Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Salvation Army Treasures

I  visited our local Salvation Army on Saturday.  It's actually one of two in our area, both being about a 30 minute drive.  Let me tell ya, Saturday is not the best day to go.  Talk about crowded, plus there was hardly any furniture.  Not that I need any, but hey, ya never know, if it's a good price............

Here's what I brought home.  I saw the potential of each item and the best part is I only paid .79 cents for each item.

First up are these brass candlesticks.  I have to clean the wax off them.  My plan is to paint them and I have an idea on how I'm going to use them and it's not as candlestick holders.

Next, is this planter.  It's ceramic and not old, but it has a faux patina that makes it look old.  My plan is to get a plant, maybe some herbs and set it on my kitchen window sill.

I know, you're thinking why in heck did she buy that?  I think it's cute.  I'm going to put a votive in it.  I'm thinking of removing the green leaves and if I can't I might paint them white.  What do you think?  Should I paint them or leave them green?

Have you been thrift shopping lately?  If you have, what did you find?


1 comment:

  1. Great treasures, Laurie. Love Salvation Army and Goodwill for thrifting. Also really like Value Village, but there isn't one close by to me.

    Following you now!!


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