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Great Find!

Yesterday I spotted this set of flatware at a thrift store.   It is a discontinued pattern called Contour made by Retroneu.  The stainless is 18/10 and very heavy weight.   97 more words

Phoenix Farm Store

My First DIY Project for My First Appartment

About two and a half years ago I packed up all my belongings in to my little Jeep Liberty and moved from Colorado to Los Angeles. 415 more words


Thrift store find~

Vintage 1960s McCall’s Sewing Book, published in 1963. Perfect condition, complete with vintage magazine clippings. :-) $2 9 more words

A "Couldn't Resist" Buy

While perusing the meager bookshelves at my local thrift store I picked up a blank journal interspersed with Shakespeare quotes and lush illustrations. I’m a sucker for blank notebooks and this one was charming. 361 more words

Books, Books, Books

Vintage Ironing Board Upcycled into a Bookshelf

While window-shopping & brainstorming ideas for a bookshelf in my living room, I spotted a wood ironing board at a consignment shop. It was $30—a little more than I think an old ironing board should cost, yet cheaper than a decent bookshelf. 354 more words


Chalkboard Experiment

I was touring the thrift shops for more frames for the primitive artwork, when I spotted this stunning frame!

I knew right away I had to purchase it and I knew I wanted to change it into a chalkboard. 167 more words

Chalkboard Art

How to Make an Apron Out of a Sundress: An Easy Recycling Project

A few years ago, Marisa Lynch gave herself a fashion challenge: make 365 wearable items for 365 dollars. She shopped at thrift stores and garage sales. 365 more words

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