Monday, September 27, 2010

Thrifting For Halloween


Fabric $1. Owl Pumpkin $4. Glasses $1 each. Thermos $2.

Die-Hard Horror Fans Rejoice, our favorite time of year approaches! I distinctly remember clambering for the attic like a squirrel on crack at the end of every September, excitedly searching for the boxes full of Halloween goodies.


I actually don't have many Halloween decorations of my own, so this weekend I went on the prowl for some. I found cute bits and pieces, I'll cover the rest in future posts. The candy buckets above were .59 cents each. They're lit with small tea lights.



Other finds include a couple of retro craft books, an infamous career guide book, and a Japanese designed chicken trivet for my mom.

Check back this week for simple Halloween craft ideas and tutorials. None of them should take more than 20 minutes- after all, most of us don't have more than 20 minutes to work on crafts!

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15 comments:

  1. Cute idea with the tea lights in the candy buckets! Love it!

    Great job!

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  2. The owl in the pumpkin is beautiful, I love it! I had to chuckle at my mental image of a squirrel on crack:@)

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  3. I love those glasses, and that pumpkin is awesome! Great prices too. THanks for joining me this week. Debbie

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  4. Cute idea with the plastic pumpkins. I see tons of those at the thrift stores. Will have to pick some up.

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  5. Loving those glasses! And for a buck each they are even better!

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  6. What a great idea with the buckets! I'm so going to have to copy you ;)

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  7. Those are great glasses. I would have picked them up for that price.
    Except for the trivet (which is great) I have everything else in that photo, from before it was vintage. Always fun to see it is not the "trash" my son thinks I collect.
    I am compiling a list of Halloween events and posts on my art blog. If you want to add your upcoming crafting week, please come over and comment.

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  8. The glassware and thermos are really cool--I like them mucho!

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  9. I've been using the glasses for tea, I love them. Can anyone tell what era they're from!

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