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countrymommy85
True Blue Farmgirl

898 Posts

Krystle
MT
USA
898 Posts

Posted - Jan 11 2013 :  2:11:44 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Totally scored 2 skeins of yarn for 50 cents each and a 100% virgin wool skirt for $3 that I plan on repurposing into something useful, maybe a kids jacket or mittens? I also got a really cute vintage wall plaque of a little german boy and girl for a quarter today! It was a good day thrifting! Now I can't wait to make myself a new hat out of one of the skeins I found today!

Mothers are those wonderful people who can get up in the morning before the smell of coffee. ~Author Unknown

http://countryrenaissance.blogspot.com
http://www.etsy.com/shop/SunflowersAndHoney
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ruthie218
True Blue Farmgirl

1187 Posts

Ruthie Ann
Indiana
USA
1187 Posts

Posted - Jan 12 2013 :  10:11:14 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Totally scored a 1923 red handled egg beater with ekco glass measure for 2.00. Im thrilled.
Ruthie Ann


http://simpleindianagirl.blogspot.com/

Farmgirl sister#4072
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Mountain Girl
True Blue Farmgirl

806 Posts

JoAnn
Colville Washington
USA
806 Posts

Posted - Jan 13 2013 :  08:48:07 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
A $120 Irish hand knit sweater for $6 (Looked it up on line). I don't think it was ever used. Oh and I always get compliments on the felted purse I got for $2. I love thrift shops!


Collect Moments Not Things
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countrymommy85
True Blue Farmgirl

898 Posts

Krystle
MT
USA
898 Posts

Posted - Jan 14 2013 :  08:20:06 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I would LOVE to find a hand egg beater Ruthie Ann! Way to go! On Saturday I went back and scored a vintage but like new apple peeler, slicer, corer with the original box AND instructions! Made in the USA and had a Gimbel's tag on it!!! I got it for $1.50!!!! I am so excited because I needed one for processing apples in the fall and now I have my own and its vintage!!! <3

Plus I got some more yarn for 50 cents each :) I just love thrifting, its so much fun! I'm hoping to get some old sweaters to get some yarn to repurpose and some old sheets to make into baby wipes. Happy Thrifting!!!

Mothers are those wonderful people who can get up in the morning before the smell of coffee. ~Author Unknown

http://countryrenaissance.blogspot.com
http://www.etsy.com/shop/SunflowersAndHoney
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FARMALLChick
True Blue Farmgirl

978 Posts

Lora
Alexandria IN
USA
978 Posts

Posted - Jan 17 2013 :  2:20:48 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
A vintage chalk ware chicken bank. She's about the same size as a real hen and she has 2 chicks. It's so cute. I also got a vintage wall pink and black rooster wall pocket. I got the chicken bank for $20 - that my boss gave me on my day off for helping out when I stopped by.

Lora

"Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway" -John Wayne
www.CountryFriedAcres.etsy.com
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www.farmallchickphotos.blogspot.com
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alterationsbyemily
True Blue Farmgirl

685 Posts

Emily
Thomasville PA
USA
685 Posts

Posted - Jan 19 2013 :  11:28:44 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I know this isn't vintage but we just got a new HE washer for almost 75% off from a box store. I am so excited and telling everyone.

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Farmgirl #2951
2012 Farmgirl of the Year
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13311 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13311 Posts

Posted - Jan 19 2013 :  1:00:26 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
A $5.00 Sanyo TV to replace one that is having vertical hold problems. My hubby is going to try to repair this but, for now, a decent replacement. Perhaps, down the road, we'll try to go for a flat screen.
CJ

..from the barefoot farmgirl in SW Colorado...sister chick #665.
2010 Farmgirl Sister of the Year
Mother Hen: FARMGIRLS SOUTHWEST HENHOUSE

my aprons - http://www.facebook.com/FarmFreshAprons

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

from my hands - www.cjscreations-ceejay.blogspot.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com
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neeter302
True Blue Farmgirl

257 Posts

Anita
Hanover Indiana
USA
257 Posts

Posted - Jan 22 2013 :  7:09:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Neat wrought iron candle sconces, distressed wood pillar candle holder, beautiful heavy amber glass relish dish, and set of 12 vintage amber Indiana Glass cubist tumblers,they absolutely sparkle with golden warmth. I was especially happy with the tumblers, same ones on Debbie Bosworth's (Beach Farmgirl) Blog "Festive and Frugal Thanksgiving". I was so impressed with her warm, cozy, frugal Thankgiving table setting. When I ran across the matching glassware at my local Goodwill it had to come home with me! I've been a little put out with the rising prices at my local thrift stores but I will say I got some good bargains today

Farmgirl #522
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lovinRchickens
True Blue Farmgirl

2906 Posts

Kelly
Pipe Creek Texas
USA
2906 Posts

Posted - Jan 22 2013 :  7:19:57 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Anita...Wow what great finds! Scored so well.

Blessings
~Kelly~
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neeter302
True Blue Farmgirl

257 Posts

Anita
Hanover Indiana
USA
257 Posts

Posted - Jan 24 2013 :  07:35:06 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Scored this beautiful copper and brass coffee pot. Came across a bunch of vintage sewing patterns that came home with me in a vintage Emelia Earhart train case ! The little girl's pinafores are so adorable.
I don't know how to resize my pictures, hope I'm doing this right.

Farmgirl #522
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13311 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13311 Posts

Posted - Jan 28 2013 :  2:40:57 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
WOWZER! Anita, great finds!
CJ

..from the barefoot farmgirl in SW Colorado...sister chick #665.
2010 Farmgirl Sister of the Year
Mother Hen: FARMGIRLS SOUTHWEST HENHOUSE

my aprons - http://www.facebook.com/FarmFreshAprons

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

from my hands - www.cjscreations-ceejay.blogspot.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com
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marlee
True Blue Farmgirl

1616 Posts

Marlene
DeRidder Louisiana
1616 Posts

Posted - Jan 29 2013 :  7:08:21 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Anita you hit the jackpot. Where did you go in Madison .I probably would know about it?

Hugs Marlee

God is the painter, he paints the picture. And his son builds it, for he is the Master Carpenter!

Silly Boys Trucks Are For Girls
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HodgeLodge
True Blue Farmgirl

660 Posts

Tiana
Berkeley Springs WV
USA
660 Posts

Posted - Feb 03 2013 :  11:50:41 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Love the copper pot. Nice finds

Farmgirl #4817-The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses. ~Hanna Rion

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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13311 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13311 Posts

Posted - Feb 03 2013 :  12:20:52 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
A nifty, very compact little purple travel iron made by Sanyo. The handle comes off and goes flat around the iron part, very compact!
Great little goodie to add to my glamping gear . . just in case! Yes, I tested it to make sure it works before buying it!
CJ


..from the barefoot farmgirl in SW Colorado...sister chick #665.
2010 Farmgirl Sister of the Year
Mother Hen: FARMGIRLS SOUTHWEST HENHOUSE

my aprons - http://www.facebook.com/FarmFreshAprons

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

from my hands - www.cjscreations-ceejay.blogspot.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com
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nancypo
True Blue Farmgirl

362 Posts

nancy
boise idaho
USA
362 Posts

Posted - Feb 03 2013 :  12:45:11 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I found some great items yesterday at the Craft Warehouse and Goodwill- The red peppers, a whopping 28 cents, a Pier One item, ha! At G.W. I love the color of the peppers! $1.00 (90% off) for the Noel star and $4.00 for the gnome at the C.W., greenery at G.W., $3.00, Old Navy scarf, $1.00 G.W., 3 brand new Ikea jars, 99 cents each. GW. I may use them for ointments or salves, white pips, 99 cents, also G.W.








And some fun things for Chinese New Year, Feb. 10th, from a local Asian store- a prosperity and happy new year poster, gift envelopes for good luck and a little hanging tassle-




Come to my blog to see how I re-purposed some of these things :)

Be the change...

http://littlehomesteadinboise.blogspot.com/
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neeter302
True Blue Farmgirl

257 Posts

Anita
Hanover Indiana
USA
257 Posts

Posted - Mar 09 2013 :  05:44:46 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow Nancy, LOVE all the awesome stuff you found. Isn't it fun to come home with fab bargains ?

Farmgirl #522
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Beth Jones
True Blue Farmgirl

3196 Posts

beth
tallassee alabama
3196 Posts

Posted - Mar 10 2013 :  4:40:25 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
So cute...Love the amber glassware deviled eggs and relish dish!! I found some old estate rhinestone jewelry to wear and use on crafts and a lovely hand embroderied (sp) linen table cloth for the spring. Found that for $8.oo dollars. really pretty! Smiles

You can never be to kind!
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knittingmom
True Blue Farmgirl

665 Posts

AnneMarie
Edmonton Alberta
Canada
665 Posts

Posted - Mar 14 2013 :  07:53:49 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I found a small cast iron frying pan (was VERY excited about that, they're hard to find) for $3.99 and a Youth Bible I was looking at in the regular store got that for $4.99.

Farmgirl Sister #3759

"There is no foot so small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world"

"The things that matter most are not really things after all"
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lovecatsandsunshine
True Blue Farmgirl

143 Posts

Tara
Dark side of the moon Tennessee
USA
143 Posts

Posted - Apr 03 2013 :  2:02:13 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Found a candle stick lamp for 1.50. It had the orginial tag on it, marked $17. There is a huge rummage sale at the armory. I'm so going but with a list. I need to not impulse buy. I'm looking for gardening items, pillow cases, rubber stamps and buttons for crafting.

STYX the Band rocks!

Food for thought, no farm no food.
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13311 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13311 Posts

Posted - Apr 04 2013 :  2:58:53 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Some of us glamping farmgirls went thrifting during our recent Backyard Glamper Party & Sleepover.

This is my daughter, Robin . . . aka "Birdie" . . with her #3.00 Samsonite suitcase find (it needs the lining replaced which I'm going to do for her) and her cute skirt. She just put it on over her jeans to see if it fit and just wore to the counter to pay for it. She jokingly asked if she could get a discount for modeling it . . .the folks in the thrift were great folks and just plain friendly . . .but I don't recall if she got a discount or not. Then she wore it to some other stops we made. A fun day!
CJ



..from the barefoot farmgirl in SW Colorado...sister chick #665.
2010 Farmgirl Sister of the Year
Mother Hen: FARMGIRLS SOUTHWEST HENHOUSE

my aprons - http://www.facebook.com/FarmFreshAprons

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

from my hands - www.cjscreations-ceejay.blogspot.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com
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Betty J.
True Blue Farmgirl

1348 Posts

Betty
Pasco WA
USA
1348 Posts

Posted - Apr 04 2013 :  4:10:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have a similar suitcase only it's bright orange and the lining needs to be reglued. It is certainly easy to spot at the baggage claims.

Betty in Pasco
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HolidayJunkie
True Blue Farmgirl

55 Posts

Michelle
Northglenn Colorado
USA
55 Posts

Posted - Apr 04 2013 :  11:06:07 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm taking a thrift store break right now..Trying to focus on finishing projects I already have and placing them where they need to go. But I will keep living vicariously through your finds!!!

Blog: http://confessionsofaholidayjunkie.blogspot.com/

Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/holidayjunkie/
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Emily Anna
True Blue Farmgirl

863 Posts

Emily
Fort Atkinson WI
USA
863 Posts

Posted - Apr 05 2013 :  06:43:26 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I haven't been on this thread for a while so I'm just getting caught up on all of the wonderful treasures you guys are finding.

Darn it, CJ!! I'm getting sick of all the cute baskets and suitcases you are finding, you lucky lady! You need to put a sign outside of your thrift store telling people their new donation drop off is at the St. Vinnies in Fort Atkinson, WI so I can score some of the awesome stuff you find! :) Love it!

Anita, I just love the suitcase filled with patterns! It's like a farmgirl treasure chest!

Heading to St. Vinnies today. We'll see if I can find any good deals like all of you! :)

Emily
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MtnGrlByTheBay
True Blue Farmgirl

171 Posts

Erin
Lexington Park MD
USA
171 Posts

Posted - Apr 05 2013 :  09:16:04 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Anyone know this gal? DH found her blog this morning. We're planning a FAMILY adventure tomorrow morning, and will head this route. Hope to find a couple of fun birthday presents... and a fun time with DH and my boys (ages 6 & 9).

http://elizabethholcombe.typepad.com/elizabeth_holcombe_whimsi/2008/07/a-thrif-tique-tour-of-the-northern-neck.html

^^^I'm a RidgeRunner, and will always feel best when surrounded by the PA mountains.^^^

www.lastlapgang.com
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13311 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13311 Posts

Posted - Apr 05 2013 :  10:39:06 AM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Well, I found this at our Methodist Thrift yesterday for $1.00!
A Samsonite case that is squarish . . 21 x 21 with extra goodies inside. It really only needs cleaning,(which I haven't done yet) no major refurbishing. This will be GREAT for my clothes for our upcoming Glamping Road Trip!
And, the cream color matches some of the other pieces I've been able to find! YAY!
CJ





..from the barefoot farmgirl in SW Colorado...sister chick #665.
2010 Farmgirl Sister of the Year
Mother Hen: FARMGIRLS SOUTHWEST HENHOUSE

my aprons - http://www.facebook.com/FarmFreshAprons

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

from my hands - www.cjscreations-ceejay.blogspot.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com
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