Posts from 'Resale Shopping Notes'

Mug “Gift Wrap”

A green way to give…

These make nice party favors too - they're green and different.
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Resale Shopping Notes – Funky Glassware Find

Serving after school refreshments in style…

My Guess is that these are from the late '70s.
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Vacation Shopping

When I’m on vacation I always try to fit in a quick visit to a local resale shop or antique mall. Recently, on a trip to Michigan, I picked up a few treasures that I am really excited about…

Sitting further back on a crowded shelf, I almost missed this beautiful bronze bust of an African woman. Also priced at $30.00 - I knew it had to be mine. A signature on the back allowed me to do a quick Google search to discover that it is an Eames era lamp base .
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Keeping An Eye Open At Resale Shops

I love resale shops – so I make regular visits to a few of my favorites in my area. Every so often a friend will ask me about my purchases – they like to know why I buy the things I buy. I get the question -“How did you see the beauty in that? I would have walked right passed it!” So, I thought I’d start a new category on my blog called, Resale Shopping Notes…

I picked up this lamp base for $7.00 at a local thrift store. Because I spent so little on it, I didn't mind splurging on the shade. Luckily, I found this great looking shade at Anthropolgie - on sale for $70.00. I love the combination of clean smooth lines with ethnic prints.
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