Thrifty Tuesday

A day early of course...
I am in the process of
collecting plates, bowls, and candlesticks
to make cake platters and cupcake stands.
This week I was able
to come across ed a
whole PILE of items at
my local thrift shops to get me started.

I ended up paying around $15 dollars and came home with the following...
18 various bowls
14 candle holders
36 plates.

Now let's play with them and
see what we come up with....












I also came across ed these amber lamp pieces.

I paired them with a couple

candle holders to make these...

I will be linking to the following parties...

Met Monday @ http://www.betweennapsontheporch.blogspot.com/
Just Something I Whipped Up @ http://www.thegirlcreative.blogspot.com/
Making the World Cuter @ http://makingtheworldcuter.blogspot.com/
Make It for Monday @ http://cottageinstincts.blogspot.com/
Mosaic Monday @ http://dearlittleredhouse.blogspot.com/

Do It Yourself Day @ http://asoftplace.net/
Toot Your Horn Tuesday @ http://www.sillylittlesparrow.com/

Penny Pinching Party @ http://www.thethriftyhome.com/
Show and Tell @ http://www.bluecricketdesign.net/

Thrifty Thursday @ http://lbratina.blogspot.com/
Strut Your Stuff Thursday @ http://www.somewhatsimple.com/

Frugalicious Friday @ http://decormamma.blogspot.com/
I’m a Creative Cat @ http://www.poppiesatplay.blogspot.com/
Show & Tell Friday @ http://romantichome.blogspot.com/

Saturday Nite Special @ http://funkyjunkinteriors.blogspot.com/

22 comments:

  1. Goodness! You seriously lucked out! They all came out so good. :) Thanks for visiting my blog today!

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  2. Wow girl you found a deal and a half. Love what you've done with them as well. you've now inspired me to go hunting.

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  3. Those are so great...I especially love the bottom 2 with the amber...beautiful!

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  4. I've seen this craft before and thinks it's awesome. Wish I had thought of it before I went out and bought a similar item last year that's not near as unique!
    Glad to have you at Toot Your Horn Tuesday this week!!

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  5. Very fun!! And what a great deal on all of that stuff!

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  6. You got a lot of bang for your fifteen bucks!!! Fabulous!

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  7. Wow...I would love to spend a day with you "thrifting around town"...great finds...love the amber candle globes!

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  8. That is AMAZING!! great job... I love all the 3 tiered plates and the card platters! Very cool!

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  9. I don't think my last comment posted, but if you get a double dose of me today I apologize:) Very elegant finds! I am enjoying your playlist! You have great taste in music! Thanks for the link!
    Andy
    Poppies at Play

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  10. I love it! Thanks for linking up.

    Michelle
    www.TrashToTreasureDecorating.com

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  11. Oh what fun! thanks so much for sharing your finds at MM. :)

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  12. awesome recylce job. How fun is all that!

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  13. Gorgeous, gorgeous! I would have never thoght to use the lamp pieces. Very clever! Sorry I am so late. As it ended up, we did have a (6 hour) stint in the ER with my son. Praise God, all is ok. But, I am late in getting around to everyone this week. My apologies.
    Sincere thanks for linking up to Tales from Bloggeritville Thrifty Thursday!

    HUGS,
    Leigh
    Tales from Bloggeritaville
    www.lbratina.blogspot.com

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  14. Absolutely beautiful! I love it! Thanks for sharing! -April

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  15. Wow! Looks as if you have plenty to get you started! I like what I've seen so far! Lezlee

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  16. Wow what amazing finds! I love what you have come up with so far...gorgeous. Thanks for sharing!

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  17. Hi this is fii from swapbot following your blog.
    Some lovely finds that you did in the thriftstore and I really like your combinations:)

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