Thanks for sharing

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  5. Wow you got some steals. I LOVE the iron peices in the first photo!!

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  6. Love your finials, what a deal! Love the shabby white color! Stop by for a visit sometime!
    Michelle

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  7. Can I go shopping with you? I can't believe your incredible finds. You are one lucky girl. I love the fan. I've never bought one because they're always too expensive. Thanks for sharing and making me jealous.I'm having a giveaway tomorrow. Stop by and enter to win if you get a chance.

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  8. Wow you found some great things and awesome prices! I love those metal medallions thingies, so pretty! I can't believe they were only 10 cents.

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  9. what amazing finds! i am very jealous. i love the iron things, i cannot believe the price you paid! the fan too is super cool too.

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  10. OMG I am SO jealous of those iron thingies!!!!!

    Didja notice you reversed the M and P in pumpkin with the blocks? I love those!

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  11. The iron thingies are gorgeous! You scored BIG! The prices are phenomenal, I can't believe you paid so little for such amazing things! Love them all!

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  12. 10 cents a piece!!!!!! That was a fantastic deal!!! Wow you found some great treasures- I want to go with you!

    blessings
    mary

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  13. Those white finials are THE BOMB! I would love them....

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  14. Please...can I go with you next time? You really got some super duper deals! Loooove the fan (great color)...I just bought the same chrome shower curtain hooks last month at TJ Maxx for $5.99...finials(no brainer). Come by and look around sometime,thanks for sharing these goodies!

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  15. Great finds ! I always have a stash of things I haven't shown yet too , LOL !
    Kammy

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  16. Great deals, isn't it a terrific feeling a lot for so little.

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  17. what great stuff, what great prices! love the fan - 'specially the color...

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  18. You found some awesome things! I love the finnials, the birdhouse & that fan!

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  19. Well, I have just found another blog to add to my "blog collection."

    The storage units -- unbelieveable for $2 each. I bought one of those high ones new at Aldi's a couple of years ago and it was $20.

    And the antique fan and mirror, how lucky!

    Those antique fans go for $20 even at estate auctions around here (East Coast).

    Every single item was a super find!

    Jo in Virginia

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  20. you totally scored --- ahhhh - that fan & those finials - so cool!

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