Friday, February 22, 2013

Fab Finds Friday: February Pickin's

Wowza. Hard to believe that next Friday marks the start of a new month. March? What?! Seeing as this is the last Friday in February to be had, I thought a Fab Finds Friday was in order.

As you can see from the tags, these two bottles were $6.50 total: the old rubbing alcohol bottle for $3.50, and the plain medicine bottle for $3. I discovered them in a previously unknown "antiques" section of a local thrift store, along with these three mercury glass ornaments which the owner generously gave me for free!

At the same store, I also found this cute little "Bake King" loaf pan for $3.50.

And I couldn't resist a blue mason jar for just $5.

This large flour tin was also $5--loving the bramble-ish pattern!

I know that Christmas is over, but I keep hitting the vintage ornament jackpot, as evidenced by these two boxes of red Shiny Brites! The boxes alone are so cute--just check out those graphics! (Edit: Oops, forgot to share the price of these the first time! They were $4.50 per box!)

I got this little wooden well thing for $1.49. I think it'd be so cute at an engagement party or wedding with a sign that says"Well-Wishes for the Happy Couple" or something to that effect. One of my best friends is getting married this summer, so maybe I'll get to use it then :)

I picked up two bright orange pieces you might've noticed in my vintage displays shared earlier this week: an Isaac Mizrahi plate for $0.99 (which I added to my shelf on my happy wall):

And a little Gemco juicer for $0.69. I couldn't resist the orange design on there:

This trio of squat shot glasses was too cool to pass up at $0.69 apiece. I am so dorky, but the crests on them kind of reminded me of Harry Potter. So of course I had to have them!

Last up, I snatched this pair of wooden votive holders for $0.99 each. I like the sort of tree pattern they have going on. They had a new home in the living room that I'll share soon!

Here's hoping March continues the bountiful thrift trend and also brings awesome garage & estate sales with it! 

I'm linking to A Living Space's Nifty Thrifty and Sir Thrift A Lot's Thriftasaurus

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  1. I just found your blog and it is just wonderful. I am your newest follower! I felt at home right away!

    The Joyful Thrifter

    1. Awww, you are so sweet! I love your blog as well! Happy Thrifting!

  2. I love the vintage christmas ornaments, and you know, after christmas is bevor chrismas. Greetings from Germany!

    1. Haha, Steph, good point! It will be so great opening my Christmas bins next year and seeing these lovelies there :)

  3. The Shiny Brites are an amazing find! The boxes are just as pretty as the ornaments.

    1. I know, right? I plan on displaying the boxes as Christmas decor--they are just so cute!

  4. the vintage flour tin is spectacular! what are your plans for it? storage? decoration? plant pot? i am so curious.

    1. Thank you! I'm actually using it for storage, but not for flour--it holds cans of cat food! Much prettier than their original boxes :) I do love the idea of putting a plant in there, cute would it be to have a little succulent garden in a vintage tin collection?

  5. What a great thifting week you had! I love that blue jar and the medicine bottles. I collect both of those items so they would have definitely come home with me. Can't wait to see your new living room display. You are always so inspiring:-)



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