Wednesday, December 29, 2010

What's Your Thrift Wish List for 2011?


A new year, a new opportunity to pen your thrift wish list! What do you hope to find while thrifting, junking, and hunting this year? My wish list stays much the same as what I wrote in November, but with a couple of changes.

My Current Thrift List for 2011 is:

  • Pot, found one for free
  • Chair, found one that will do
  • Mod Credenza
  • Mod Bedside Tables
  • Large Chalkboard
  • Vintage first aid kit and large tool box
  • Kitchen island
  • Large Teapot(s), for mad tea parties
  • Bowls, broke my last mod ones; sad.

I always hunt for inexpensive quirky art, practical vintage storage bits, and anything too bizarre to leave behind. Like the rest of you, I don't limit myself to the list. Instead, the list represents practical items I'd love to find and use.

What will you thrift for in 2011?

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15 comments:

  1. My goal is to go to more estate sales and to find the perfect vanity :) like from the 50's with a mirror. Lovely blog!

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  2. I need to find another salad spinner. my last one brokee :-(
    other than that, I am with you. special, one of a kind, quirky, anything that really pulls at my heart. these things are usually shopped for on 50% off days at the SA ;-)

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  3. Erika: You reminded me...I'm looking for one of those vintage full-length mirrors for a good price.

    I'm planning to hit up more estate sales too, not just for vintage hunting but for restocking supplies.

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  4. Christine: I love those 50% and other good-deal days! :)

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  5. I want a credenza too...good luck!

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  6. vegasgrrl: Hell yes, me too! I'd put that on a "dream" list though. But hey, maybe with the new year gadget donations, we can snag one!

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  7. I'm going to keep looking for vintage brooches for my collection and lots of vintage jewelry pieces for recycled jewelry. Always on the lookout for crafting stuff including vintage fabrics.

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  8. TYRaines: I'm the opposite, I have to resist crafting stuff with all my might! No time to use it.

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  9. 1. an old school overhead projector
    2. a matching set of 10 dining room chairs
    3. art
    4. ottomans
    5. yarn
    6. random things to upcycle

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  10. What size chalkboard? I need a couple 8x10 foot size to upcycle to pantry doors--converting my kitchen making one whole wall a pantry with sliding doors :D

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  11. Sparrow's Nest: Beautiful selection of goods. I would LOVE an old school overhead projector! And matching dining room chairs. And art :) Always Art!

    Laura: Hm, I haven't measured an exact size yet. Perhaps 11x17 or 18x24. In the end I might just paint my own chalkboard wall somewhere.

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  12. just came across your blog - so cute! I ADORE thrifting:)

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  13. How fun, Van! I have to go make my own list now. Whoo hoo!

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  14. I want a desk and gorgeous lounge chair. BADLY!

    :) Happy New Year Van!

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