Thrifting Finds this Week

My sister Karan and I took an afternoon and had lunch out and checked out some new thrift shops.  She scored a few special finds and I found these:

I'm always needing buttons, so this was the first blouse I bought for the buttons. When I cut the buttons off I immediately re-purposed into a bag because I absolutely loved the pattern and the stretchy cotton fabric. Had I known I would do that I would have taken a "before" picture of the blouse!  $3.77

The square buttons are an inch square and they are carved!  Look how many were on the blouse!

We squealed over this find!
A Coldwater Creek Felted Vest with appliqued Snowman and embroidered trees and snowflakes!  $3.77

 Yellow tags were half price on Tuesday

And I picked up two of these shell sweaters for half price so both together were $3.39.

I already turned the orange one into a bag last Tuesday when we shopped.  I should have taken it this morning when I was rockin' all that orange but I forgot I had it.  I love it!

I'm playing the game at Her Library Adventures...Flea Market Finds.  So fun to see what everyone else found!


Paulette said…
I love half price stickers! Nice thrift finds. The blouse fabric is very lovely and made a very nice bag.
Vanessa said…
Those buttons are unique and cool! Can't wait to see how you turn them into something terrific!
Adri Hunt said…
I love finding a good deal! Good job on recreating your finds into something else!!
Patty said…
Talk about trash to treasure!! I love the buttons, and the bag is great!!
Erin_in_Boston said…
I want those buttons!!! I can't tell how large they are, but I have been making Big Button Hats for gifts recently, and I think you might want to check out the pattern. It is here,, scroll down to May 16, 2010.

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