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Sunday, August 2, 2009

Grannys Thrifty Treasures



I got this darling Cabin Christmas Tree
to use as table centerpiece that

will match my Cabin/wilderness decorations
at Christmas Time. Only $2
(needs a little fluffing out)

Seems a lot of Christmas Decorations
were out there today. Got this door
Decoration for $1


This was a little more for $3 than
my other items but will look darling
next summer full of Zennias


I got a scrapbook for $1, some books for
Grandkids 25 cents each, 2 sets of cannister
jars, one blue for $2 and one green for
$5 (to use for buttons, rubber bands, etc)
and three silver buckets with a stamped
design for 25 cents each.

13 Comments:

Blogger Nicole @ BugaBoos said...

Wow you did Great! Love that big tub and love that little tree! What great deals!! My husband and I are from Chelsea, OK. My dad lives in Locust Grove. We moved from there to IL about 8 years ago! Love it there!

August 2, 2009 9:57 PM  
Blogger Pam said...

You got some great stuff! I like to pick up something seasonal every weekend, too. I know it will make me happy later when it comes time to use it!
I like your blog, too!

August 2, 2009 10:06 PM  
Blogger Anny said...

Those canister jars are darling :)

August 2, 2009 10:09 PM  
Blogger Kammy said...

Happy Day !
LOve all your finds - You Go Girl !
Hugs ~ Kammy

August 3, 2009 6:37 AM  
Blogger Jim @ CoolStuffForDads.com said...

I like the vintage look of those cannister jars - very cool!

August 3, 2009 7:20 AM  
Blogger jskell911 said...

Those canisters are so pretty! I love the colors. The metal tub will look gorgeous with flowers.

Lots of great deals!

August 3, 2009 9:20 AM  
Blogger The Retired One said...

Great finds! We usually go to all the rummage sales, but we haven't done it as much this year.

August 3, 2009 12:51 PM  
Blogger Meg said...

I love the cannister jars

August 3, 2009 8:55 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

The canister will look wonderful with flowers next year.
My favorite is the door hanging...partial to anything bird themed.

August 3, 2009 10:14 PM  
Blogger Joanna Jenkins said...

You totally scored! Great loot!
xo

August 4, 2009 12:10 AM  
Anonymous Mary said...

I love the striped tub. You sure have a knack for finding the cute stuff. I got a beautiful mauve crocheted throw this weekend. Happy days!

August 4, 2009 6:50 AM  
Blogger Glenda/MidSouth said...

You got some great deals. I have a set of the blue cannisters - have had them oor years.

August 4, 2009 4:03 PM  
Blogger joe said...

I like them all.
Except the tree...

August 5, 2009 7:18 AM  

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