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Favorite Finds (Thanks Classically B!)

It was a cold and wet weekend in Indianapolis and it's really starting to feel like fall.  I had a great weekend and there was no scheduled place to be this weekend, which never seems to happen!  My husband and I took turns watching the baby and he got some work done on the camper and I did some thrifting.  Goodwill was 50% off day and I got some neat finds I'll share with you this week but here's one…

thrift store

Shopping the Goodwill {Part 3}

Welcome back to my goodwill (thrift store) feature where I show my readers about items you really almost always find while out thrifting.  Now there are no excuses and you can no longer say I never find anything when I'm out thrifting! If you missed my other post you can read about them here and here. Today is all about glass! As you can see by my photo above that there is never a shortage of glass at the goodwill.…

baskets

Shopping the Goodwill {Part 2}

Probably the most common item in the home department at the Goodwill are baskets, lots and lots of baskets. It makes me wonder and ashamed to admit I've bought baskets at a regular store and paid full price! There are lots of uses for baskets obviously and here's a few examples to spark your imagination. In the living room you can use a basket instead of a piece of pottery to hold a plant or tree. (Chinoiserie Chic) In the…

updated furniture

Shopping the Goodwill {Part 1}

(More Goodwill Articles after this post on the bottom of the page so keep reading!) A few weeks ago I posted this photo on instagram of a chair I purchased at the Goodwill for $4.99. I got a lot of comments where people said, I never find anything like that at the Goodwill but in reality there seems to be certain items I almost always run across over and over again and I thought it would be fun to take the…

Decorating with Plates

Yesterday I posted on instagram (housetoyourhome) and my Facebook page a photo of some plates I recently picked up at my local Goodwill that I plan on doing a little makeover to. Honestly though, maybe I built it up a bit too much because my plans aren't that exciting and now that I finished the project and hung them in my dining room, I'm afraid I need to add a little something to it. You want to know why I'm…