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Thursday, 27 September 2012

Thrifty Finds

Hello everyone~ Hope you are all enjoying your first week of Autumn! I have been out thrifting again and brought these goodies home for under five dollars.

I love pretty plates, especially when they're a bargain! This pretty ten and a quarter inch cake plate which is adorned with 22kt gold filigree was 75 cents at the Salvation Army.



And these two nine inch plates I thought would look pretty hung on the wall. 


All three of these plates have the Briar Rose on them and made by Dominion China.



I also found this pink candle holder for fifty cents. There were two of them but I only got one. Perhaps I should have gotten both.







Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your weekend.

I am sharing this post with the following parties~

Thrifty Things Friday
Open House
Pink Saturday


Sharing from my heart~ Sandi

37 comments:

  1. Great shopping/thrifting, Sandi! Love all the pink and the pumpkins look great!

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  2. These are wonderful - glad you found them - love a bargain! Thanks for sharing them with Open House!

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  3. You certainly have cheaper Salvation Army stores than we do in Australia.
    I love your finds.
    Hugs

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  4. Beautiful this plates are, I'm so happy you found them! Lovely finds, so lucky!
    FABBY

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  5. Lovely rose plates. I love all that you found and the prices. The pink candlestick is nice too. take care, Darlene

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  6. Ohmygosh Sandi, what a shock to read your post and see the china from my childhood. Your thrift finds were our good dishes when I was young:) I have one piece left and the gold pattern around the edges is almost worn off from wear and washing. Jen

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  7. Hi Sandi
    You did well! So lovely!

    Happy Fall!
    Hugs
    LaDonna

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  8. They're all lovely and such great bargains too!
    I like the plates on the wall rack very much.
    blessings..Trish

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  9. How lovely these plates are,and matching roses too. I think you should have gotten the other candlestick too,especially at that price. Love your new header too. x

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  10. Magnificent Blog! God bless you. BlueShell

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  11. Lovely lovely roses! I found a pink Rose platter from the Goodwill Store that matched the pattern of a Teapot and cups and saucers that I had purchased some time ago from either a yard sale or another Goodwill store. I was so delighted to see that they matched.
    Hope you don;t regret not getting that other candle holder :-).
    Love your blog!

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  12. LOVE! Girl...you got a deal of a deal! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  13. Great finds I just love those plates. I also love the cute little pink pumpkin. Adorable.

    Cynthia

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  14. love the plates, the design is very beautiful, so detailed! :) Great find!

    hugs,

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  15. You certainly found some very pretty bargains. I think I would be tempted to go back for the second candle holder!

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  16. these are sooo pretty. And it must be amazing this time of year in PEI. Have a beautiful weekend.

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  17. Gee yours has much better prices than ours ! Those are great finds.
    Happy Pink Saturday (())

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  18. Hi Sandi, Beautiful plates and what a thrifty price. Love them displayed in the plate rack.
    Have a lovely weekend.

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

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  19. Hi Sandi,
    the plates look very elegant. The filigree is so detailed made and the rose is so naturally designed. They make a pretty adornment on the wall and will look great at the table, too. Thank you for sharing this treasure.
    Best greetings, Johanna

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  20. Oh Sandi, those dishes are lovely. Don't you just love it when you find something special to bring home. I always think of those shops as the "keeper of memories"

    I love the sparkle on those white pumpkins too.

    Karen

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  21. What would we ever do without thrifting? I found some sweet bargains yesterday and was thrilled. I could not believe someone had not snagged them before me!
    HPS!
    ♥ Jil

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  22. Those are pretty perfect for you! Great find! Happy PS!
    Ruth

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  23. You picked the right day for shopping. I like all your goodies.

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  24. So beautiful! The plates are just gorgeous! It seems like when you get a bargain on something, you enjoy it even more, at least that's the way I am :) Thanks for sharing such great finds!

    Warmly,
    Stephanie

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  25. I love those plates, so pretty. Visiting from Pink Saturday.

    My PINK
    Have a fun weekend!

    Rose

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  26. I love the plates. They remind me of some given to me by my grandmother. Stop by for a visit if you get a chance. Happy Pink Saturday!

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  27. Good evening Sandi...have been scrubbing my house and decorating. I love your plates and your sweet little pumpkins. Thanks for always stopping by my blog...you are just the sweetest thing.
    Love,
    Linda

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  28. Wow Sandi, you sure did find some beautiful thrifted treasures. What great prices. They are so pretty and delicate! Thank you for sharing them with us at TTF. I hope you are having a lovely weekend!

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  29. I love all things PINK!

    Popped in from HSTS Pink Saturday.

    thriftshopcommando.blogspot.com

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  30. What a find! I love it when I come across pretty things like that. You wonder why someone even got rid of them in the first place.
    I love your pumpkins too!
    Beautiful blog by the way!
    Blessings to you.

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  31. Sandi!!!
    I have sevice for 8.. that I paid $8.00 for about 5 years ago at a flea..
    Love it!!
    Smiles~
    C

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  32. Hi Sandi,
    Happy Sunday! Love your pink rose plates...what a bargain!! Have a wonderful day!
    Blessings,
    Lisa

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  33. Great finds during your thrifting! That little candlestick is just precious!
    Happy Pink Saturday!
    Robin

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