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Monday, April 30, 2012

Some Weekend Thrifting

This past weekend we went to the season opening of the Fredericktown Flea Market with Matt and Hannah.
 This was one of the first things I saw when I walked in, so I had to take a picture for my Dad and for Allison. :)
 We didn't really get much there, but I did buy two necklaces for a dollar. They're not fancy or anything, but I like the shapes and colors of the beads.

Matt and Hannah also showed us a second-hand store called ReStore that benefits Habitat for Humanity. They have all kinds of cabinets, sinks, hardware, tiles, lamps, chairs, etc. I found some beautiful floral wallpapers among the not to lovely 1980s wallpaper patterns, and I'm really excited for what I might do with them. I got all three rolls for $3, so I think this might be my find of the year. :) I won't be covering any walls, but I may frame the first one, and I have plans to use the other two for gift packaging and maybe even to make some tape.
I'll post more when I complete some projects. 

-Shelley

2 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness! The middle wallpaper looks just like the one in my bedroom growing up except it also had some orange paisleys mixed in there. :) Love your blog, Shelley!

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    1. Oh how funny! I thought the pattern looked familiar. I think my parents had some similar-looking sheets, too. :) Glad you're enjoying!

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