First off, I would love to thank some people for being awesome after just starting my blog:
The Recycle-ista pointed me in the direction of Ebay Underground, where I have learned so much already that I may trade my day job for full-time thrifting/reselling! Well, maybe not because the University would be muy upset, but hey, I can dream!
Also, Selene, from one of my favorite blogs, Apron Thrift Girl, gave me some wonderful words of encouragement that are so cherished!
Props to my very first (and at the moment only) follower Jill who has an awesome blog called Junky Vagabond, which is so much fun!
Last but not least, to The Joyful Thrifter and her amazingly awesome blog Joyful Treasure Hunting for drawing me out of her beautiful little Pyrex bowl as a winner for her giveaway! That is the first time I have ever won something cool besides the time in second grade that my artistic interpretation of the majestic leopard won me a jar of candy and my "piece" being displayed at the zoo! (I know, you're a little jealous!) Anyways, this blog is where I first started thinking, what is the deal with pyrex?!?!?! So I got to researching, and now I am ready to stock my kitchen, especially because we use a flat-bottom salad bowl as our mixing bowl for everything, and stuff gets stuck in the corners! (Remember, grad student still kinda means college kid... ;)
Well, on to the thrifting stuff! If you noticed the title of your post and were confused, fear not, I did not recruit a boyfriend at a thrift store, rather, I have recruited my boyfriend to go thrifting with me and he likes it! (Well, sort of...) You see, it is really, really hard to get someone with a short attention span to go to many thrift stores on a Sunday and Monday, but somehow, I succeeded! He was impressed with a recent valuable find of mine (coming soon, get psyched!) so he really wants to dig for treasure as well! He is not as ready to buy as I am, and he doesn't usually see everything the same way as me, but that's why were together, right? Well, we came up short today, but Sunday I found a couple gems!
I Love Collecting, since she is a globe collector!
And now for some past finds! What's that? You want to see a little bit of my brass collection? Oh, okay, you talked me into it!
|My fan, teapots and hourglass sitting nicely in their winebox bookshelf display!|
$2.99 for the holder thing with the rings, $2.99 for the... pencil holder?, and $4.99 for the tissue box! (Finally, one I can name exactly what it is!)
Oh and just for fun, this is a little birdie that I picked up for $0.50 just because it was in such an odd position, but so sweet at the same time. It is a little difficult to tell in this picture, but he is actually a soft lavender color, which I LOVE!
So did you want to see some of my craftiness? Oh, all righty then!
Apply some totally awesome scrap booking paper with Modge-Podge, attach teeth hooks with super glue, and hang with your hearts desire!
Thrift Share Mondays with Apron Thrift Girl
Newbie Party with Debbiedoos
Flea Market Finds with Her Library Adventures
The Penny Worthy Project at Hey What's For Dinner Mom?
Time to Shine at A Diamond in the Stuff