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Sunday, July 18, 2010

Thrifty finds In Black and White

I had fun doing a post on thrifting so I thought I would do one on the black and white treasures that I have found. Black and white are a staple in my decorating arsenal so when I find something in either one of these colors I am drawn to it. The first item I found was from Goodwill or GW’s website and I actually bid on it. They run it just like e-bay but you have to be careful because their shipping cost are really pretty high so it has to be worth it to you to bid on something.
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These came in a pair and you know how unusual it is to find glass items in good condition in pairs. These are actually the deepest darkest purple but they totally read as black. They look amazing with pink flowers in them or just plain white roses. These now reside in my kitchen glass front cupboard.
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The sugar and creamer were actually a gift from my dear friend Deb of Confessions Of A Plate Addict. I found the matching covered dish that I use for Equal on one of my thrifting escapades. I love the little white balls and the embossed grape pattern. These sit by my coffee pot and they add a freshness to that area.
garage sale treasures 042garage sale treasures 044I found this at GW’s, it is a cute pressed glass basket that I put little hand towels for my guest.
garage sale treasures 011 I have a pair of these found at an garage sale. I think they are 1940’s vintage because of the shape.
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I found these gorgeous Wedgwood dishes at GW’s. I must admit I did a happy dance and started piling them in my little basket. I got eight plates, nine soup bowls, eight dessert plates,six salad plates. They were all $1.99 each. I could not believe it. I used these for my Thanksgiving table last year and they are in my cupboard for every day use along with my other white dishes. This is when treasure hunting pays off!!!
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white milk glass rose bowl 003 These last two white items I had in my previous post on thrifting but since they are white I thought I would add them to this post. When you go thrifting what colors are you drawn too? 
“Enjoy the Process” Of':
Finding treasures at bargain prices in your favorite colors!