Saturday, June 16, 2012

Yard Sale and Other FInds

On Friday, we took the 6 hour drive to our home at Lake Seminole. We'll be here for a couple of weeks probably.  Then it's back home to go with my daughter to a conference for her new job. (She was promoted to Curriculum Director/Grades 6-12) for our school system. The conference will be at Jekyll Island, and will be a mini vacation for our little beach lover, Rheagan.

There are few yard sales here at the lake, but I noticed a sign yesterday as we arrived, that there would be a "gigantic" one today.  So I headed out this morning to see what I could find.  It was a neat sale, held in a vacant home... vacant of people, full of stuff!!  Clothes filled three rooms, all sorted by size.  I didn't go through the clothing though, just the 'doo-dads'!  There were lots of dishes, books, dvd's, cd's etc.  Y'all know what a big spender I am.  I spent $3.00!!  Here's what came home with me.

This cute floral arrangement was a dollar.  It has large roses, and rose buds that look so genuine.  The vase is about the size of a 20 oz cup, and is shaped like one, but is terra cotta, covered with a striped design.
I knew I could find a spot for it since the flowers were clean and in good condition.

I bought the other three items especially for a table on the front porch.
Isn't this a cute little bench?  Red, white and blue with stars.  I think I may take the raffia bow off.  ($1.00)  The little fairy was free.  It had a broken wing, but I thought I may take it home and put it in the fairy garden. 
The pink flower is a metal candle (taper) holder ($1.00).
On the way back home, I stopped at Dollar General and found an awesome deal.  They had a cart out front filled with pictures, all half price.  I had been needing a larger picture to go above the t.v., so I bought this for $6.00. 

I like the pop of color it adds to the tall narrow wall behind the t.v.  The blue and white Currier & Ives plates were moved from this spot to the area above the stove.
A pot of fresh peas cooking on the stove.  Yummmmmmm!!!!

Well....that's all folks!!!!!!!!!!

I'll be linking up at some wonderful parties this week, so stop by for some great fun!!
Saturday Nite Special at Funky Junk Interiors
Thrifty Treasures at Southern Hospitality
Creative Blog Hop at Homemaker on a Dime
Table Top Tuesday at A Stroll Thru Life
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday at Coastal Charm

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