Thursday, May 24, 2012

Garage sale finds and a peek...

Hey everyone!
I hope you're all enjoying the beautiful spring weather!
It's been lovely here in Southern Ontario and May always jumpstarts the
beginning of the garage sale season for us.
I wanted to share a couple of my recent garage sale finds and show you a peek of some changes
I've made in the breakfast nook.



I really enjoy the Saturday morning ritual of waking early, getting my Tim's coffee and
hitting the road to find those one of a kind bargains!
I'm careful to make sure I only take home things I absolutely love, absolutely need or that
"deal of a lifetime" lol.


I recently found this great white slip-covered bench which cost me all of $5!
It goes great at the bottom of my daughter's bed and she's been using it to store
her extra blankets and pillows.


Another favourite find are these PB look-alike mercury glass balls.
They have holes in the bottoms where you can place little battery operated lights inside.
They're on my mantel right now but I can easily see them on the table in the backyard all lit up for the evenings.
They cost me $1 each which was considerably cheaper than what PB was selling them for!
 

Here is a peek of a few low-cost changes I've made in the breakfast nook.


I'll be sharing what I did in the breakfast nook in an upcoming post.

Thanks for stopping by and I'll see ya soon!
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11 comments:

  1. $5 for that bench?!? WOW. Why can't I find pieces like this in my neck of the woods? Awesome deal, and a great bench too!

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  2. Great deal on the bench! I love your mercury glass too. You found some pretty awesome things!

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  3. Omg, you DID NOT get that slipcovered bench for $5.00!!! And i love love the lit up mercury glass balls... so pretty, they would be fabulous outside at night. And, all your ironstone and white looks so pretty on the shelves...

    Cindy

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  4. Looks like you got some great things! That bench was quite a steal and I really like the mercury glass. However, the shelf is my favorite picture. It's so pretty!

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  5. Nice finds!!! I love this time of year..going to Christie's on Sat. are you?? I will be happy if I come home with one treasure..I have been lucky so far,ABERFOYLE has been great this year..anyway,glad to see a new post from you! x0

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  6. It's crazy wonderful what can be found out there. WAY TO GO! Your breakfast nook is gorgeous as ever! Looking forward to more!

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  7. You find the greatest things!!! Can't wait to see the breakfast nook!!

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  8. Great finds and awesome prices too! That is our youngest son and my ritual every Saturday in May and into June too. Tim Hortons and hitting some garage sales!

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  9. Oooohh - I'm hooked already!! $5 for that gorgeous bench? Wowzer - please point me in the direction of that particular stallholder - that's AMAZING! Love your mercury balls too - and the kitchen shelves, in fact, before I use up too much space, let's just say that i love it ALL - you have great style, and I'm looking forward to having a long read through your previous posts!
    Best wishes from the UK.
    Paula x

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  10. Wow that bench was a steal for $5!

    I had Tim's coffee once or twice when we visited Canada from Atlanta. :) You just brought back some memories for me.

    Love your curtains in the breakfast nook. Do you mind sharing where they came from?

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Thank you all so much for taking the time to leave a comment! Ilove reading each and every one.
Kim