Monday, September 8, 2008

Cheap and Cheerful


I've been pretty good at resisting useless stuff at the thrift shop lately, but a couple of things wore down my resistance. The wooden plate on the left is from Poland. Isn't it wonderful? I collect cheerful wooden things from Eastern European countries, so I had to have that! Three dollars. And then the tile. It's a Xenia Taler tile, which meant nothing to me at the store, but I thought it was too cute to pass up for two dollars, so that came home with me too!

9 comments:

Columbia Lily said...

I feel that buying things at thrift stores does in fact RESCUE them from landfills. So I am really SAVING THE PLANET when I buy useless things from the thrift store. =)

The Clarks said...

The plate is so cute and you really scored with the tile. Way to go. Those were great finds.

Rachel@oneprettything.com said...

Those are super cute! I love that tile!

kelly said...

Great thrifting. I LOVE cheap and cheerful. The cheaper the cheerfuller(?)!

bunting said...

You lucky lady - if only I could get that qualiy of thrifted stuff at my local stores ...sigh.....
Love the little tile, birds are a favourite image of mine!

suzof7 said...

Those are terrific finds! Both terrific, but I am partial to the birdie!

Darling Petunia said...

I'm glad you could all share in my thrifting JOY with me! Trust me, though, every trip to the shop does NOT result in stuff like that!

Elizabeth said...

The little tile is gorgeous. I do a lot of thrifting too but am trying to cut back on what I actually bring into the house - small house, waaaaay too much stuff!!

Geek+Nerd said...

That plate is so adorable. I'm a little obsessed with the whole Eastern European folk art thing...which is hilarious because it has nothing to do with my heritage.