Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Excuse the Dust this Thrifty Thursday


I am in the midst of doing an overhaul and have no clue what I am doing, so if things go wonky, forgive me. I am the kind of person goes along with the flow as opposed to making the plan first.

I will keep it simple since my brain is full of HTML.

I bought 2 of these plastic fence post toppers for a whopping $1 at ReStore. Stay tuned for some fabulous book end transformations.

Picked up yet another jewelry box for 50 cents.

Can’t remember if I have shown this before….I paid a couple of bucks.

Sort of a lackluster week for thrifty finds, but the sun has been out & it was too beautiful to be shopping.

NOTE: When at the beach, don’t let your dog fall asleep on your leg. I have a silhouette of Murphy Grace’s head on mine. Gives a whole new meaning to the term ‘tan line’. 


Struggler said...

Love the jewelry box and am intrigued by the fence toppers!

jennifer said...

Ha! A doggy tan line!

Love your thrifty items. I think they have plenty of luster :)

Audra said...

I love the fence post idea, can't wait to see what you do with them. I am in serious envy of your "books", what a fantastic catch all! That jewelry box is to die for. Really.

I had a wonderful haul last weekend too, weather is fantastic, everyone having sales.

Woo Hoo! Happy Thursday.

Jane said...

Looking forward to seeing your bookend project. Enjoy that sunshine...I'm jealous you are so close to the beach!!!

Embellished Bayou said...

Cool stuff! I can't wait to see what you do with those fence posts!

ThriftyAnnabella said...

Looks like great finds! I can't wait to get back to thrift shopping. Unfortunately, until DH goes back to working steady again I'm stuck at home.

Monica the Bride said...

It looks awesome Gwen! :o) You're on the road to being a B-List Blogger.

Smooches from me and PW!

Bombtastic Belle said...

I am loving the jewelry box - it's too cute! Oh, and that bundt cake below looks divine. Yum :)

I love collars on Bocephus, but my husband hates hearing them jingle when he has his tags on them, lol. So, I've haven't bought any in a long time. I tried putting them on our two cats, but they freak out and refuse to wear any - good thing they're inside kitties. *lol*

My husband likes muffins for the same reason. He doens't usually like to have a big breakfast in the summer, so muffins are right up his alley. I may have to play aorund with the cookbook this weekend, I'll let you know how it goes.

Ohhh Godiva, yum. :) I love their hot chocolate, it's my all time favorite. *lol* I wasn't a huge fan of their chocolates persay, or maybe rich broght home a kind I didn't like. May hve to give it a try again sometime.

I'm not too hard on chocolates... I have to admit, I love my M&M's/Hershey for snacks. *lolS*

Diann said...

cool finds. I really like the fence post topper.

Have a great day

Leigh of Bloggeritaville said...

Gwen, I have a topper like that on my mailbox....what cha going to do with it? I am curious? Good deals! Thanks for linking up to Thrifty Thursday this week!
Tales from Bloggeritaville

Dawn said...

Fence toppers for bookends. It makes perfect sense now that you've put it in my brain. They will be fabulous!

Maria Killam said...

Hey those fence toppers are cool though!

Cotton Blossom said...

I don't even have to stay tuned for the final fence topper result...I LOVE IT! The tan line thing was so funny, reminded me of the time my dog ran through poison ivy and then stood next to me wagging his tail.

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Hi Gwen! Love your thrifty finds! Can't wait to see the bookends! And...funny about your tan lines! Cats won't go to the beach! lol Happy week!...Debbie


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