Monday, June 28, 2010

Yard Sale Haul, Make Your Own Stones, Books & More

This weekend I continued my seemingly eternal organization and purging. Yet again I donated a box of stuff then came home with another after stopping by a yard sale. I paid $16 for:

 - Three retro interior design books

- A giant pack of scrapbook paper. You can kill someone if you drop it on their head, it's like a phone book of colorful patterns. I use this paper for random crafts and art pieces.


- Three Word Stones kits, 2 bucks each. I've always wanted one of these...


- A big stack of Jacksonville magazine for .25 cents and some other miscellaneous interior design magazines

- The homeowner asked if I was Hispanic. When I said yes she gave a stack of "Hispanic" magazine and a stack of "Hispanic Trend" for free

I'm physically and mentally exhausted from my home purge, so it's ironic that I bought home more thrifted goods.  Ah, the painful cycle continues...

Blog post featured at: I Just Whipped Something Up Monday / Metamorphosis Monday / Making The World Cuter / Motivate Me Monday / Southern Hospitality Blog / Thrift Share Monday / Debbiedoo's Thrift Share / Twice Owned Party

11 comments:

  1. Hi there! I just found your blog via Apron Thrift Girl. Do you reside in St Augustine? I live in Fleming Island and we hop over to St. Augustine quite often. I too am a major thrift lover and have a long-history of finding many wonderful things from thrift and garage sales.

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  2. Hello! I live in Jacksonville, Florida. St. Augustine is a beautiful weekend getaway, I'm in love with that beautiful "vintage" city, it's full of treasures. I hear Flemming Island is very beautiful, too.

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  3. That cycle will never end. I just did the same thing...I used up a bunch of fabric and cleared out some space and the VERY next day went to a yard sale and bought more fabric.

    But really, how could you turn down those scores? Were you really going to leave a phone book sized pack of flirty, colorful paper just sitting there? Enjoy it!

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  4. Hi,
    Very nice blog. I found you from The Elegant Thrifter. I read your writing portfolio. You sure are ambitious!
    Au Revoir,
    ♥Danette

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  5. Awesome retro decorating books! I laughed at your purge and then buy more...I do that all the time! Thanks for linking up to my party..I love to see what fun finds you get.

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  6. Those word stone kits were a great find, I like those too. Purge and buy more, I am so guilty of that! Except lately it has become: purge, hide from husband, repeat.

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  7. great finds! I have purged and have recently started filling up again. But I hope to have a yard sale, even though I love most of the stuff in my house now compared to before.

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  8. Hey! Thank you so much for the suggestions for my bathroom redo! I would love to paint, but can't...however, I am totally going to look into decals for the mirrors!

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  9. Great finds! We share a love of thrifting/garage sale-ing!

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